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
£8.21 - 14 Per Hour
Swanstaff Recruitment is looking for a reliable, dedicated and experienced Support Worker looking for a full or part time role. Here at Swanstaff we are on a huge recruitment drive and need to hear from you! Job title: Support Worker Location: Lowestoft Rate of pay: £8.21 - £14.00 The daily duties of a Support Worker: Looking after the physical comfort of patients Keeping departments clean and tidy, for example cleaning of equipment and making and changing beds. Taking and recording basic observations such as blood pressure and temperature. Helping patients to eat and to move about, if they have mobility problems. Listening and talking to patients. The requirements of a Support Worker: A minimum of 6 months experience in the Healthcare sector and this role. A valid DBS. A kind and caring nature. Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Temp of the Month scheme. Refer a Friend scheme. Swanstaff Ambassador Scheme. Weekly pay Fun and Supportive office team Daily vacancies emailed to you. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and call Jamie on 01473 558443 for more information!