Community Support Worker
|Country of Residence: United Kingdom|
Job Type: Permanent job
|Approximate Rate: £ GBP 9 per hour|
|Payment Terms: Monthly|
|Education: at least Primary school|
|Languages required: English|
|Drivers license: Yes|
|Smoking: Doesn't matter|
|Availability to start to work: As soon as possible|
|Should move to the country of employer: Yes|
Job title: Community Support Worker
Location: Wantage, Didcot, Abingdon and surrounding areas
Salary: £9.00 - £9.50 per hour
Benefits: Mileage allowance
Opportunity to undertake recognised qualifications
Assistance in finding Accommodation
Candidates must have full flexibility across the week and weekends to apply for this position and be prepared to work some evenings. Be fluent in the English language for speaking, reading and writing.
About Golden Services
Golden Services is a family run care company covering the Didcot, Grove, Wantage and Abingdon areas based in Wantage Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
We are recognized by the Care Quality Commission for our outstanding delivery in care in the community. We are rapidly growing due to the commitment of our valuable team members and we are looking for caring, compassionate individuals to join us.
Our service is developing and we have achieved the silver award with Investors in people.
We strive to achieve the very best for our service users and enable them to remain at home and be comfortable.
About the role:
•To assist with personal care. Duties will include assistance with washing, toileting, shaving, dental hygiene, bathing, dressing, and eating. Also changing of incontinence products, maintenance of catheter equipment, emptying commodes, disposing of soiled items by appropriate method.
•To assist with domestic duties. Duties will include cleaning, cooking, washing and shopping
•To contribute to a daily log of care and medication record. These will be kept at the service user’s home.
•To ensure the health and welfare of service users.
•To encourage and enable service users to achieve and maintain maximum independence.
•To deliver person centred care.
•To fully participate in team meetings, supervisions, appraisals and other meetings set up to review your achievements.
Responsibilities of Community Support Worker
•Ability to work with Service Users in a caring manner that ensures dignity and respects the right of the service user to be independent.
•Able to complete simple messages and forms in clear understandable writing.
•Able to work on own and as part of a team.
•Willingness to learn.
•Good understanding of the complex needs of older people receiving care services.
•Practical understanding of equality issues in delivering care services.
•Good command of spoken English.
•Presentable to Service Users.
•Good General Health.
•Supports the values of person centred working and promotion of independent living.
• Full driving license and reliable form of transport (we are prepared to assist with this for the right candidates)