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Support Worker - Smithridge Healthcare Ltd

Smithridge Healthcare Ltd

Support Worker | Hours unspecified | Competitive Pay Rates (£10.65ph-£15ph)

Support Workers Needed



Are you an enthusiastic, empathetic, friendly & hard-working support worker who is looking for a new opportunity or a fully flexible rota?


Smithridge Care & Support are looking for Relief Residential Support Workers to join the organisation in providing cover and support to homes when needed e.g sicknesses or absences.


We care for vulnerable children & adults living with a variety of different conditions such as; learning disabilities, mobility difficulties, mental health conditions, challenging behaviours & more. All of our work is located in residential care homes or supported living centres in the West Midlands, Shropshire & Staffordshire.


You will be working as part of a team to ensure the physical, social and emotional well-being of the children/young people and assist in their positive holistic development and resilience. You will also be responsible for actively safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children/young people in the home.


The responsibilities of this role will include not are not limited to;

·       Promote structure, boundaries & routine

·       Help prep & cook food, prepare drinks & occasionally help to feed people

·       Personal Care for male and female residents; this includes toileting, bathing, changing incontinence pads, oral care, nail care etc.

·       Using manual handling equipment correctly and safely e.g. hoists, wheelchairs, slide sheets

·       Providing emotional & physical support

·       Help each service user to develop social, independence & every day skills

·       Completing documentation such as; forms, reports & care plans

·       Light house-keeping duties; making/changing beds, tidying up, mopping, sweeping, polishing, laundry etc.

·       Engaging with the services users in their hobbies e.g. reading, listening to music, taking walks

·       Performing all duties and responsibilities with a person-centred approach


Working as a Support Worker can be challenging however it is an extremely rewarding career as you help comfort vulnerable adults in their time of need.


Smithridge Care & Support works with you to ensure that you only ever work shifts that fits around you and your needs, essentially you will never work a shift you don’t agree to work.


What Are The Benefits Of Working With Us?

·       Quick Recruitment Process (be activated and working within 7 days)

·       Ability To Pick & Choose Your Own Shifts

·       Competitive Pay Rates (£10.65ph-£15ph)

·       Referral Bonus (up to £200)

·       Online & In-House Training Available

·       Supportive Office Staff


Person Specification

·       Must have had 2 or 3 COVID-19 vaccinations (essential)

·       Must have NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent (essential)

·       Have a valid UK driver’s license & car (preferred)

·       Have had 6 months recent support worker experience in the UK

·       Currently live in the UK

·       Are a pro-active, passionate and positive worker


If you're a Support Worker looking for flexible, reliable work call 01902 425500.

Posted 27/4/23


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