Your Role as a Support Worker
If you are looking to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people then a Support Worker role could be an ideal career choice. By providing assistance to vulnerable adults and children you can promote independence and provide them with both practical help and emotional support. Being a Support Worker, particularly for an agency opens up a wide range of clients including adults and children with learning difficulties, physical disabilities, dementia patients and individuals who have sustained life-changing injuries. Support Worker jobs provide an opportunity to build a large skillset and supporting vulnerable people is also very rewarding.
Support Worker Duties and Responsibilities
- Assessing the needs of new clients by conducting interviews with individuals and their families.
- Reporting on assessments.
- Monitoring medical conditions.
- Aiding clients with daily tasks such as washing, dressing, eating and drinking and general mobility.
- Recreational activities with clients.
- Providing information and support to the families of those within your care.
- Maintaining medical records.
- Participating in training to further your knowledge.
- Providing companionship.
Required skills and experience of a Support Worker
- Empathetic, Friendly and Approachable
- Strong People Skills
- Excellent Communication skills
- Patient and Calm nature
- Be able to relate to people from all kinds of backgrounds
- A good listener
- Mentally Strong and able to cope in sometimes distressing situations
Basildon is the largest and fastest growing economy in Essex with big names such as Ford Motor Company and Konica Minolta based in the town. The town has a population of over 180,000 people and an economy worth £3.7bn. The area is strong for the digital, creative and ICT sectors and is well connected with London and international destinations. It is just 30 minutes by train to London and 20 minutes from London Southend airport.
£8.72 - 11 Per Hour
Swanstaff Chelmsford are currently looking for an experienced and reliable Support Worker in the Basildonarea! Job title: Support Worker Location:Basildon, Essex Rate of pay:£8.72- £11.00 per hour The role of a Support Worker: The role of Support Worker is to support our residents with their everyday needs ensuring emotional, and social needs are met. Promoting independence, choice,dignity and assisting where needed with all personal care activities such as washing, bathing, dressing and meal times. You will be part of daily recreational social activities within groups and one to one. Accurate maintenance of record keeping is essential to ensure the correct care delivery is being delivered. Adhere to all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures. Adhere to all Privacy and Confidentiality Policies and Procedures. Keep your training up to date at all times. Follow and adhere to all current Nursing/Mental Health Guidelines. The requirements of a Support Worker: Previous 6 months experience of care, and support is essential. Someone who is passionate about helping, and working with people. Excellent communication skills, and a strong command of the English language. Is able to work on their own initiative, but also in a team environment. Current up to date DBS (On the Update Service - Preferred) You will be required to apply, and pay for your own Enhanced DBS prior to beginning work with us, (We can help you to complete the forms online at registration.) Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Flexible shifts/hours are available, willing to work shift patterns that include Days, Nights, Waking/Sleep Nights, and Weekends- work as much or as little as you like Competitive salary: £8.72-£11per hour, and weekly pay every Friday. Competitive annual leave allowance All training provided online, opportunity to gain qualifications relevant to your role. Very understanding, knowledgeable and supportive Senior Staff. 24/7 On-call telephone line for all staff. Referral bonuses available. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler from our Chelmsford team!
£8.72 Per Hour
Are you looking for a new role as a House Keeper? Our prestigious client in the Basildon area is looking for a DBS checked House Keeper to join their team. Could it be you? Job title:House Keeper Location:Basildon, Essex Rate of pay:£8.72 per hour 6AM-9AM. The Role of a House Keeper: Our client, based in Basildon, is currently seeking a House Keeper to join their team.Working within a care environment, the successful applicant will be required to carry out general cleaning and light maintenance duties within the site.You will need to have a valid DBS for this role. 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 To Apply If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler from our Chelmsford team! www.swanstaff.co.uk EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.
Registered General Nurse
£18 - 23 Per Hour
REGISTERED GENERAL NURSESWANTED!! Are you looking for a career in the care industry? Do you want to advance your current career? If yes, we are the company for you! Job Title: Registered General Nurse Location:Basildon, Essex Rate of Pay: £18.00 - £23.00 The Role of a Registered General Nurse: Delivering personal care to each individual Building a good relationship with each individual candidate Knowledge of End of Life Care Promote a High standard of care Excellent Infection Control knowledge Able to insert NG tubes and knowledge of nasal gastric feeding. An understanding of wound care/septic techniques Requirements of a Registered General Nurse: Flexible hours NMC Registration Up to date mandatory training. DBS required 6 months experience within the last 3 years Experience in a role supporting similar needs is preferable Benefits: Weekly pay Ongoing regular work 28 days Annual leave ‘Refer A Friend’ – earn CASH rewards when referring a friend to Swanstaff (T&C’s apply) 24/7 on call support If you’re interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler from our National Temps team! www.swanstaff.co.uk Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
£8.72 - 11 Per Hour
Swanstaff Chelmsford are currently recruiting for an experienced and reliable Healthcare Assistant in the Basildon area! Could it be you? Job Title: Healthcare Assistant Location:Basildon Rate of Pay: £8.72- £11.00per hour The daily duties of a Healthcare Assistant: Delivering personal care to each individual Building a good relationship with each individual candidate Assisting day to day with all tasks Promote a High standard of care Requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: Flexible hours Great communication skills DBS required 6 months experience within the last 3 years in a Healthcare role Experience in a role supporting similar needs is preferable Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Weekly pay Ongoing regular work 28 days Annual leave ‘Refer A Friend’ – earn CASH rewards when referring a friend to Swanstaff (T&C’s apply) 24/7 on call support If you’re interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler from our National Temps team! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.