Support Worker
Forest Homecare
Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
6d ago

Work with Forest Homecare

Job Title : Support Worker

Division : Homecare

Location : Colchester

Responsible to : Coordinator / Senior Support Worker

Salary : £10 - £14.08 Per Hour

We are recruiting Support Workers to work in Colchester. No experience is necessary as full paid training is provided. You will need to be flexible and able to work with adults who may have learning disabilities or mental health needs.

You will be part of an established family run care agency that operates throughout Essex & Suffolk.

What we can offer you :

  • Join a great team working for a highly respected organisation
  • Paid induction training
  • Uniforms and PPE provided
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Care certificate & Health and Social Care qualifications
  • Mileage paid dependent on area and travel requirements
  • Holiday Pay accrued every hour you work
  • Full and Part-Time Hours with flexible shifts to suit you
  • Role Responsibilities :

  • The role of the Support Worker will involve supporting individuals with a wide range of activities including access to vocational, educational and social activities.
  • Supporting with home-related tasks as well as general day to day activities as required by the service user in order to meet their desired outcomes and needs
  • In addition to this, some of the individuals that we support may require assistance and prompt with aspects of their personal care.
  • Visits can range from 30 minutes to several hours depending on Service Users’ needs and requirements. In addition to this, some of the people we support require sleep in duties overnight.
  • Due to the nature of the role an element of travelling is required and therefore we will require drivers with a Full UK Driving Licence and access to a car.

    We will be able to offer you full or part-time hours including every other weekend or one day every weekend.

    Essential :

  • Have a naturally caring and compassionate nature
  • Be reliable and honest
  • Understand the importance of maintaining our Service Users’ dignity and respect
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to a car
  • About Forest Homecare :

    Established in 1994, Forest Homecare remains an independent family-run business that has now grown into one of the largest domiciliary care and support providers in Essex and Suffolk, providing care and support in the heart of the community.

    Forest Homecare continues to provide a full and flexible range of care and support services across the eastern region, including practical care, personal care, specialist care and community support.

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