Care Assistants

Posted 22 January 2024
Salary £12.00 - £13.00 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactKatrina Hyde

Job description

Enablement/Care/Support Workers Needed

Start Date: Asap.
Hours: There are a variety of hours and shifts to suit you.

Rates: Day rates £12.00-£13.00 per hour

About the Role:
The Enablement worker plays a key role in the delivery of personalised care and enablement to vulnerable adults with a wide range of 24/7 care and support needs which are delivered in a variety of community, building based and residential settings. Our aim is to support people using the service to achieve planned, personal objectives, which look to maximise independence, promote health and wellbeing and community involvement.

Training and DBS checks will be provided.

Opus, on behalf of Telford and Wrekin Council are looking to recruit temporary Enablement/care/Support workers. Working through Opus, you will deliver high quality care and enablement services, supporting people to improve independence, health and wellbeing while always maintaining a customer focused ethos.
Hours are on a shift basis.

This position involves standing and/or walking for a large percentage of the shift, this can be inside and outside.

Key Objectives:

  • ProvideManual handling support to customers as details in the support plan, this may include bending, stretching, kneeling, and using equipment such as walking frames, Wheelchairs and hoists.

  • To provide a personal care and support service, delivered in accordance with the agreed care plan and the appropriate policies and procedures.

  • Ensure clear, concise, and accurate records are kept of all care and support provided.

  • Always being aware of health and safety and following the risk assessments to ensure is met and report any concerns to manager, team leaders and seniors.

  • Other duties to be undertaken include may include tasks such as one to one care, medication administration as per GP's instructions and after the appropriate training.

  • To ensure safeguarding concerns are identified and reported to management team.

  • Work within a team environment providing excellent care and support.

The skills and qualities we look for include:

  • Possession of an NVQ or QCF level 2 Care and Support qualification or willingness/ ability to complete this after induction training

  • Experience of providing person centred 24/7 care and support to vulnerable people of all ages and abilities

  • Experience of providing 24/7 personal care and support to people,including those with profound and multiple learning disabilities,complex care needs and whose behaviour may challenge.

  • Experience of working within regulated 24/7 residential care and community-based services.

  • Experience of working with customers who have verbal and physical behaviours that may challenge.

  • Medication training, you will be handling medication and recording information as per the support plan in place.

  • Experience of Moving and Handling and using equipment.

    In return for your commitment, we offer:

  • Free training.

  • Holiday entitlement accrued while working.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Opus candidates hear about jobs first.

  • Temp to perm role opportunity available.