Care and Support Worker
Location: Kendal, Cumbria
Salary: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour
Job type: Temporary
Hours: Full time (days & nights available)
Start date: Immediate start subject to satisfactory References and DBS
Barker Ross Health and Social Care are currently recruiting for a Care and Support Worker on behalf of a client based near Kendal in Cumbria. This will involve supporting adults with learning disabilities, mental health, challenging behaviours and dementia.
- Providing high quality care to service users, identifying needs and preferences for each individual and providing personal care to adults with learning disabilities, mental health, dementia and related challenging behaviours
- Assist in the safe lifting, transferring, repositioning and movement of clients
- Supporting young adults, adults and older people within a residential home, one to one support, group activates and providing personal care and support
- Encourage good community relationships and liaising with other healthcare professionals
- Accurately report, record and maintain records as required and reading over care plans for each service user
- Assist with all aspects of catering and domestic duties as and when required
- Report any deficiencies in the service of whatever nature to the service manager or senior staff
- Identifying priorities and managing time effectively
- Actively listening and showing understanding of others
- Continually updating own knowledge and actively pursuing own personal development
- Demonstrating a positive attitude in all dealings with people and acting as a positive role model
- Being prompt, punctual, prepared and maintaining a high standard of personal appearance at all times
- Understanding professional boundaries of both clients and co-workers
- Being passionate about ensuring that your Customers are receiving care in a dignified and respectful manner
- Understanding that working as part of a passionate and committed team is key
- Hours of work - full time and part time hours available
Must have 6 months experience within healthcare
NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care
Current enhanced DBS
If this is a role you are interested in please contact Jade at Barker Ross Health and Social Care on 0115 9418131 or apply online to this advert.
Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.
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