Care & Support Worker

Pro rata
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
I4 Jobs
Contract Type
Part Time

Care & Support Worker


£7.30 per hour (without NVQ/QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care) £14,467 per annum, pro rata

£7.40 per hour (with NVQ/QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care) £14,662 per annum, pro rata

Part Time

To ensure regulatory compliance all applicants must be aged 18 years or over.

Our Client is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.  Their services include supported living, domiciliary care, housing & care (extra care) schemes, care homes, day services and respite/short breaks.

Care & Support Worker – Role Overview and Responsibilities

They are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to be part of a vibrant community, supporting people over 55 who are living with a dementia, within Dorothy Terry House.  You will support individuals to enhance and develop life skills.  Person centred activity is at the heart of the service, providing creativity and wellbeing to improve people’s lives.


  • Good verbal communication skills and ability to listen sensitively to others.
  • Good written communication skills, with an ability to contribute to a record keeping system.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to provide empathetic, emotional and practical support to service users.
  • A common sense approach to problem solving and an ability to deal with conflict and distress.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and if needed in people’s own home.
  • Ability to liaise in a professional manner with other agencies.
  • Understanding of Equal Opportunities policies adopted by the company.
  • Ability (or willingness to learn) to use online systems for care and support delivery and training.
  • Willing to complete the Care Certificate
  • Willing to undertake and attain a QCF Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care
  • Able to work flexibly across all shifts to meet the needs of the people we support, ensuring that the service has 24 hour staff cover, 365 days of the year
  • Demonstrate the following attributes
  • Sensitive – Kind – Spontaneous – Considerate – Compassionate
  • Empathetic – Good listener – Sense of fun – Tactful – Approachable - Organised – Patient – Punctual – Reliable
  • Capable of working in a position that requires manual handling tasks as a core requirement.


  • A basic understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults.
  • QFC Level 2 (or equivalent) in Health and Social Care.
  • Experience of providing care, support or other services to adults with support needs.
  • Experience of working with older people.
  • Experience of working with people with learning disabilities.
  • Experience of working with and relating to people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Disclosure Level - Enhanced

The Next Step & How to Apply...

To ensure regulatory compliance all applicants must be aged 18 years or over.

To join their team, the next step is to apply online now. As a stable employer, with excellent training and career opportunities, and a fantastic work environment, this will probably be the best move you ever make.

You will need to submit a CV via the apply button below, and then you will be sent via email the direct links to the application process, where you will need to fill in the online application form. 

Please note that your CV will not be seen directly by the hiring manager so you will need to complete the application form in full, in order to be considered for this role.

Closing Date: 24th October 2016