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Care Support Worker - Langport

Care Support Worker - Langport

We are currently recruiting full time support workers for our supported living service over in Pitney Hill, Langport. The successful candidates must be flexible to work long days between the hours of 7am-10pm on a three week rolling rota.

Position Duration
Permanent
Role Type
Support/Care Worker
County
Somerset
Company
Lifeways Group
Salary / rate of pay
12.01 per hour
Location
Langport
Post Code
TA10 9AB
Ref No
7645

Job Description

Are you a confident Care Support Worker with a passion for delivering care?

Lifeways – Specialist Support Services serving your local community

 

Are you looking for a career that transforms lives for the better?  Do you have a passion to make a real impact in your local community? Lifeways offer genuine, rewarding career progression and investment in recognised qualifications. We are the UK’s largest supported living healthcare provider and have been proudly supporting communities since 1995.

Shift patterns - Full time/Part time

  • Shift patterns - 15 hour shifts/Day shifts available and weekend work is a must for this role. 37.5 hours full time.
  • Opportunity to gain health and social care qualifications funded by Lifeways.
  • Free DBS check.
  • Discounts and cashback at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Lifeways Rewards.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to the employee assistance program which provides advice and support.
  • Blue Light Card.

For this service driving isn't a requirement but is advantageous due to the rural area it is based in.

Here at Lifeways in Langport, we are looking for Support Workers to join our fantastic team. Ideally you will have previous experience as a Care Assistant, Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant. If you are new to care but have a passion for helping others lead their most independent lives, then Lifeways can offer you excellent training and ongoing support to enable you to enjoy a rewarding career with us. 

At this service, we currently support eight service users that suffer from learning disabilities. Some of the individuals have very limited communication so they would use boards to convey their thoughts. Colleagues need to work with the people we support to complete all aspects of day-to-day support including personal care, support with cooking, cleaning tasks, support with medication and finances, supporting people into the community, providing emotional support, finding new activities and opportunities.

This is a great opportunity to develop your career in the care industry – if this sounds of interest, simply click Apply!