Akton Recruitment are currently working with the Local Authorities to fill a number of positions for Care and Support Workers. These roles are to cover a 24hour service, therefore flexibility around working day/night shifts is required. This contract is ongoing and is currently paying £11PH.
As a Care & Support Worker you work as part of a team providing direct care and support to adults with care & support needs in either of the following settings:
- Domiciliary care services provided in the adult's own home based within a local community or an extra care scheme. Or,
- Older people's day services, respite or residential services including specific support within a safe environment to people experiencing dementia
The support you provide will either be in the local community in the home of the adult with care & support needs; in an Extra Care setting; or within residential settings including working with adults with complex needs including dementia. You will work in ways which are consistent with the key aims of maintaining dignity and respecting human rights, as well as maximising the independence and wellbeing of the adult. You will also work in accordance with current legislation, and Directorate policy and procedures, working within the framework of Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards and individual care plans/ support plans.
At times your work with the adult with care and support needs will be in partnership with Health, Voluntary and Private Agencies, families and carers.
An enhanced DBS clearance is required. This role involves spoken communications so a confident use of English language is required.