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Salary: £11.20 to £20.00 per hour Position: full_time Location: Cheltenham
Posted: Tue Sep 06 2022 13:20:17 GMT+0100 Job Type:permanent

Job Description:

Accolade Support and Care is an award-winning care provider, providing personalised support services to people living in their own homes in the Cheltenham and Bishop’s Cleeve area. 

We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality support services and understand that we rely on having an excellent team of support workers to deliver a high standard of care.

We have both full-time and part-time positions available, however please note that we currently are not accepting international applications until September 2022.

Due to our client preferences, we are currently looking to recruit female Support Workers who share the same passion for helping people get the most out of every day, by providing them with responsible and caring support. If you are that person, we look forward to hearing from you!

By joining Accolade Support & Care you will become part of an amazing team of like-minded people, working in a supportive environment, where your positive contribution to our client’s care, and our organisation is valued and recognised.

You will receive thorough training and ongoing support, so even if you are new to care, you are in the best hands - we will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge you need to be become part of our A-Team.

Our values: Person-centred approach, honesty, and integrity…. That’s our way!

Within this Support Worker role, you will work as part of a team, but often alone and without direct supervision, to support individuals to maximise their independence and choice over daily living activities and lifestyle.

Key responsibilities of a Support Worker:

  • Encourage and support clients to define and develop their chosen lifestyle and ensure they are involved in the planning of the service they want and provide them with the agreed necessary support to maximise their independence
  • Enable clients to develop a positive self- image and maintain good health and support the planning or organizing of daily, weekly, monthly activities and structure and routines
  • To support and assist in personal care tasks, including washing, bathing, toileting, dental care and or dressing when required
  • Monitor, support, or administer medication as required
  • To support and assist in household tasks including general cleaning, laundry, shopping, and cooking and assist the client in their household management to include finances and personal budgets
  • Encourage and support maintenance of new and existing friendships and relationships
  • Build good working relationships with neighbours, office, community organizations, and other relevant professionals
  • To make accurate records of the support and care given and keep and maintain written records as required, including the daily logs, financial transactions, medication administration records, and other records
  • To adhere to all relevant legislation as laid down by the Care Quality Commission, and detailed in policies and procedures
  • Be aware of and follow health and safety policies which minimize risk to you and the client
  • To attend supervision and appraisal meetings within the Accolade Support and Care office and when required attend team meetings

We would welcome applicants for this Support Worker role with the following skills and attributes: Support Worker, Female Carer, Care Worker, Social Care, Compliance, Personal Care, Domestic Care, Communication, Health & Safety, Caring Nature, Car Driver, Warm Personality.

Benefits:

  • Mon-Fri: £11.20, Sat-Sun: £11.50
  • Bank holiday: £20.00
  • Mileage paid
  • Holiday Pay

Why join us:

  • We pay for your time to attend our induction day and on-going training
  • Working alongside an experienced member of the team for up to two weeks to help you settle into the new environment and to provide mentoring
  • 5.6 weeks paid holidays per year (pro rata)
  • Monthly Bonus scheme
  • Fully funded training - Care Certificate, RQF (NVQ) Level 2, 3 & 5 available
  • Referral Scheme – earn up to £200 for referring a friend
  • Long Service Awards – 2 extra annual leave days after 3 years, 2 extra annual leave days after 5 years and 2 extra annual leave days after 8 years
  •  Possibility for career progression
  • Pension Scheme
  • Accolade Support and Care is Disability Confident Employer
  • We have an open-door policy and always welcome your suggestions or concerns

You can find out more about Accolade Support & Care on our website.

Additional Information:

  • We are a domiciliary care provider working in Cheltenham, Prestbury & Bishops Cleeve area.
  • Shift Pattern includes Mornings 7am – 3pm, Evenings 4pm – 10pm.
  • Every other weekend shift contribution is required.

Essential Skills:

A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

About Company:

Accolade Support and Care is a company that prides itself not only on delivering a high-quality care service to our clients, but also on championing a supportive work environment for our employees. Accolade's office team are here to support you to do the meaningful work you do, to the highest standard. You will have a designated line manager who will mentor you through your professional development and help you look after your well-being. At Accolade, we have an open-door policy where we actively listen to you, value and encourage your contribution towards our clients care, and ultimately our excellent reputation.

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