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
The county of Essex, in England, represents the positives of British culture, past and present. Located in the south-east of England and within easy access of London, this uniquely English county has so much to offer with rolling countryside, coastal and market towns and busier urban hubs such as Colchester and Chelmsford.
The county is also great for businesses, with four international deep sea ports, six rail freight terminals and the UK’s third largest cargo airport (London Stansted) in Essex it is easy to see why over 90,000 businesses choose Essex as their home.
£9 - 12 Per Hour
Swanstaff Ipswich needs you now more than ever. We are looking for DBS Kitchen Assistans within Colchester and the surrounding areas. Our candidates are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about keeping premises clean and people safe. Job Title: DBS Kitchen Assistant Location: Colchester Salary: £9ph-£12ph Due to increasing demand from our clients in the Colchester area, we are looking to recruit additional DBS Kitchen Assistants with experience of working within care homes. Working as a Kitchen Assistant within our client’s team, you will be required to assist with the daily food preperation of all meals to a high standard, preparing food trolleys and delivering to the wards. Keeping all preperation areas following all mandatory COSHH and HACPP guidelines. Working hours are 0800 – 1900 and will require weekend working. Requirements A minimum of 6 months previous experience Food Hygiene Certificate level 2 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) What do you need to think about before applying? 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
£8.73 - 11 Per Hour
Swanstaff Colchester needs you now more than ever. We are looking for experienced Healthcare Assistants in the Colchester area to work at our prestigious client in the local area. Our candidates are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about keeping premises clean and people safe. Job Title: Care Assistant Location: Colchester Salary: £8.73- £11.00 per hour The role of a Care Assistant: Due to increasing demand from our client in the Colchester area, we are looking to recruit additional care assistants with experience of working with elderly people, particularly those with dementia, for both day and night work Working as a Care Assistant within our client’s team, it’s not just the resident’s health needs you’ll help meet. You’ll also help them to get more out of life - to be more independent, to enjoy a wider range of activities, and, above all, to have more choice in their day to day life. Whether you’re assisting a nurse, getting involved with a daily activities, filling in vital paperwork or lending someone a hand to eat their lunch, you’ll make all the residents you care for feel safe, comfortable and secure. In other words, you’ll make them feel right at home. But why join our team? 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 FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us The skills you’ll need To join us, you will need a minimum of six months experience in a care environment – but more importantly, you will need flexibility, enthusiasm and the be able to work as part of a team To Apply If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Charlotte Burke! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.