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Sensory Impairment Support Worker

Up to £11.72 per hour Full Training, Mileage, Pension
FCN - 073_1701686831

Job description

We currently have several opportunities across Swindon for enthusiastic, reliable, motivated and caring individuals to provide support to clients who have a sight loss or dual sensory impairment.

Key areas of support are enabling weekly shopping, upkeep of general house hold duties, dealing with written and telephone correspondence and leisure activities. This can include but isn't limited to; Visiting garden centres, Country parks, assistance to appointments/ attending medical appointments.

Support is provided in various locations including a person's home and the community to enable service users to remain as independent as possible. The ideal candidate will have good and clear verbal communication skills, have the ability to work confidently using their own initiative and be empathetic to quickly adapt to new clients.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience in a support or care worker role, seeking to develop skills in this area.

About you:

  • You are honest, reliable, Caring and professional - you value honesty and discretion
  • You are friendly and approachable
  • You are flexible
  • You have the ability to work confidently using your own initiative

Responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining a safe environment
  • Supporting with activities and planning day trips
  • Community Access
  • General household tasks
  • Be empathetic to quickly adapt to new clients
  • Support with other tasks required to meet the needs of the business.

Requirements for the position:

  • A full clean driving licence is required
  • Access to your own vehicle

A minimum of 6 months health and social care experience would be beneficial.

Benefits:

  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Supportive induction, and training and development
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Access to Blue Light Card discount scheme
  • Motor maintenance discount with a local garage

Location: Swindon

Hours Available: Monday to Friday not exceeding between the hours of 8:00am - 17:00pm

Pay: £11.72ph with 35 p mileage allowance.

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

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Care Assistant Swindon

£11.72 - £12.24 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 £11.72ph 35p Milage

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

Experienced Support Worker

£11.72 - £12.52 per hour Full Training, Mileage, Pension

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 £11.72ph - £12.52ph 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

Support Worker - Autism & Epilepsy

£11.42ph - £15.76ph

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

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Care Coordinator - Swindon

Up to £23400 per annum additional earnings, Pension,

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

This is the perfect role for an existing Care Co-ordinator, Care Supervisor or a Care Assistant looking to progress their career!

The Co-ordinator holds one of the most important positions in First City as all your actions directly affect the happiness and wellbeing of both our customers and our staff.

The purpose of the Care Co-ordinator role is to make sure our customers receive excellent quality care and support to help them remain safe and comfortable in their own homes.

You will be joining a team of friendly and kind-hearted professionals who are proud of the work they do, We provide training and ongoing support to ensure you understand our carers and our customers. Our Care Co-ordinators are part of the care team and would be expected to help with care calls where necessary and partake in out of hours on call duties.

Location: Swindon

Hours: Monday-Friday 08:30am -17:00pm. Some flexibility in hours may be required to suit the needs of the business

Salary: £23400 per annum, additional earnings available when partaking in out of hours duties

Key responsibilities of a Care Coordinator:

  • Allocation of care workers to customer visits using effective rostering, ensuring continuity of care and considering locations, skills required.
  • Communicating regularly with care workers, providing guidance and resolving queries in a timely manner
  • Maintaining telephone contact with customers and staff members
  • Ensure telephone calls are answered in a timely, polite and professional manner
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed and entered onto relevant systems
  • Support with the delivery of the on-call rota, dependent on the needs of the business. This will include being the designated contact for the out of hours teams during evening/weekends and supporting all aspects of care delivery.
  • Support the field team covering customer visits to support the business needs when required.
  • Be the 1st line of support for carers and clients with care related enquiries
  • Ensure compliance is met within the office and the care calls
  • Assist and support the manager
  • Maintain integrity when dealing with confidential matters
  • Provide supervisory support and instruction to care staff
  • Adhere to company policies
  • Approach clients with understanding and empathy, remembering that each client is to be treated as an individual
  • Work as part of a team that revolves around person-centred care and support

The successful candidate will:

  • Be computer literate and have good office skills
  • Have excellent customer service skills
  • Have an empathetic and a caring nature
  • Be organised and can work calmly under pressure
  • Have experience of working in various Healthcare settings
  • Be a people person with good communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Support with other tasks required to meet the needs of the business.

The following would be beneficial:

  • Health and social care qualifications (NVQ 2/3 or above)
  • Valid driving licence with access to a car

In return we offer:

  • Supportive induction
  • Excellent training and support
  • Access to Blue Light Card discount scheme
  • Motor maintenance discount with a local garage
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement inclusive of statutory bank holidays
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
  • Additional industry recognised training
  • Workplace pension with Nest
  • Access to company pool car
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Opportunity for career progression

* Further earning potential exists within this role

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

 

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Evening and Weekend Home Carer

£11.72 - £18.88 ph

First City Nursing and Care are committed to providing excellent standards of care to our clients. We are currently expanding and require committed staff who are looking for evening and/or weekend work. We are looking for committed staff to embrace our company ethos and values and provide excellent standards of care to our clients. You will be visiting clients in their own homes during the weekend and evenings and performing duties such as:

  • Assisting with personal care
  • Administering medication
  • Helping service users with their morning and evening routines
  • Preparing meals
  • Light domestic tasks

There will also be other individual requirements outlined in each person-centred support plan

If you're friendly, approachable, empathetic towards others and have the drive to go the extra mile, we are looking for you. Previous experience is not necessary as full training will be given although we welcome applications from experienced carers.

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

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

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

Children's Support Worker

Up to £13.72 per hour Full Training, Mileage, Pension

Are you passionate about working with young people and changing their lives to give them a brighter future?

Are you looking for evening and/or weekend work?

Then we want you as part of our, skilled and committed team. We are currently expanding and require committed staff who are looking for evening and/or weekend work to support young people out in our community

First City has new amazing opportunity's to support young people out in our community after school hours, around term times and Weekends. We currently support children from the ages of 6 to 17 years. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people and everything we do is designed to promote the safety and well-being of the children and young people we work with. We support those with Autism, Epilepsy, Cerebral palsy, Global developmental delay, Challenging behaviours and learning disabilities.

Location: Swindon and surrounding area

Hours Available: Full-Time, Part-Time

Salary: £13.72ph

Do you have the following skills?

  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those we support.
  • A Strong "can do" attitude.
  • Great team player.
  • Experience in supporting young people with learning disabilities and health conditions
  • Excellent communication skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • To develop appropriate working relationships with the young person.
  • To promote independence and enable the young person to maintain existing skills and learn new skills.
  • Offer strategies for development of social skills.
  • Maintain professional boundaries in and outside of the work environment.
  • To act as a role model at all times.
  • Provide support with all aspects of their daily lives and encouraging them to engage with positive activities
  • Thinking outside the box for activities planning ahead of the visit with the child
  • Working with children to gain their independence skills both within the home and community
  • Working with children to meet their individual outcomes
  • Be able to write clear daily reports, incident reports and accident reports.
  • Administer medication as required (full training will be provided).
  • Support with personal care (washing, toileting, etc)
  • Be part of a team of professionals delivering high quality person-centred care, led by an experienced management team.
  • Assist in the increase of support during Half terms and Holidays

ANY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL NEED TO BE HAPPY TO SUPPORT ADULTS AS WELL AS CHILDREN.

First City perks include:

  • Free comprehensive induction training and shadow shifts
  • Access to Blue Light Card discount scheme
  • Motor maintenance discount with a local garage
  • Accrued holiday as per contract
  • Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
  • Additional industry recognised training
  • Free uniform
  • Workplace pension with Nest
  • 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)

Driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential as the successful candidate will need to be available for shifts starting at 7am or finishing at 10/11pm in and around the Swindon area, including Highworth and Wroughton.

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

*please note this rate is for when working with children ONLY, rate may differ when working within other packages*