SCA Care is an equal opportunities employer. This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. SCA Care are based and operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK.
SCiA are proud to be currently supporting people across the Southampton community to ensure they stay safe and well.
Are you a driver and looking to have a fulfilling role to play in the local community?........... if so you could be a great fit for our role.
We currently have roles for individuals who like to work alone or part of a double up team. We have many opportunities in Southampton for Home Care Support Workers and will consider flexible hours to suit your preference.
Our operating hours are between 7:00am - 10:00pm, Monday – Sunday.
Pay Rates: £10.90 to £13.75 per hour
(50p uplift of pay rates for those who hold a Level 2 or higher qualification in Health and Social Care)
Travel time: £11.00 per hour Mileage: 40p per mile
Come and be part of something amazing!
Social Care is valued more than ever. Join us and be the person that helps to make a difference to people’s lives during these times.
Are you a friendly, compassionate and dedicated person? If so, you would be perfect for our Support Worker role. You will become part of an amazing team of carers that ensures that our amazing customers receive the support they need.
When you join our team, you’ll make a real and positive impact to the lives of the people we support in the community.
We’re all about person-centred care. We make sure that the customer’s home always remains personal to them, and that the care and support given is tailored to their unique and individual needs.
We have an amazing team of carers that work hard to ensure our customers receive exceptional support.
What are we looking for?
For us, personality and passion comes before education. Caring experience would be the cherry on the top, but as long as you have the right attitude and values, then we’d love you to apply! You’ll always be supported and looked after by your SCA Care colleagues and wider Social Care in Action family.
Investing in our family of staff is important to us – we provide full training and will work with you to build your career, not just do a job day in day out. Our ethos is - when you thrive, we thrive.
A full, valid and clean driving licence and access to your own motorised transport is required.
What does a Support Worker do, I hear you ask!
We are proud to support so many amazing people.
A Support Worker's role can be wide and varied, and no two days are the same – but here’s an idea of what you could be doing:
Promoting and encouraging independence, whilst assisting the people we support with their daily routines
Identifying new opportunities for integration, participation and inclusion, available to the people we support, both within our services and the community
Providing quality personal care, which could include bathing, toileting etc. depending on individual needs, while maintaining respect and sensitivity
Participating in household tasks, which include cleaning, cooking, ironing, washing etc. while encouraging the people we support to join in
Engaging in conversation and sometimes having a belly laugh together over something silly!
About SCA Care
Social Care in Action is a group of charitable social enterprises providing community services across Southern England. Everything we do is focused on supporting individuals to lead the life they want, in the way they want. As a not-for-profit organisation every penny we make in surplus is reinvested back into the wider communities we work with. Our head office is in Southampton, with our main services delivered across Southampton, The New Forest and surrounding areas.
We understand that it’s not all about the pay! Have a look at some of the benefits that we offer when you join the SCA Care family.
- Paid day off on your birthday, so you can relax.
- 6 weeks paid holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
- We’re flexible - work to fit your preferred hours
- Paid travel time
- Paid mileage, which is automatically calculated for you (40p per mile where applicable)
- Excellent Refer a Friend bonus
- Guaranteed hour contracts, if that's what you would like.
- Pay enhancements for a care qualification over level 2.
- Free training including comprehensive training package including QCF qualification
- Training time paid
- Free branded work wear and lanyard
- Access to a Blue Light Card
- Pension scheme
If you’re successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we will pay for.