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Support Worker - Ottershaw / Chertsey (KT16)

Ottershaw, Chertsey (KT16)

Job Ref: 9KEAA175XM7Z

£10.50-£16 Per Hour

Start Date: 2022-10-31


Benefit: Free DBS, free training, holiday pay, referral bonus scheme

Are you an experienced Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant?  We are currently recruiting for one of our clients who operate a number of supported facilities in the Ottershaw / Chertsey area.  Their residences range from smaller 5/6 bed homes to larger facilities housing up to 12 service users.  All residents are adults with learning disabilities, some also have physical disabilities. 

A variety of shifts are available, with start and end times varying by home.  Generally these range from earlies (6.30am-2pm  / 7.30am-4pm), lates (1.30pm-8pm / 2.30pm-10pm), waking nights (9pm-7am), and sleep ins (11pm-7am).  Whether you are looking for one or two shifts per week, or to work 5 or more shifts per week, we will work with you to find shifts that meet your needs. 


What you’ll be doing

As a Support Worker with Kare Plus, your focus will be on providing the highest quality service at all times.  You will deliver hands-on person-centred care at our client’s residential homes, including:

  • Assisting residents with a range of personal care tasks, which will include supporting them with dressing, assisting with their meals throughout the day and managing their personal hygiene needs
  • Assisting residents with limited mobility, including the use of a hoist
  • Assisting residents with visual impairments
  • Preparation and supervision of meals, including for some residents with a choking risk
  • Supporting with decision making, community engagement, trips out and other activities
  • Working with the care team to ensure that the shift runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Supporting residents to maintain their dignity and independence in a way that fits not only their care needs, but also their personal preferences

Opportunities are also available with other learning disabilities residences and care homes in the surrounding areas. 


Why Kare Plus?

Established in 1989, Kare Plus is one of the UK’s longest-established healthcare staffing solutions companies.  With 60+ branches in the UK, we specialise in supplying nurses, support workers, healthcare assistants and ancillary staff to private and public healthcare establishments such as hospitals, residential homes, nursing homes and medical centres. The support our staff provide is essential to maintaining the safety and quality of patient care.

As a member of the Kare Plus team you will receive:

  • Competitive hourly rates of pay, from £10.50 to £16 p/h
  • Accrue holiday pay for every hour that you work
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Free DBS  
  • Work in your local area, in a variety of settings, offering you the opportunity to specialise in a particular area or to build experience across a range of clients
  • Free training and ongoing development
  • A friendly team, striving to fulfil your work needs
  • 24/7 on-call support team


Who we’re looking for:

To become a Support Worker with Kare Plus, you will need at least 3 months’ experience as a Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant within the last 5 years in the UK. 

Prior experience working with learning disabilities would be preferred. 

Because we always put our customers first, you will need to have great communication skills both in interacting with those you are caring for and working with others involved in providing care. 

You’re respectful and possess a highly compassionate nature that means you are willing to go above and beyond to deliver the best possible care.  You have a real sense of pride in your work and the difference you can make to our customers and their loved ones.

Finally, you will give your best at all times and constantly represent yourself, our customers and the interests of Kare Plus at all times. 

To apply:

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity that would be perfect for you then please apply now, give us a call on 01737 914 000, or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you! 

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