Community Support Worker

Location: Bedford

Hours: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.15 and up to £11.78 (17% enhancement) at weekends

Looking for a job that is flexible around your requirements? Are you passionate about empowering individuals to live safely in their own homes? New to social care but willing to learn?

 

Then you will be perfect for this role! Especially if you are:

  • Caring
  • Compassionate
  • Competent
  • Mindful of equality & diversity
  • Innovative
  • Professional
  • Honest, open & transparent

Sounds like you? Then you would be a highly valuable member of the Francis House Home Care family.

Your role will involve working in all areas of Bedford and Surrounding area, within our on-call team on a rota-basis providing practical & emotional support to our service users in their own homes.

Our service users are aged 18+ with a range of conditions, such as:

  • Mental health problems
  • Physical health issues
  • Learning disabilities

You’ll make a huge difference to someone’s daily life by aiding them in basic duties, including:

  • Supporting individuals to access their community
  • Accompanying them to appointments
  • Helping them with shopping
  • Assisting them with personal care & household tasks e.g. helping with meds, preparing meals

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours to suit you
  • Increased weekend pay & for drivers
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free-extensive training
  • Staff recognition & awards
  • Paid travel expenses & time
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Support with a lease car
  • £300 ‘refer-a-friend’ scheme
  • Dedicated employee support service
  • Satisfaction from helping others

All that we require from you is that you can easily get around Bedford and surround areas. (Full UK driving license would be advantageous) & that you’re confident, flexible & adaptable with good written/verbal communication. Experience is not essential as extensive training in Social Care will be provided.

We have a range of shifts available, such as days, nights, weekends, weekdays, etc. and we’ll try to provide you with a rota that suits you and your existing lifestyle.

We pay generously for experienced drivers but no experience is required

 

We’re always looking to expand the FHHC family, so if you’d like to become part of it, then just submit your CV & we’ll take care of the rest! Feel free to contact our hub at 01234 841808 or Brenda at 07843906501 for an informal chat.