Care & Support Worker

Location: Tyne and Wear  |  Tyne and Wear  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Mathew Gaukrodger
Job Reference: 40334
Salary: £11 - £11
Job Status: Contract / Full Time


Social Care

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Support worker to deliver a high quality of care to a diverse range of people with care and support needs, adopting a personcentred approach with a focus on promoting independence and wellbeing.

The role:

You will predominantly be attached to one establishment/team but will be expected to work flexibly across a range of establishments/teams, as required.

Key Responsibilities.

  • Undertaking a flexible role across a range of in-house services, applying transferable skills and knowledge, and the principles of equality and diversity to a range of individuals. 
  • Working shift patterns, including evenings/overnights and weekends, as appropriate and required. 
  • Liaising with a range of other professionals, engaging with multi-agency work, to provide a high standard of care, promoting independence and wellbeing. 
  • Delivering a high quality of personal care and supporting the emotional and physical needs of service users. 
  • Administering medication according to policy and procedure, applying best practice at all times and working to the best interest of the individual. 
  • Encouraging service users to exercise their own choices and formulate their own decisions where possible. 
  • Raising concerns in the event of safeguarding/disciplinary and grievance procedures.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: NVQ – 2 or 3
  • Must be able to work on a shift rota basis 07:00 – 15:00, 15:00 – 23:00 with occasional night shift 23:00 – 07:00, alternate weekend working
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

If you’re not the perfect match for this role, but you know a Social Worker who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Social Care. As a little ‘thank you’ from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.