Care Support Assistant

Location: Yeovil

Salary: £8.72 - £9.32 per hour

Hours: 25 hours per week

At Somerset Care, our values and culture is what makes us different. It is the culmination of all things we do that makes us a very special company to work for.

As a Domestic Assistant, you will be closely supporting Customers to live well, our customers deserve to be supported by someone who can share the next chapter in their life and make a real difference.

A Care Support Assistant is one of our most essential role and involves:

Cleaning various areas of the home including customers’ bedrooms, and will involve customers where possible and practical.
Supporting the catering team with basic preparation of food and beverages at meal times, as well as preparing tables, clearing up, and cleaning in the kitchen area.
Assisting our care team to support our customers with daily living routines including washing, dressing and personal care.
Providing companionship and making someone’s day that little bit easier.
Keeping clear and accurate computerised records of the care and support provided.
Supporting customers in order to improve health and wellbeing in order to maintain contact with family and friends e.g. skype, internet.
Undertaking practical duties where necessary including cleaning, laundry and helping customers to maintain their social and occupational skills e.g. letter writing, folding clothes and laying tables.
Working with the team around you to raise any concerns you have regarding our customers.

What you’ll need:

A caring, kind and empathetic approach
To be passionate about making a difference
Good communication skills
To work flexibly across shifts including weekends
A basic level of IT or willingness to undertake basic IT training with support

Benefits of working as a Care Assistant:

Fully Paid Training and Personal Development Plan
Access Wagestream - so you can now access your earned wages into your bank account before payday if needed.
Refer a Friend bonus
Free DBS background check
Pension contributions
Exclusive discounts suited to your lifestyle through 'My Care and Reward'
Cycle to Work Scheme

No experience is necessary as you will be given full training and support right from the outset.

We can offer you so much more than a career, we offer the chance to gain qualifications whilst working, progression opportunities and many other fantastic benefits of working for a large care company. All we ask is that you are passionate about helping others.

If you would like to make a difference to people’s lives we would love to receive your application, or to find out more, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01823 448321.

Trainee rate of pay (16 & 17 year olds): £6.21 per hour

Somerset Care, so much more rewarding. Do more than a job, change a life………

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