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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Care Support Worker - Somerset, Minehead - £22,554 - £24,593

Call/email Ellie or Alisdair at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.


Position: Care Support Worker

Location: Somerset-Minehead

Salary:  £22,554.34 - £24,593.46

Contract Type: Full time

Hours: 40 hours per week - Term time only plus 10 additional days


This college is part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools/colleges across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.


Qualifications:

  • Level 2 English and Maths or prepared to work towards

  • Care work experience (Desired)

  • Level 3 Health and Social Care or working towards

Benefits:

  • Full training and continued support

  • Opportunity to gain qualifications, which will be funded by the college !

  • 10% off accommodation, hot drinks and food at Foxes Hotel

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

The Role:

This is a specialist college and training hotel for young people with learning disabilities, situated in the friendly seaside town of Minehead.

The college believe in changing lives and giving the students the skills, knowledge, and confidence to successfully shape their own future. Their aim is to equip young adults with the life and hospitality skills to become work ready, life ready.

As a Care Support Worker, you will ensure you meet the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence.

Your absolute priority is to safeguard the service users in their care. You must work professionally, effectively and sensitively with your team to ensure that all service users are safe and feel safe with any concerns listened to and acted upon appropriately.


Key duties:

  • Assist service users who need help with getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and the toilet.

  • Help service users with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence, and help in use and care of aids and personal equipment.

  • Comply with the agency's guidelines and policies at all times.

  • Encourage service users to remain as independent as possible.

  • Carry out duties in accordance with the Personal Service User plan (care plan).

  • Complete medication record, if applicable.

  • Ensure all paperwork is appropriately completed and kept up-to-date.

  • Support individuals in attending planned activities in the community whilst promoting individual interests.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.


As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.


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