Branch Name : Bristol
Role : Care Worker
Rates : £10.50 - £11ph + 35p per mile
Shifts : Weekends 7am- 2pm Or 4pm - 10pm
Location : North+ South Bristol
Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
Access to Care Friends - gain points every time you refer a like-minded friend or family member.
Fully supported training - Our Homecare team will provide full training for the role. You'll attend one of our assessment centres and be shadowed by some of our most experienced care workers so that you can gain first-hand experience of the role.
Control - Take control of your career with flexible or contracted hours with regular service users.
On-going support and development - grow your career with Medacs Healthcare with our career paths.
Available in some locations.
We are looking for individuals who show empathy, patience, consideration, passion and dedication. You don't need to have any previous experience in home care;
your personality is so much more important in a role like this. Homecare opportunities are diverse and provide a wide range of career opportunities regardless of your experience level, full training and support will be provided at every stage of your career to ensure you have the skills needed for the role.
This is an ideal role if you want to progress your career around your family and home commitments. Working and driving your career forwards alongside other responsibilities is no easy task, but with flexible shifts and excellent career prospects, this is a perfect way to achieve your goals.
Development and opportunities
As a new Care Worker, you will be supported to complete the Care Certificate within the first 12 weeks of your employment.
You will also have a dedicated Care Coordinator who will support you in scheduling your work and maximising opportunities for career development should you wish to climb the homecare ladder.
General key skills
As a Care Worker, you will have :
Empathy and understanding
Compassion and a caring nature
A warm and friendly personality
A passion for good conversation
Quick thinking abilities
Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Excellent attention to detail
A systematic approach to tasks
The ability to work well and under pressure
A flexible attitude
A desire to improve and develop knowledge and skills
Active listening skills
Main Duties / Responsibilities
As a Homecare Care Worker your duties could include :
Regular duties of meal preparation, medication assistance, laundry and cleaning, bathing, grooming and toileting.
Preventing loneliness and isolation through listening, understanding and interacting, providing companionship and conversation.
Promoting dignity and independence with encouragement and assistance
Encouragement and gentle persuasions towards better health, such as taking medication, gentle exercise and drinking fluids
Providing guidance for staying safe, keeping warm or cool in changing climates
Qualifications / Licenses / Certifications
You will need to pass an enhanced background check.
References that cover the last two years. They can be either employment, professional, academic or written from the Job Centre / Benefits Office
If you are looking for a role that will fit around your home life and provide opportunities to build a rewarding career in care, apply today and be a part of something amazing.
Or call Gary for an informal chat 07435944194 email gary.russell medacs.com