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Care Crew - Home Care Support Worker

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Brighton

Brighton and Hove City Council

Casual

£16,781

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What the job involves: •Helping people carry out their daily activities in line with individual Person Centred Plans •Promoting independence, dignity and choice •Emotional and social support •Liaising with family members and health care providers •Updating care records to reflect changing needs and preferences •Working across the City of Brighton & Hove •Regular training to develop skills You will have: •Experience of working within a care environment for older people (preferred but not essential) •Little or no care experience? No problem. Our expert in-house training team will train you up to industry standards - with no upfront costs •We can provide the training and qualifications required to help progress your career in health care •Willingness to work to maintain our high standards •Excellent communication skills both verbal and written •A commitment to providing excellent standards of care and support in line with guidelines issued by the Care Quality Commission •Flexible in your approach and have the ability to work as part of a team as well as the confidence to work alone •The ability to work under pressure and to use your initiative Benefits: •Attractive hourly pay rates •Enhancements are paid for weekends, late evenings (after 8pm) and bank holidays •Travel time & expenses paid •Up to 25 days annual leave (pro rata) •A workplace pension •DBS check, uniform and personal safety equipment •Full induction and training programme to enable staff to carry out their role to the required standards •Opportunity to study for QCF diplomas levels 2 and 3 in Health & Social Care required to help progress your career in care •Career progression opportunities to other roles The role often involves recording medication and diary or care plan notes. As part of the selection process, there will be a basic exercise in handing numbers and completing paperwork. If you are a caring person with a positive, can-do attitude then apply today.

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