Support Worker

£8.97 - £11.21 p/hour

Who we are:

Healthcare Direct is a young, ambitious healthcare recruitment company looking to provide an outstanding level of service to our staff. From a simplified recruitment process to highly competitive rates of pay. Our aim is to become the agency of choice within the Healthcare industry. We understand that it is our staff who make us successful so if you are looking for a company who is dedicated and passionate towards their workforce, then apply today!

What we can offer:

Working closely with local healthcare establishments we can offer regular shifts within Nursing Homes, Residential Homes, Support environments, hospitals and more. We have day, night and weekend shifts available with varied times to suit each individual staff member’s needs.

The Role:

As a support worker, you will be responsible for supporting individuals who need help emotionally and practically, to help them gain independence and get the most out of life. Support work covers an array of areas such as mental health, challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and physical disabilities. Service users may be based in a residential home, hospital, supported living environment or a day centre depending on their condition. A highly rewarding position that suits outgoing people who love to interact and promote independence.

Locations:

Godstone, Lingfield, Edenbridge and surrounding areas.

The Tasks:

  • Helping service users to maintain all aspects of their domestic lives by assisting with cooking, cleaning, shopping and other domestic duties
  • Supporting service users with their goals based within their home environments or local community
  • Assisting service users with activities of support varying from daily living skills, personal care, being a travel escort or teaching independent life skills
  • Assisting with social activities such as visiting family/friends, walks, cinema/theatre or meals out etc
  • Monitoring and recording notes on daily record sheets relating to each visit
  • Liaising with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each service user
  • Creating opportunities for service users to develop, establish, and maintain personal relationships and social networks, which encourage greater participation and integration in their chosen communities

The Benefits:

Free Uniform
Free Training
Free DBS Certificate
A starting rate of £8.97 p/hour plus enhancements for nights, weekends and public holidays
Fantastic training and development
Holiday Pay
Loyalty Bonus Scheme
A dedicated team to support you
Flexible working hours

The Requirements:

  • Kind and caring nature
  • Flexibility towards shifts
  • To communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Two work related contact details for referees
  • Experience is preferred but not essential
  • Driver is preferred but not essential

*If you have in date healthcare training certificates you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process

Please contact our Tonbridge office on 01732 449795 or click below to apply online.