Support Worker

  • Location:

    Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Immediate Start

  • Salary:

    £9 - £16 per hour + Free PVG & uniform

  • Contact:

    Emma Linton

  • Contact email:

    emma.linton@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/540724

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-30

  • Start date:

    ASAP

We're all facing a very challenging time but if you're after your own personal career challenge as an Agency Support Worker - helping to support and make a real difference to people's lives and the community in this time of COVID-19 and beyond - we want to hear from you today.

We're looking for Agency Support Workers in Peterhead, with a least six months' experience in the care sector. For the right dedicated and proactive candidate, the pay is £9 to £16 per hour.

Duties and highlights of the care role:

You'll already have significant experience as a Support Worker or Care Worker in community services work, either in a perm or temp capacity. As such, you'll be comfortable in carrying out all aspects of personal care, including assisting with feeding, bathing, washing and dressing.

Based in Peterhead, you'll be willing to take on flexible working, will ideally have a driving license and a real desire to offer an excellent and personal service in all your care jobs and duties. The role pays up to £16 per hour.

Other responsibilities of the role include:

  • Carrying out health checks.
  • Teaching daily living skills, such as budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits.
  • Providing leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting.
  • Going out in the community with the service user to their local clubs or social events (cinema, bowling and eating out, etc., as is deemed safe at this time).
  • Record keeping on all charts (feeding, activity, etc.).

You should also be expert and thorough in following individual care plans and writing reports. Above all, you'll be completely committed to getting to know your clients and their interests and needs.

If this sounds like the role for you, please get in touch today to find out more or to apply. Rest assured, if any interviews are required, they will take place online or via phone to ensure your health and safety at this time. We look forward to hearing from you.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.