Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00019214-1
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £9.00 to £13.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Search Consultancy is seeking experienced Support Workers to work on an agency basis to provide the highest quality of care and support to clients based in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. As a member of the support staff, you will assist a variety of individuals, including adults with physical or learning disabilities, mental health issues, addiction issues or other emotional or social needs.

In return for your care coordinator skills, you will receive between £9 and £13 p/h, DOE.

If you were already in this agency Support Worker position, over the last week you would have:
Carried out all aspects of clients' care, assisting with feeding, bathing, washing and dressing
Carried out daily health checks
Helped clients with budgeting, shopping, leisure and socialising
Assisted clients in attending leisure and creative activity meetings
Recorded all clients' activities and progress on charts and written related reports

It takes an exceptional and dedicated person to be a Support Worker or care worker. It is physically and emotionally demanding, but the job satisfaction you receive makes a mental health support worker job very satisfying.

To apply for this clinical support worker role, you will need;
Six months' paid support and care experience, or equivalent community services experience
Skills in communicating with tact and sensitivity
The ability to remain calm under pressure and cope with challenging behaviour

Excellent free training will be provided to allow you to perform to the very best of your abilities. You will also receive free uniform and PVG, along with competitive pay rates (paid weekly) and holiday pay.

COVID-19 has put extra pressure on all nursing services primarily in the NHS, so your help filling these Support Worker vacancies is appreciated. Please get in touch today to discuss this Support Worker job in Edinburgh further.

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Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age