Community Care & Support Worker Crewekerne Bowhayes Lodge

Posted 20 October by Somerset Care
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£8.72 - £10.12 per hour
Crewkerne , Somerset
Permanent, full-time or part-time
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Are you passionate about care? Do you love the variety of working out in the Community? Are you new to Community care or looking for a new care role? Then this could be the perfect role for you!

Somerset Care are looking for full & part time Care and Support Workers to join our team working in Crewkerne supporting Bowhayes Lodge Extra Care Housing. Also known as assisted living, Extra Care Housing is a local housing scheme that supports the elderly to remain living independently in the community they love, within self contained accommodation and compassionately supported by our amazing care teams 24/7.

As a Care and Support Worker you will need to be available to work 7am to 2pm & 4pm to 10pm, including alternate weekends.The work pattern runs over a 2 week rota giving you a clear weekend off.

About the Care and Support Worker role:

You’ll be joining a dedicated team of community health care professionals devoted to delivering quality care, supporting daily living routines and offering companionship in a way that shows our customers respect and kindness, just as they deserve. No two days are the same but each day you’ll be rewarded by knowing you have made a real difference to those who need it most.

We match our support to each customers needs and so the ways in which this role helps, differs from customer to customer. From domestic duties, personal care and medication to emotional support, social interaction or accompanying customers to their appointments, the care plans are all tailored to the individual. The one thing that remains the same however, is the exceptional customer care we always promise to deliver.

About you

You don’t need experience do this role as we can give you all the training you need right from day one. What you need most of all is a desire to help, a passion for making a difference and to enjoy making someone’s day that little bit easier. To join us you’ll need:

A warm hearted, friendly manner, with lots of patience and a natural desire to help
A ‘can do’ attitude, with plenty of resilience and a communication style that is engaging
To be a real ‘people person’, able to build lasting relationships and work well in a team
To be confident with technology to manage customer care records and your work schedules
A full driving licence, with your own vehicle and willing to travel to various locations daily
Flexibility to provide cover for our out of hours service when needed

Being a Carer isn’t a job, it’s naturally who you are. Your instinct to care, offer compassion and show kindness is inherent within you. You will love caring for vulnerable people, enjoy the variety of working across the community and appreciate the priceless impact your assistance has on those you help. You will be a natural role model, inspiring those around you while embracing the values and behaviours of the Community Team at Somerset care.

What you’ll get from us:

At Somerset Care, our values and culture is what makes us different. It is the culmination of all the things we do that makes us a very special company to work for. We really value our employees, actively support career development and progression and can offer you so much more than a job.

Guaranteed contracted hours.
Paid Mileage
Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
Free DBS check and Company Pension
Annual Holiday which increases with length of service
Full company induction, ongoing training and support thereafter to gain qualifications and opportunities for career progression
Discounts of up to 20% across hundreds of retailers and online via My Caring Rewards
Access to your earning’s before payday via Wagestream


If you are ready to start making a real difference to people living independently in their own homes, we would love to receive your application :email or to find out more please call Mandy on .

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