Care Support Worker

Recruiter
Carewatch Ayrshire
Location
Irvine, Ayrshire
Salary
Unspecified £9 - walkers and £9.60 -drivers / Pensions / 28 Holidays /
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1224736929
Are you looking for a fulfilling role in care, working regularly with customers and helping them stay independent, in their own homes? We are looking for full-time and part-time care and support workers, with or without care experience in the Irvine and Kilwinning area. We’ll train and support you, so you can confidently deliver a great service. You’ll develop a bond with your customers, which will help you to assist them with tasks and keep an eye on their health and wellbeing. You will need to be a driver with access to a car, to travel between customers. We welcome existing or friends double up teams, for our two-handed care worker customers. You must be able to start work at 7am for early shifts and finish around 10pm for late shifts. We have a number of shift patterns which can be discussed at interview but you must be able to work some weekends. You will need a car for the majority of our work, although we have a few walking runs too. You’ll be helping your customers with personal care, such as; · Getting up and ready for the day · Washing · Dressing · Bathing · Toileting · Getting ready for bed And practical tasks, such as laundry, cleaning, tidying, meal preparation and cooking, doctor’s appointments and shopping. We will support you with: · Scottish Living Wage · The opportunity to study for career development · Flexible working hours · Free uniforms · 28 days paid holidays (FTE pro rata for part time) Every customer is different, so the support and help that you provide will depend on your customer’s needs, which will be assessed and regularly monitored by our quality officers. You’ll be fully supported with practical and emotional help from our friendly office-based teams to help you confidently deliver care. We also offer you the opportunity to study and develop your career. Carewatch support all of our staff in their ability to excel and achieve and are always looking for Care Workers who want to progress further in the future. You must be able to start work at 7am for early shifts and finish around 10pm for late shifts. We have a number of shift patterns which can be discussed at interview but you must be able to work some weekends. This role is subject to a Disclosure Scotland PVG membership and you will need to provide proof of a full UK driving licence and your right to reside and work in the UK. From October 2017 as a care support worker in Scotland you will be required to register within 60 days with SSSC. We will give you more information at interview. If you want to make a difference and like the idea of working for a standout employer, we would love to hear from you. Carewatch Ayrshire are part of Inverclyde and North Ayrshire Care Services Ltd who are a family owned and operated business providing care and support services to North and East Ayrshire, Inverclyde, East and West Dunbartonshire and Argyll (Lomond area). Operating as a franchise of Carewatch. We have offices in Greenock and Irvine. For more details please go to www.carewatch.co.uk/jobs This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87460386

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