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1. Introduction

There are no set requirements, but it would be beneficial to have some experience in a caring role.

This could be personal experience of caring for someone you know, or voluntary work with an organisation that supports vulnerable people. Working with vulnerable adults, you will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance; Social Care Academy is able to assist you on this.

If you are new to adult social care in England, you'll need to gain the Care Certificate as part of a 12-week induction programme provided by Social Care Academy. Within 6 months of starting with Social Care Academy, you will need to have completed or be working towards the Level 2 Diploma In Health and Social Care or Equivalent.


2. You as a person

It's essential that all Social Care Academy Worker applicants possess the following qualities:

  1. Self-motivated and well-organised

  2. Caring and sensitive to the needs of others

  3. Flexible

  4. The ability to use your own initiative

  5. Having the ability to communicate effectively.

  6. The ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds

  7. Skills in communicating with tact and sensitivity

  8. The ability to remain calm under pressure

  9. you may need to cope with challenging behavior.


3. Some benefits of a Career with Social Care Academy

Social Care Academy provides all employees with an unbeatable package of benefits, which include:

  1. Excellent pay rates

  2. Flexible hours to suit your availability

  3. We listen to our Care Worker feedback and make every effort to ensure you are comfortable and secure in your working environment

  4. Full training and induction, with ongoing free training, qualifications, development and supervision

  5. Free uniform and supplies including ID Card, gloves and other protective items

  6. The opportunity to work in differing social care areas to broaden your experience and develop new skills

  7. Excellent internal communication, including regular team meetings

  8. Unique teamwork structure

  9. You will receive comprehensive support and back up, both in the field and in the office, from friendly and professional colleagues

  10. Real opportunity to progress to more senior positions.



4. What you'll do

You'll be helping people in their own homes or in day centers, residential or nursing homes.

Your day-to-day duties may include:

  1. Getting to know clients and their interests and needs

  2. Assisting with personal care, for example, washing, using the toilet and dressing

  3. Assisting with food preparation, nutritional needs and medication

  4. Carrying out general tasks like housework, laundry and shopping

  5. Assisting clients manage their budget, pay bills and write letters

  6. Working in partnership with families to support individuals

  7. Working in partnership with other health and social care professionals to provide individual care and development plans

  8. Providing support to organise leisure activities

  9. Supporting clients to maintain their independence, choice, well being, dignity and rights

    Current Vacancies: Care Assistant/ Support Workers required within Evesham, Worcestershire area. 

Care Assistant / Support Worker £9.50 to 10.50p/hr

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