Community Support
Worker

Location: Bedford – with regular travel around Bedfordshire
Hours: Up to 40 hours per week
Salary:  £9.00 to £10.53 (inc enhancements)

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are the second biggest provider of domiciliary care in Bedford and we are recruiting for reliable Community Support Workers to work in all areas of Bedford and Central Bedfordshire.

You will provide practical and emotion support to people, giving them the ability to live safely in their own homes. You will work with adults with a wide range of conditions which include, people with mental health problems, physical health issues, or a learning disability. We also support people who are elderly and frail who may need a little support to live well at home. Some of your duties will include supporting individuals to access their community; through shopping, social inclusion and accompanying to appointments, supporting people to attend voluntary work and education courses. Some of the people we support will require assistance with personal care and household tasks such as preparing light meals.

We are looking for exceptional candidates who share our values which are:

  • Innovation Do you embrace new ways of working through innovation and learning from experience?
  • Caring Do you show a willingness to care for the other person?
  • Professionalism Do you take accountability and act in a professional manner?
  • Courage Do you do the right thing by being open, honest, and transparent?
  • Compassion Do you care about acting with kindness, care, and a willingness to help others?
  • Competent Do you strive for self-improvement by acquiring the knowledge and skills to do your job?
  • Equality & Diversity Do you promote equality of opportunity to all and embrace diversity?

ABOUT YOU

If you share our values we need to hear from you if you:

  • Have a full / valid driving licence or willing to use a scooter / bicycle
  • Can demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills
  • Are a caring individual
  • Get satisfaction from helping others
  • Enjoy working with people as part of a team but can also work independently
  • Can be flexible and adaptable

We shall also consider those with no experience if you are an impressive candidate including social care graduates. Please note that you must be able to get to Bedford each day without too much difficulty.

Why not give us a try? If you’re unsure feel free to try care work for six months, during which we can support you with building up your knowledge in Social Care.

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