D2A Healthcare Support Worker

£11.15 hourly
  • Brunelcare
  • Bridgwater, Highbridge, Cheddar and surrounding areas
  • 04 May, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Are you looking for your next rewarding and exciting role in care? If so, apply today to join our D2A Healthcare Support Team and be part of something more.


About the Role:


  • Our D2A service provides short-term, high-quality care and support to individuals who are well enough not to need an acute hospital bed.

  • You will be required to assess our customers’ needs to identify areas where support is needed to promote independent living and provide person-centred care. 

  • Motivating customers and building confidence so our customers can achieve the goals they have set and return to independent living. 

  • You will be assisting with personal care such as personal hygiene, toileting, and dressing. 

  • Shifts will be a mixture of early and late shifts between 7 am and 10 pm and alternate weekends. 


About you:


  • Previous experience in caring for vulnerable adults with a wide range of complex needs is essential. 

  • Sensitive, caring, and passionate about delivering a first-class service to people within the local community. 

  • Proactive and self-motivated with great initiative and excellent communication skills. 

  • QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care would be beneficial but is not essential. 

  • A full driving license and access to your own vehicle are required as you will need to be comfortable with lone working and travelling between customers. 


Job Benefits:


  • £500 welcome bonus on successful completion of your probationary period. 

  • Double time on bank holidays and an extra £1 per hour on weekends. 

  • Mileage allowance of 45p per mile 

  • Equivalent to 30 days of paid annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), increasing to the equivalent of 33 after 5 years’ service (pro-rata) 

  • Free Enhanced with Lists DBS check and free uniform. 

  • Pension Scheme, which also includes Death In Service Cover

  • Company Sick Pay – Linked to the length of service

  • Care First Employee Assistance Programme, which provides a range of free, confidential services

  • Paid induction, training and ongoing development - including QCF level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification

  • £200 Refer-a-Friend reward  


COVID Vaccinations: 


Due to our work with vulnerable adults and the provision of hands-on care, it is vital that we reduce any risks related to COVID-19. Therefore, we request that all applicants have been fully vaccinated before commencing employment. Being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment with Brunelcare.


If you would like more information on the role, we would love to hear from you. Please contact our Operations Manager, Mandy, via email - mandy.curran@brunelcare.org.uk or call 01278 439 177.