Support Worker (LIV35198)

Location: Liverpool
Salary: £0.00 - £0.00 pa
Type of Work: Fixed Term Contract, Part time
Closing Date: 13/05/2021

Support Worker

Part time - Evenings and Weekends

We are currently recruiting for our client in the South Liverpool area, the ideal candidate will have the following.

  • Experience working with clients with challenging behaviours
  • Experience working with clients with Learning difficulties
  • Flexible is able to work evenings and weekends

We want to make life better for more people. As a Support Worker you'll join us in our continued efforts to make life better for our clients. And we want to make life better for you, by ensuring you have all the support and development you need to thrive in your role and developing your career.

Prestige Nursing & Care has provided home care for over 75 years and we have 33 local offices in England and Scotland. We look after a variety of clients in their own homes and we also work with local care homes, nursing homes and the NHS. We care for children, young adults and the elderly. Some may have dementia, Alzheimer's, challenging behaviours or other complex needs.

We offer:

· £9.00 - £16.73 per hour

· A variety of rotas to suit your lifestyle

· Access to weekly Covid-19 testing and support from your local branch throughout the current pandemic

· PPE

· Weekly pay

· Free Training before you start working with us and access to our great online learning

· Continued professional development to support you and your career

· Discount scheme with brands well known retail brands

· Discounted gym membership

· Free uniform and DBS

· Holiday pay

· Pension scheme

· Working closely with your local branch

· Employee assistant line - available 24/7 and fully confidential for our staff

Your role will include:

· Prompting medication

· Helping with the preparation of meals and drinks

· Assisting with activities of daily living, domestic duties and personal care

· Maintaining and updating reports such as care plans

We're looking for:

· Six months' paid experience in care such as a care assistant, domiciliary carer, personal healthcare assistant, care worker or similar.

· Excellent communication skills

· A driver's licence is an advantage but not a requirement

· Good professional and personal references

By submitting your details, you acknowledge that Prestige Nursing Ltd is collecting, processing and using your personal data for managing your application and establishing an applicant database. For more information, please visit our Applicant Policy.



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Jobs FAQs

What shifts or rotas are available for professional carers?

Our branches have a wide variety of hours and rotas which means it’s possible to find shifts that fit in with your life situation, whether you want a full time role or are just looking for a few hours a week. All that we ask is that you commit to the hours you can do two weeks in advance.

Do I need care experience to join?

Six months’ professional care experience is ideal - such as a domiciliary carer, care assistant, homecare worker, support worker or healthcare assistant. However, if you are new to care some branches do offer training leading to care certificates, so please contact the recruitment team to discuss on 0808 239 9716

Do I need a driving licence?

A full clean driving is required for some roles, but not all. Job roles normally state if a driving licence is required, but if you are unsure then please contact the recruitment team on 0808 239 9716.

What pre-employment checks do you do?

To join Prestige Nursing & Care as a professional carer you will be required to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, unless you are registered with the update service.

We can help you apply via your local branch. When you work with children and vulnerable adults a DBS check is a legal requirement. Find out more about DBS checks: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service/about.

We also require two professional references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.

Finally, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, NI number, ID and proof of address. Your recruiter will talk you through all requirements and support you all the way.

What training do I need to complete before starting work?

You will need to complete both online e-learning modules and virtual training via Microsoft Teams. This is very flexible and can be completed from home as long as you have a compatible device. Find out more about the training we offer.

Is the training free?

Yes, the training is completely free.

Do you offer regular patterns of work?

Yes, our branches offer a wide variety of hours and shift patterns.

Will I be employed by Prestige Nursing & Care?

You would become a member of our team with a contract for services. You would still be eligible for things like SSP and holiday, as well as a NEST workplace pension.

How old do you have to be to work as a carer?

You need to be 18 years old to join our care team and there is no upper age limit.

How often will I get paid?

We pay all our professional carers weekly.