Candlelight Care is family owned and family run, with strong values of service and a real passion for helping people of all ages succeed in their wish to remain independent in their own home.
Position: Care and Support Worker
Location: Wimborne branch covers Wimborne, Poole and surrounding areas
Job type: Part time to Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Various hours per week, ranging from Part Time to Full time, dependent on the needs of the business.
About the role:
The post-holder is employed by Candlelight Care, working within an agreed geographical area and reporting to a locally based Community Team Manager.
The Care and Support Worker will provide a high-quality service to our clients within their own homes to achieve their desired outcomes. You will deliver care and support tasks as agreed and in line with the care plan, which enables the client to maintain their independence within their own home, whilst working towards identified outcomes.
Positions also available branches in Glastonbury, Sherborne, Uckfield and Westbury.
No experience required but you must have a caring and empathetic approach, be reliable and trustworthy and the ability to manage your own time. You will also have good communication skills to understand clients and make yourself clearly understood. Basic literacy skills are also essential as you will be required to read care plans and record simple details.
You must be available to work alternate weekends, willing to travel to a variety of areas in your general location and ideally able to work one evening a week.
The post-holder will be subject to an Enhanced Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will undertake to discuss any matter(s) revealed on the Enhanced Certificate with the person directly. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of any offences.
You may have experience of the following: Care and Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Care Staff, Support Worker, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.