Support Worker

Support Worker

We are Starcare…

Are you passionate about caring for people in your local community and working to support our clients to live independently in their own home? As a leading care provider we have a number of Support Worker opportunities in the Winsford area, working for a Company who truly values their staff to improve the lives of our clients.

This is an exciting time to join a family friendly Company who is expanding and seeking to organically grow the care service across the Chester area. With over 400 staff employed by Starcare we strive to recruit the right candidates who have a passion for people and to deliver exceptional care.

The Support Worker role is integral to achieve this aim, with lots of opportunities for career progression and professional development for the right candidates who share the same vision and values as Starcare.

What you will be doing…

You’ll be working with a warm, friendly team based in head office to provide care in the local area of Chester. Joining Starcare you will not just be joining a Care Company; it’s a family who supports clients and staff. You will be involved in a variety of care duties involving:

• Personal care supporting clients independently in their own home:
• Monitoring blood sugars, medication management;
• Meal preparations and management of specialist dietary requirements;
• Domestic duties;
• Continence care;
• Dementia care;
• Shopping.

About you …

We are looking for warm, charismatic and friendly individuals who are seeking to make a difference to our clients lives. A caring individual who is passionately committed to improving client care.

Ideally, you’ll be able to drive and have access to a car. You’ll be committed to providing support across the Chester area, covering Blacon, Lache, Handbridge, City Centre, Vicars Cross, and Ellesmere Port.

Whilst the majority of clients require female Support Workers, which is classed as a genuine occupational requirement under schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010, we do have a number of opportunities for male support workers to come and join the Team.

Previous experience in a care setting is preferable, but not essential as full training is provided throughout your career.

Hours available…

• 7am – 2pm
• 7am – 6:30pm
• 12pm - 11.15pm.
• 3:30pm – 6:30pm
• 3:30pm – 11:15pm
• 6:30pm -11:15pm

What you will receive in return…

• Competitive salary of £9.00 to £9.80 per hour
• Company uniform and mobile phone
• Free DBS check
• Opportunities for a flexible working pattern
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
• High street discounts
• Travel time and competitive mileage rate
• Access to Occupational Health support
• Comprehensive induction and training
• Opportunities for ongoing development and career progression
• Annual recognition event
• Personal pension scheme
• Extensive PPE available for all staff

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Care Assistant, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.

Ref: 94151

  • Location

    Chester

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £9.00 - £9.80 per hour

  • Job ref:

    94151

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-06

  • Startdate:

    2020-09-08

  • Client:

    hireful Ltd