Carer / Support Worker – Lancaster/Morecambe
Specialist Care Team
Lancaster, Lancashire, United Kingdom
2d ago

We are looking for support workers in Lancaster and Morecambe to assist our service users with a range of support from personal care to meeting with friends and family, accessing the local community, budgeting, medications and domestic and daily household tasks.

We are an outcome-focused organisation supporting individuals to maintain and achieve greater independence through working towards short and long term goals.

  • Salary : £17,800 per year (£8.50 per hour plus enhancements
  • wage increases to £9.00 if you take on more senior responsibilities )

  • Full time and part time position available
  • Paid travel time between service users
  • Mileage paid (40p per mile) / Free bus pass for walkers
  • Company phone
  • We’re looking for people who are open-minded and caring, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

    You will need good planning skills and a creativity that allows you to think outside of the box.

    What experience and qualifications do I need?

    You don’t necessarily need any qualifications or experience what really matters to us is that you have the right values.

    It’s helpful if you have experience in supporting others, either professionally as social care worker, or indirectly through your home life or social connections.

    Your skills

    Everyone working in social care needs a good standard of English, as well as numeracy and digital skills. You will need to enjoy working in a team and you need to be good at problem solving.

    Additional skills required to be a support worker include :

  • the ability to be organised
  • good listening and communication skills
  • the ability to understand and follow policies and procedures
  • good writing skills to fill in care plans
  • If you’re looking for a rewarding career with lots of opportunities for personal development and career progression through our training and development programmes, adult social care could be right for you.

    Specialist Care Team is a social care provider across north Lancashire with operations in Lancaster, Morecambe and Carnforth.

    Apply today to make a massive difference to someone’s life ...

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