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Cotswold Supported Living

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Cotswold Supported Living
The Ranch
Ashford Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2UZ

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*Support workers / Care assistants*

Cheltenham

Job Description:

‘Cotswold Supported Living is NOW recruiting for exceptional and dedicated Support workers / Care assistants.Your skills and expertise are needed to help improve individuals’ lives. Come and join our brilliant team and support individuals to achieve independence. Full training is provided. ’

Job Title: Support Worker/ Care Assistant
Location: 24-hour supported living facility in Cheltenham
Vacancy Type: Full-time/ Part-time (various) / Bank staff

What you'll need to succeed:

To be successful within this position you need enthusiasm, empathy, and commitment to providing the best quality support at all times. This support service is particularly looking for someone who can bring additional skills and interests to organise daily personalised activities where engagement is easily achieved.

If you are the successful candidate, you will be joining an exciting team dedicated to offering high quality support to meet personalised goals and daily requests. Professionalism and taking the extra mile to help individuals is essential at Cotswold Supported Living. Support workers will be supporting people following a person-centred care approach.

Individuals we support are looking for support workers who are honest, kind and trustworthy.

Individual’s close ties would prefer someone with a good knowledge of social media, a wide variety of interests, can bake/cook, have a great sense of humour and a good communicator. We are looking for self-motivated support workers with a wide variety of hobbies and interests, good communication skills, great sense of humour and who enjoy activities out in the community

Role Duties:

  • Administer medications
  • Encourage residents to make healthy choices and promote active lifestyles
  • Engage individuals with trips to chosen local amenities such as:activities, hobbies, cafes, andshops
  • Help promote and arrange day trips
  • Assist individuals with making and attending health appointments
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Daily note keeping

Key Role Requirements:

  • Taking one’s own initiative to improve individual’s quality of life
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Offer a helping hand to empower people and their lives
  • Excellent time keeping and organisational skills
  • Willing to learn and improve on professional personal development
  • Ensure high quality support is implemented in every aspect of duties and job role
  • Understand and implement Cotswold Supported Living’s vison and objectives
  • Building up a rapport with individuals we support

Preferences:

  • Role is subject to DBS checks
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or up-to-date training (Preferred but not essential as full training provided)
  • Working together to keep individuals safe and free from abuse and neglect

“We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a standard or enhanced DBS Disclosure.”

What you'll get in return:

Not only will you be making a difference to vulnerable people's lives but you are an asset to the community. This role is rewarding and satisfying for you to see the real impact you can make to people's lives

  • Plenty of hours
  • Competitive Day rates and Attractive Night rates
  • Additional pay on bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • A free comprehensive training program (CPD)
  • Personal and career development

If you are interested in this role, would like to apply, or for further information please email by clicking on Apply Now for an application form.

Salary: £8.72 per hour

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