Your role as a Carer
Carer 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. Carer's 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 carer 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 Carer
- maintaining their hygiene
- ensuring they receive healthy meals and fluids
- helping them with basic day-to-day or administrative tasks like paying bills.
The Carer 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 Carer
What does Colchester have to offer?
£11 - 14 Per Hour
Due to increasing demand from our clients in Essex we are looking to recruit additional DBS Chef’s with experience of working within care homes. Job Title: Chef Location: Essex(Colchester) areas Salary: £11.00 - £14.00 per hour The role of a Chef: Working as a Chef within our client’s team, you will be required to assist with the daily food preperation and cooking of all meals to a high standard, some assisting with preparing food trolleys and delivering to the wards may be required. Keeping all areas clean following all mandatory COSHH and HACPP guidelines. Working hours are usually 0730 – 1800 and will require weekend working. The requirements of a Chef: A minimum of 6 months previous experience Food Hygiene Certificate level 2 or 3 dated within the last 3 years DBS dated within the last 12 months or on the update service (if you do not have one, one can be applied for) The benefits of working for Swanstaff Recruitment: We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below. Competitive pay rates, Weekly paid FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Hayley Willingham in our Catering team!
£10 Per Hour
Swanstaff Recruitment are currently looking for an experienced School Caretaker in the Colchester area! Could it be you? Job Title: School Caretaker Location: Colchester Salary: £10.00 per hour The role of a School Caretaker: Working for a well established charity providing direct provision for students with additional needs age 11-18. The role is to provide general maintenance and upkeep of the school, grounds and décor across the property adhering to the Health and Safety protocols at all time. Conducting regular health and safety checks Regular liasing with Site / Facilities Manager to ensure planned site work is carried out and adhered to Reporting of any issues that may require escalation Ensuring safe storage of all wequipment and materials required for day to day maintenance including adherance to COSHH regulations Supervision of outside contractors visiting sites The requirements of a School Caretaker: Previous experience of working with children with additional needs (desirable) DBS dated within the last 12 months or on the update service (essential) Previous experience working as a handyman / maintenance / caretaker (essential) Previous experience gardening, general building maitenance (essential) General knowledge and awareness of legislation and regulations (essential) Full UK Driving Licence (essential) This role is available to start immediately for the right person and is temporary ongoing with a view to potentially go permanent in the future. We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below. Competitive pay rates, Weekly paid FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Hayley Willingham from our Industrial team!