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Experienced Support Worker

£12.96 - £13.96 per hour Full Training, Mileage, Pension
FCN - 097_1718380842

Job description

This role is a bespoke opportunity for experienced support workers to support our intermediate and reablement services. This position is unique to a traditional domiciliary care role, as you hold further responsibilities, including liaising with other healthcare professionals to review a person's support on an ongoing basis, ensuring a holistic approach with a focus on working closely with our customers to achieving the person's desired outcomes.

You will be Working with a multidisciplinary team will mean you working alongside occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses as well as many other professions therefore providing you with the exposure to a wide range of roles across Health and Care sector.

No day will be the same as you join an outstanding team of highly trained individuals to promote and encourage independence to customers. We are proud to support other healthcare organisations including the local hospital by enabling individuals to return to their own home; with a range of community therapy, community nursing, frailty, housing and social care services, to promote independent living, support and plan their return back into the community, when hospital admission is no longer required.

Full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role as well as commitment for morning shifts, evenings and some weekend commitment.

This is huge opportunity to learn from others and consider the career path that is right for you, if you aspire to progress. There will be opportunity to increase knowledge through training ventures and opportunity for career progression.

Location: Swindon and Surrounding Area

Schedule:

AM - 7am - 3pm

PM - 3pm - 11pm

Hours Available: Full-Time, Part-Time, Weekends, Bank,

Rate from £12.96ph - £13.36ph 35p Mileage (dependant on qualifications)

The successful applicant will:

  • Be honest, reliable, caring, trustworthy and compassionate
  • Hold at least an NVQ 2 in Care or equivalent - this is desirable but not essential as full training can be provided to work towards this qualification
  • Hold a minimum of one year's experience in health and social care (within a community-based setting would be preferable)
  • Hold a full, valid driving licence and have access to your own vehicle
  • Have excellent communication skills and be confident to liaise with other healthcare professionals to advise on and support customers' requirements, which can include equipment & medication arrangements

First City Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary (Guaranteed hours available T&C's apply)
  • 28 Days Holiday pro rata
  • Paid comprehensive induction training and shadow shifts (subject to contract type)
  • Free uniform
  • Additional industry recognised training / Opportunity for career progression
  • Motor maintenance discount with a local garage
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
  • Workplace pension with Nest
  • Discounts at major retailers with Blue Light Card
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Access to company pool car

ALL JOBS WITH FIRST CITY NURSING AND CARE ARE SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, ENHANCED DBS CERTIFICATE AND FULL COMPLETION OF MANDATORY TRAINING

PLEASE NOTE: If you apply for this role and aren't suitable a member of our team may direct you to a different role, this can affect the pay rate and duties

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Weekend Community Healthcare Assistant - Swindon

£12.96 - £13.56 per hour Pension, Full Training, Mileage

First City are looking for committed staff to embrace our company ethos and values and provide excellent standards of care to our clients and who are looking for evening and/or weekend work. 

This role will involve supporting people in the local community to live independently at home. The successful candidate will support customers with their day to day routine; Assisting with personal care, Administering medication, Preparing meals, Light domestic tasks, Carer relief and support out in the community. There will also be other individual requirements outlined in each person-centred support plan.

Location: Swindon 

Hours Available: Full-Time, Part-Time, Bank

Mornings – 6/7am – 11am

Lunch – 11am – 2:30pm

Tea Time – 2:30pm – 6pm

Evening – 6pm – 11pm

Monday - Sundays

Rate Starting at £12.96ph + 35p Mileage

If you have experience as a Care Assistant/ Support Worker we would love to hear from you.

However, experience isn’t necessary, we provide full training and encourage candidates from all sectors to apply. If you are friendly, caring and have the drive to go the extra mile, alongside our outstanding training this could be the perfect role for you.

Full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role.

If you have the qualities we are looking for and are looking for evening and/or weekend work, this could be the perfect role for you.

First City are proud to support the community in and around Swindon, including but not limited to: West Swindon, Wroughton, Chiseldon, Highworth, Penhill, Nythe, Eldene and Blunsdon.

To be a healthcare assistant, you'll need to be

  • Caring and kind
  • Honest
  • Compassionate
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Cheerful and friendly
  • Willing to be hands-on with customers
  • Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc)
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to work in a team but use their own initiative

In return we offer;

  • Competitive salary
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
  • Free comprehensive induction training and shadow shifts
  • Additional industry recognised training
  • Free uniform
  • Workplace pension
  • Discounts at major retailers
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Flexible hours (weekend commitment is required)
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Competitive salary (contracted hours * subject to T&Cs)

ALL JOBS WITH FIRST CITY NURSING AND CARE ARE SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, ENHANCED DBS CERTIFICATE AND FULL COMPLETION OF MANDATORY TRAINING

Experienced Carer

£13.16 - £19.74 per hour Pension, Full Training, Mileage

Since 1999 First City group has been proud to provide care and support people in the local community of Swindon, to achieve their personal outcomes and maintain independence from within the comfort of their own homes.

We are looking for experienced individuals to join our care team out in the community.

Holding an NVQ level 3 or Equivalent in Health and Social Care opens doors to working within a multidisciplinary team and holding more autonomy in your role.

Exclusive Rate: £13.16ph 35p Mileage

Hours Available:

Morning shifts - 7am - 2:30pm

Evening shifts - 2:30pm - 11pm

Monday - Sundays

Full-Time, Part-Time, Weekends

Location: Swindon and surrounding areas

Duties can include:

  • Supporting and encouraging independence
  • Support customers with their daily routine
  • Assisting with personal care such as showering, bathing, incontinence care
  • Helping with mobility
  • Administering medication
  • Preparing meals, Shopping Calls and Light domestic tasks
  • Individual requirements outlined in each person-centred support plan.
  • Supporting new staff
  • Liaising with other healthcare professionals

It is true that no two days are ever the same. It's that variety that our teams love and that motivates them to treat every day as a new opportunity. Alongside the exposure to a wide range of roles across the Health and Care sector, First City aim to provide additional training, upskill, and support all staff with progression.

"This experience has not only strengthened my passion for nursing but also equipped me with essential skills and knowledge for my future career"

"Working with First City helped me understand how community care worked and what happens when a person is discharge from hospital back to their own homes"

Essential for this role:

  • Hold a NVQ 3 or equivalent qualification in health and social care
  • Have a full driving license and access to your own vehicle
  • Have at least 1 year's recent experience in health and social care

Desirable

  • Previous experience in community-based care

At First City we offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • A supportive office team with an open-door approach
  • 28 Days Holiday pro rata
  • Paid comprehensive induction training and shadow shifts (subject to contract type)
  • Free uniform
  • Additional industry recognised training / Opportunity for career progression
  • Motor maintenance discount with a local garage
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
  • Workplace pension with Nest
  • Discounts at major retailers with Blue Light Card
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Temporary company pool car

PLEASE NOTE: The rate advertised is for those who hold an NVQ 3 or Above in health and social care.

If you apply for this role and you are not suitable a member of our team may direct you to a different role, this can affect the pay rate and duties, multiple applications are not required.

This role is NOT open to applications from those who reside outside the UK. Should you apply for this role and be found to live outside the UK, your application will be rejected.

ALL JOBS WITH FIRST CITY NURSING AND CARE ARE SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, ENHANCED DBS CERTIFICATE AND FULL COMPLETION OF MANDATORY TRAINING

Domiciliary Care Assistant Swindon

£13.04 - £19.74 per hour Full Training, Mileage, Pension

Working in the community as a care assistant means you will need to be quick thinking, kind hearted and put the people we support first promoting their independence with a person centred approach.

Rate: £13.04 35p Mileage

PLEASE NOTE: The rate advertised is for those who hold an NVQ 2 or above in Health and Social Care.

We are a friendly, local, family run homecare provider which recognises that its employees are its greatest asset.

This role will involve:

  • Supporting people in the local community to live independently at home.
  • Support customers with their day to day routine;
  • Assisting with personal care such as showering, bathing, continence care
  • Helping with mobility
  • Administering medication,
  • Preparing meals
  • Light domestic tasks
  • Individual requirements outlined in each person-centred support plan.

First City Group are looking for committed staff to embrace our company ethos and values and provide excellent standards of care to our clients.

If you have experience as a Care Assistant/ Support Worker we would love to hear from you.

However, experience isn't necessary, we provide full training and encourage candidates from all sectors to apply.

Full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role as well as commitment for morning shifts, evenings and some weekend commitment.

First City Group are proud to support the local community, operating in and around Swindon, including but not limited to; West Swindon, North Swindon, Town Centre, Wroughton, Chiseldon and Highworth.

Hours Available:

Morning shifts - 7am - 2:30pm

Evening shifts - 2:30pm - 11pm

Monday - Sundays

Full-Time, Part-Time, Weekends

At First City we offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary (Guaranteed hours available T&C's apply)
  • Welcoming colleagues and a supportive office team with an open door approach
  • 28 Days Holiday pro rata
  • Paid comprehensive induction training and shadow shifts (subject to contract type)
  • Free uniform
  • Paid 35p per mile between calls
  • Additional industry recognised training / Opportunity for career progression
  • Motor maintenance discount with a local garage
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
  • Workplace pension with Nest
  • Discounts at major retailers with Blue Light Card
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Access to company pool car

What our carers feel about being in this role:

"I like engaging with the clients and providing care that is beneficial to their needs and in their own setting."

"I took a break from care and explored other careers but have come back as that is what I enjoy and find it very fulfilling."

"I like being an important part of a clients daily routine and also seeing different people's faces and the flexibility with First City."

"Working with First City helped me understand how community care worked and what happens when a person is discharge from hospital back to their own homes"

Please use the below link that will take you to our website where you will find more information.

Kind, personalised care for a happy, fulfilling life. (firstcitynursing.co.uk)

ALL JOBS WITH FIRST CITY NURSING AND CARE ARE SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, ENHANCED DBS CERTIFICATE AND FULL COMPLETION OF MANDATORY TRAINING

PLEASE NOTE: The rate advertised is for those who hold an NVQ 2 or Above in health and social care.

If you apply for this role and you are not suitable a member of our team may direct you to a different role, this can affect the pay rate and duties, multiple applications are not required.

This role is NOT open to applications from those who reside outside the UK. Should you apply for this role and be found to live outside the UK, your application will be rejected.

Apprentice Carer

Up to £19635.2 per annum Pension, Full Training, Mileage

Choosing to study an Apprenticeship with First City Group can be both an inspiring and rewarding way to start your career!

This role is suitable for someone leaving education who has a passion to learn and support others! This real-world experience will enrich your knowledge and skill in the health and social care sector, whilst building the foundations for a future career.

First City Group is the Lead care provider in Swindon, our services are customer led and we support people to achieve their personal outcomes, by using a person-centred approach. Our main aim is to enable customers to maintain their independence and quality of life in the comfort of their own homes. As a First City Healthcare Assistant Apprentice you will play a key role in enabling care and support to all customers, (both individuals and families assessed as being in need of assistance).

Key responsibilities:

  • You will support people with their mobility, domestic duties, shopping calls and social support in the community
  • Helping people to manage nutrition and hydration needs, take medication and other key aspects of daily living
  • Providing personal care at varying levels, this can range from offering encouragement and support, to enabling people to do it themselves, to physically supporting them directly.
  • Getting involved in a range of duties and activities, while prioritising the health, wellbeing and safety of those we support
  • Uphold the Organisations values and demonstrate commitment to the highest quality standards through all practise
  • Maintain integrity when dealing with confidential matters
  • Complete course work on time and to a high standard
  • Produce, maintain and be responsible for content, accuracy and sign off of assessments completed

It's true that no two days are ever the same. It's that variety that our teams love and that motivates them to treat every day as a new opportunity. The role of a carer can be demanding but, at the end of every day, you will go home knowing you have made a difference. As a team we offer 24/7 support to both our staff and customers to ensure the highest quality care and support is delivered.

Essential:

  • Be 17 years of age or older
  • Must have at least a grade C or 4 GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English or willing to undertake Functional Skills as part of the course
  • Work a minimum of 30 hours per week (Inclusive of Morning/Evening and Weekend commitment)

Desirable:

  • Health and social care qualification (GCSE or equivalent)
  • Have an understanding and interest of the health and social care sector
  • Driving license and access to your own vehicle

Duration:

The Apprenticeship will take between 12 - 18 months to complete

Courses available Adult Social care Level 2 and 3 depending previous qualifications

Rate of pay: £9.44 per hour for the 1st year - Rate will be assessed after a year.

This position may be closed sooner if a suitable candidate is appointed

ALL EMPLOYMENT WITH FIRST CITY NURSING AND CARE IS SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, ENHANCED DBS CHECK AND FULL COMPLETION OF MANDATORY TRAINING

 

 

 

Care Assistant Swindon

£12.96 - £13.96 per hour Full Training, Mileage, Pension

This role is NOT open to applications from those who reside outside the UK. Should you apply for this role and be found to live outside the UK, your application will be rejected.

This role will involve supporting people in the local community to live independently at home. The successful candidate will support customers with their day to day routine; Assisting with personal care, Administering medication, Preparing meals, Light domestic tasks, Carer relief and support out in the community. There will also be other individual requirements outlined in each person-centred support plan.

First City are looking for committed staff to embrace our company ethos and values and provide excellent standards of care to our clients.

If you have experience as a Care Assistant/ Support Worker we would love to hear from you.

However, experience isn't necessary, we provide full training and encourage candidates from all sectors to apply. If you are friendly, caring and have the drive to go the extra mile, alongside our outstanding training this could be the perfect role for you.

Full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role as well as commitment for morning shifts, evenings and some weekend commitment.

First City are proud to support the community in and around Swindon, including but not limited to: West Swindon, North Swindon, Town Centre, Wroughton, Chiseldon and Highworth

Schedule:

Mornings - 6/7am - 11am

Lunch - 11am - 2:30pm

Tea Time - 2:30pm - 6pm

Evening - 6pm - 11pm

Monday - Sundays

Hours Available: Full-Time, Part-Time, Weekends, BANK

Rate Starting at £12.96ph 35p Mileage

First City Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary (Guaranteed hours available T&C's apply)
  • 28 Days Holiday pro rata
  • Paid comprehensive induction training and shadow shifts (subject to contract type)
  • Free uniform
  • Additional industry recognised training / Opportunity for career progression
  • Motor maintenance discount with a local garage
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
  • Workplace pension with Nest
  • Discounts at major retailers with Blue Light Card
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Access to company pool car

ALL JOBS WITH FIRST CITY NURSING AND CARE ARE SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, ENHANCED DBS CERTIFICATE AND FULL COMPLETION OF MANDATORY TRAINING

PLEASE NOTE: If you apply for this role and aren't suitable a member of our team may direct you to a different role, this can effect the pay rate and duties.

Support Worker - Autism & Epilepsy

£12.68ph

Two exciting vacancies have arisen within First City which involves meeting the changing needs of our customer, a young lady with Autism, Epilepsy and behaviours that challenge.

Do you want to expand your existing skill set or take on a new challenge?

Whether you have experience in the industry, supporting someone with Autism, behaviours that challenge or no experience but a desire to support someone else, this could be the perfect opportunity for you; full specialised training is provided for the appointed applicant.

The successful candidate will:

  • Share First City values
  • Be naturally passionate about caring
  • Promote and encourage independence
  • Support our customer's learning experiences at home
  • Support our customer to access activities and participate fully in her local community
  • Work collaboratively with the support team, our customer, her family and healthcare professionals to ensure a person centered approach is met.

Alongside our many benefits including excellent in-house training, competitive rates of pay, guaranteed hours*, paid mileage and access to an employee assistance programme with Health Assured, First City offer a career that will provide you with a huge sense of satisfaction, but don't just take our word for it, here's what one of our valued care workers says,

'I love the job I do, it gives me so much joy and pleasure. I like to help people enhance their lives and keep them as independent as possible. And also, I think it's of great importance to make the people you look after feel that they matter.'

A full, valid driving licence would be desirable but is not essential. The successful candidate must have the flexibility and willingness to work shifts, including weekends.

Applications from those seeking Full-Time or Part-Time welcome as First City are looking to appoint the equivalent of two Full-Time positions.

Employment with First City Care Group is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and full completion of mandatory training.

Due to the specialism of this role the successful candidate must be prepared to work within other areas of the business in and around Swindon should the need arise, employment will be with First City Group and not specifically within this support package.

*T&Cs apply

This role is NOT open to applications from those who reside outside the UK. Should you apply for this role and be found to live outside the UK, your application will be rejected.