Your role as a Care Assistant
Care Assistant roles can be an extremely rewarding field. Every day you will be helping to improve lives, working on the front line of Health and Social Care with a wide variety of clientele. Care Assistants provide support to the disabled, elderly, dementia patients, long-term ill and individuals with learning difficulties, so your role can be very varied and no days will ever be the same! You can work as a care assistant in a residential or nursing home or in a respite care setting. We also offer some 1:1 position in supported living accommodation.
Main duties of a Care Assistant
- maintaining their hygiene
- ensuring they receive healthy meals and fluids
- helping them with basic day-to-day or administrative tasks like paying bills.
The Care Assistant role also includes getting to know clients personally and providing them with emotional support and company, being a good listener and encouraging them to take part in activities and socialising with other residents, all of which contributes positively to their wellbeing.
Required skills and experience of a Care Assistant
Ipswich is a large town in Suffolk with a population of 137,500. Set on the River Orwell, its waterfront is lined with cafes, galleries and shops, and the 19th-century Old Custom House which reflects the towns maritime history.
If you are looking for something to do in Ipswich you could take a cruise along the river Orwell, visit Christchurch Mansion to view the historical artwork on display or spend your time shopping in the town where you will find an array of independent retailers as well as high street staples.
There are over 9500 businesses offering employment opportunities in Ipswich. The largest employment sector in Ipswich is Health and Social Care, closely followed by Wholesale and Retail trades.
£9 Per Hour
Are you looking for flexible work that you can fit around your busy life? We have full and part time positions! Job title: Healthcare Worker Location: Ipswich, Suffolk Rate of pay: £9.00 per hour The role of a Healthcare Worker: We work with a various clients including Mental health, Brain Injury, Learning disabilities and we also work with homes that care for children and young people. We have various shifts including Earlies, Lates, Long days and Nights! The requirements of a Healthcare Worker: 6 months previous UK Healthcare experience A valid DBS A kind, caring and compassionate nature A valid UK driving licence and your own transport is preferred but not essential Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Flexible working - you let us know when you can work! Free car parking on registration. Easy online application forms if unable to attend in person Free Training Full support of Swanstaff office Temp Of the Month Scheme Ambassador Programme Pay enhancement at weekends Weekly Pay If you’re interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively get in touch with Rosie!
£8.72 Per Hour
Swanstaff are currently looking for trustworthy, flexible Kitchen Assistants to work adhoc hours for our client in Ipswich in a Care Home Setting. You must be able to work under pressure and able to maintain a calm persona. Job title: Kitchen Assistant Location: Ipswich, Suffolk Rate of pay: £8.72 per hour The role of a Kitchen Assistant: You will be required to prepare food to a high standard and ensure the kitchen is kept to a high standard of cleanliness and washing up. This is an idea position for a candidate who is looking for a few extra shifts per week. Ad hock shifts with an immediate start. Weekend shifts available. The requirements of a Kitchen Assistant: Previous experience in this or a similar role. Level 2 Food Hygiene. A valid DBS. If you’re interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Rosie! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
£9.50 - 16 Per Hour
The wonderful team at Swanstaff Ipswich are recruiting for amazing Support Worker Super Stars and Hero's to join our already amazing team of Care and Support Key Workers. This is an amazing opportunity for a block booking until the end of June with the opportunity to carry on based on performance. Our clients in Ipswichare looking for additional experienced candidates from our Ipswich Branch to support their service users with experience Support Workers from a Mental Health and learning Disabilities placement employment history. The below criteria is all you need to join the rest of our Key Workers with helping on days or nights at clients Job title:Support Worker Location:Ipswich, Suffolk Rate of pay:£9.50 - £18per hour Shifts: Waking nights Sleep ins The requirments of a Support Worker: 6 months experience within a commercial care / support Valid DBS - if not we can process a DBS application (6 months Care experience within 5 years) Benefits: Regular bookings Uniform Weekly pay and Holiday FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme - get between £50 and £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us Working for Swanstaff: Flexible working day shifts around busy parents and students Free Mandatory training: Online and practical Temp of the Month and Swanstaff Annual Recognition Award with vouchers Booking shifts as per your availability days and nights Weekly bookings Weekly Pay and Holiday Pay Refer a Friend payment If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Franco!