Community Support Worker – Female

Location: Bedford

Hours: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.15 and up to £11.78 (17% enhancement) at weekends

Looking for a job that is flexible around your requirements? Are you passionate about empowering individuals to live safely in their own homes?

 

Then you will be perfect for this role! Especially if you are:

  • Caring
  • Compassionate
  • Competent
  • Mindful of equality & diversity
  • Innovative
  • Professional
  • Honest, open & transparent

We are looking for a small team who can work well with our client who has an acquired brain injury. This would be the perfect role for someone who is energetic and likes to walk around. To be suitable for the role you need the following:

  • Be prepared to walk
  • Must be able to drive and have a car
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Be an attentive and caring individual
  • Be patient
  • Be able to communicate with someone who has limited verbal communication

Sounds like you? Then you would be a highly valuable member of the Francis House Home Care family.

Your role will involve working on a Rota-basis, providing practical & emotional support to our service user in their own home. Due to the risks posed with this client we require female only staff. (this request is in line with the Equality’s act 2010)

You’ll make a huge difference to someone’s daily life by aiding them in basic duties, including:

  • Supporting individuals to access their community
  • Accompanying them to appointments
  • Helping them with shopping
  • Assisting them with personal care & household tasks e.g. helping with meds, preparing meals

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours to suit you
  • Free-extensive training
  • Staff recognition & awards
  • Paid travel expenses & time
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Support with a lease car
  • £300 ‘refer-a-friend’ scheme
  • Dedicated employee support service
  • Satisfaction from helping others

All that we require from you is that you can easily get around Bedford (Full UK driving license is required) & that you’re confident, flexible & adaptable with good written/verbal communication.

For more information or an informal chat, please contact our friendly office team member on 01234 841808.