Care and Support Worker Willows - Minehead and Watchet

Posted 10 February by Somerset Care Featured

We require a number of Care and Support Workers to work in the Minehead and Watchet area.

Do you want to make a difference and become a part of how great Community Care should be delivered? Have you heard it all before? Customer continuity, set calls, work life balance, client information prior to your visit AND no phone calls on your day off?

Our Willows Team are offering all of this! Sound too good to be true? Come and see it for yourself!

Willows is a new service that has been tried and tested offering bespoke packages to our customers based on their individual needs. Our new way of working allows you the opportunity to visit the same customers at the same time each week, enabling you to provide true person centred care. We are offering all of our Willows’ staff guaranteed hours, a set two week rolling rota, continuity with customers and the potential to progress through a defined career path. On top of all of this we are giving every member of our team a smartphone which not only provides you with your customers’ care plan before you even step into their house, it also gives you the chance to view your rota in advance so you can plan ahead!

We believe that each member of our team deserves a work life balance and the opportunity to deliver great care in a structured and supported environment.

To join our team we are looking for:

• A caring and professional individual who is willing to work towards their QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care

• Good communication skills and a team player

• Someone who ideally is available to work alternate weekends

• Someone who is approachable and friendly and takes pride in their work

• An individual who is passionate about providing quality person centred care

As one of the largest not-for-profit care providers in the South of England, we offer great career opportunities within a supported and reputable environment.

Benefits of working with us:

• A smartphone including brand new technology that allows you to view your customers’ care plan before you make your visit and view your rota in advance

• Excellent rates of pay and fantastic benefits

• A fully paid induction accompanied by a structured career path with achievable goals and free criminal records check

• Opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst working (funded by Somerset Care)

• Guaranteed hours with set shift patterns on a two week rolling rota so you can plan around your home life*

• The opportunity to receive a quarterly bonus payment subject to team performance

• Small localised teams with an inspirational and experienced Team Leader

• An employer contribution pension scheme

• Childcare vouchers

• Shopping discount scheme where you can easily save money at almost any chain store or supermarket on the high street with instant vouchers and reloadable cards.

• Cycle to Work scheme

• 28 days annual leave

• Statutory Sick Pay

• Long Service Awards

• Annual Care Awards – recognising employees’ contribution

• Be Healthy Campaign promoting the health and wellbeing of our employees by providing free health checks, discounted gym membership along with advice and support.

• Refer a Friend Scheme

If you are up to the challenge and would like to make a difference to people’s lives we would love to receive your application.

If you would like more information please contact our Recruitment Team on.

Appointments are subject to a satisfactory certificate from the DBS. We are an equal opportunities employer.

*Subject to eligibility

Reference: 32363613

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