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Pam Learnihan

Retain Group Resourcer

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I am Group Resourcer

What do you enjoy about your job role?

I enjoy the challenges my role brings and the trust and support from the management and senior management team. They are always there to support me in my daily work. I get great satisfaction being in a role where I can make a difference to the lives of people that we support and no two days are the same. My team are also caring and supportive both personally and professionally.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

I love to socialise with friends, also spending time with my retired husband and granddaughter is very special to me. I like to swim, cycle, travel and work in my garden.

 

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Home Carer - Westbury & Warminister

Home Carer - Westbury & Warminster

We have a specific requirement for part time Home Carers to support people within the local community around Westbury and Warminister area.

Currently your working day would start at 8am until 11am, visiting customers to assist them to get out of bed, provide personal care, prompt medication, prepare breakfast. You will me promoting choice and independence where possible. You will revisit some customers between 12pm and 1.30pm, preparing lunch, assisting to the toilet, prompting medication. We are also looking for a Home Carer to assist with the bedtime routine between 6pm and 9pm.

Full training is provided and this is a long term, ongoing placement. You will be able to work every other weekend.

You will also be offered

  • Company pension scheme
  • Weekly Pay
  • Paid holidays
  • First uniform for free
  • Free Training
  • Discounted Car Lease Scheme

Retain Healthcare is a fresh, innovative provider covering the South West, with recruitment experts who have the knowledge and background to offer you the most up to date and comprehensive training in both social care and clinical care skills. They are committed to safeguarding and will complete full employment checks in line with their safer recruitment process, including employment references and a DBS check.

Your aim is to encourage customers towards the maximum degree of independence and to engage in activities appropriate to their abilities. As a Home Carer your duties will include:

  • Assisting service users when getting up in the morning including washing/bathing, dressing/undressing, maintaining their personal appearance and getting to bed in the evening.
  • Helping with the preparation of meals, drinks and snacks when necessary.
  • Providing assistance with toileting and changing clothes and/or bedding where necessary.
  • Maintaining commodes, washing clothes and bed linen (which may include soiled laundry) when necessary.
  • Providing assistance with other tasks of personal daily living that the service user cannot manage and providing general support as part of a caring team.
  • Encouraging and assisting with the management of medication, administering where necessary and monitoring health-related conditions such as dietary & fluid intake.
  • Helping service users with mobility difficulties, or other physical disabilities, including incontinence. This includes the use of aids and other personal equipment.

To be a successful Home Carer you will have the following skills and experience:

  • A full UK driving license with access to a vehicle.
  • Love working with people and enjoy giving back to your local community.
  • Kind, caring and compassionate nature.
  • Prior experience isn't necessary but experienced carers are very welcome. Full training is provided however NVQs and Diplomas are always beneficial.

In addition to the vacancy we have multiple possible for Home Carers across Wiltshire, where you would be required to work full or part-time to complete shifts between 7am until 2pm and 4pm until 11pm on a rota basis.

Even if you've always thought about working in care but never made the move, the company is here to help, support and train you! Full training provided.

Work could be located across the whole of North Wiltshire including Chippenham, Malmesbury, Melksham, Cricklade, Purton, Royal Wootton Bassett, Lyneham, Devizes.

Reablement Support Worker

Reablement Support Worker - Chippenham

As a Reablement Support Worker covering North Wiltshire, including Chippenham, Royal Wootton Bassett, Calne, Melksham, Malmesbury, Trowbridge, Warminster, Westbury and all local surrounding areas, you will be supporting people within their own homes in the community with a range of tasks and promoting independence.

This role will be playing a crucial part in supporting local hospitals with their discharges, helping to get people out of hospital beds and back into their own homes! This support to the NHS is imperative.

Retain Healthcare provide extensive training to all of our new recruits, so you do not need to have experience working in care for this role. Alongside ongoing training you will be supported through shadow shifts until you feel confident and on-going supervisions.

As a homecare worker your role will include:

  • Providing mobility support through the use of equipment such as wheelchairs and hoists.
  • Preparing food and supporting clients to eat
  • Administering medication
  • Providing personal care when required
  • Supporting our clients through following their care plans and promoting person centred care.

Retain healthcare care about retaining our staff which is why we provide a range of benefits:

  • Ongoing specialist training, encouraging you to complete your care certificate and take part in our specialist training courses including: Dementia, epilepsy and palliative care.
  • Flexible working patterns with shifts of usually 7am-2pm and 4pm-10pm.
  • We can offer part time or full time hours
  • FREE uniform, ID badge
  • Free training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company Pension
  • Weekly pay and competitive rates of pay
  • Competitive deals on new lease cars
  • Recommend a friend scheme

Our only requirements are that you are a caring and compassionate person who wants to make a difference through helping others. You will also need to be a driver with a car, as this role will require you to travel to our clients homes in your local community.

Registered Nurse

Are you a motivared and enthusistic Registered Nurse looking to enhance your skills and further your career development?

If the answer is yes then look no further, as working as part of our team we can offer you the most up to date and comprehensive training in both social care and clinical care skills - Leading you into a career you can be proud of and rewarded for.

We are seeking Registered Nurses throughout Wiltshire to work flexible hours (including full and part time roles), Homes throughout the county get in touch for an informal chat or apply today.

The Role
The role will involve working as part of our Nursing team to provide:

  • Personal care
  • Administration of medication
  • Accurate Record Keeping (Daily records, MARS sheets)
  • Syringe Driver
  • Peg Feeds
  • Catheter care and catheterisation where required,
  • Promotion of independence
  • Follow policies and procedures
  • Understand and follow the NMC Code of conduct

We offer:

  • Flexible Work to suit you
  • Regular shifts
  • Evening, night and Weekend pay enhancements
  • Paid Mileage*
  • Paid Holidays
  • Pension
  • FREE DBS, FREE TRAINING, FREE UNIFORM* Subject to Ts and Cs
  • YOUR NMC PIN PAID ANNUALLY*!
  • The opportunity to gain valuable experience in a variety of placements
  • Recommend a friend bonus of up to £300
  • Help and assistance to get you through your revalidation
  • Free Christmas party
  • Competitive deals on lease cars
  • Retain Rewards - Gyms, Shops, Car servicing / MOT

What Retain Healthcare can offer you

The opportunity to work in an exciting, fast paced and growing branch with a dynamic team who have a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds to support your development.

This role May also be called RN, RGN, RMN, RNLD, Nurse, Registered Nurse, Registered General Nurse

Agency Registered Nurse

Agency Registered Nurse - North Wiltshire

Registered Nurses required to build on our expanding and experienced team in North Wiltshire. Working closely with the local Nursing homes to offer continuity of staff we are seeking multiple Agency Registered Nurses for full or part time hours.

Our Registered Nurse team have the support of a highly experienced Clinical Lead, who will offer ongoing support and outstanding training.

At Retain Healthcare our Registered Nurses are invaluable to us delivering excellent quality and effective service to the Nursing homes within Royal Wootton Bassett, Purton, Chippenham, Melksham, Trowbridge, Devizes this includes local surrounding areas. Reliability and effective communication with the office team is essential to maintain a good relationship and ensuring full support is given at all times from both parties.

We pride outselves on being a fresh innovative provider, with recruitment experts and an inhouse training team who have the knowledge and background to offer you the most up to date and comprehensive training in both social care and clinical care skills - Leading you into a career you can be proud of and rewarded for.

What we can offer you

The opportunity to work in a variety of care settings where no two days are the same, you will be supporting people within local settings to enjoy a good quality of life and supporting good health and wellbeing.

The quality of this service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support. We rely on our Registered Nurses to leave a good impression to form part of our ongoing reputation in the local area. We will continue to develop your skills through training to meet the needs and empower you to be the voice of Retain Healthcare.

The Four R's

Our Ethos is the 4 R's; Retaining Quality, Retaining Independence, Retaining Staff and Retaining Skills... so how do we do that? By demonstrating to you our commitment to offer a better solution; We offer a flexible approach to working and have a true understanding of the work life balance.

Benefis include;

  • Company pension scheme
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid holidays
  • Night and weekend pay enhancements
  • First uniform for free
  • Free DBS check
  • Employee discounts

In addition we reward training and loyalty by offering increased pay for NVQ and diploma qualifications, local training and your own, personalised career development pathway. We have Guaranteed hours available and when you love what you do and we've shown you the retain way, recommend us to a friend for a bonus of upto £300!

Other areas also available include; Salisbury, Swindon, Calne, Trowbridge, Purton, Cricklade, Royal Wootton Bassett, Marlborough and all local surrounding areas.

Support Worker - Andover

Support Worker - Andover and Salisbury

Due to incredible growth, we are looking for experienced Support Workers to work in settings on a block booking basis. we have all variation of shifts available including Day, Night and sleep in shifts.

Support workers will ideally have experience with epilepsy, although full training is provided.

You will be enthusiastic and passionate about promoting choice. You will be looking for full time hours to build on our expanding and experienced team. Skills can be trained but being kind and compassionate needs to come naturally.

At Retain Healthcare our Support Workers are invaluable to us delivering excellent quality and effective service to the learning disability placements we support within Andover and Salisbury.

Reliability and effective communication with the office team is essential to maintain a good relationship and ensuring full support is given at all times from both parties.

Retain Healthcare are a fresh innovative provider, with recruitment experts and an inhouse training team who have the knowledge and background to offer you the most up to date and comprehensive training in both social care and clinical care skills - Leading you into a career you can be proud of and rewarded for.

What we can offer you

The opportunity to goto work, where no two days are the same, you will be supporting people within local settings to enjoy a good quality of life and supporting good health and wellbeing. The quality of this service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support. We rely on our Support Workers to leave a good impression to form part of our ongoing reputation in the local area.

We will continue to develop your skills through training to meet the needs and empower you to be the voice of Retain Healthcare.

The Four R's

Our Ethos is the 4 R's; Retaining Quality, Retaining Independence, Retaining Staff and Retaining Skills... so how do we do that? By demonstrating to you our commitment to offer a better solution;

We offer a flexible approach to working and have a true understanding of the work life balance. We offer:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Excellent free training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Night and weekend pay enhancements
  • First uniform for free
  • Weekly pay
  • Car Lease scheme
  • Highstreet discounts
  • Local discounts

In addition we reward training and loyalty by offering increased pay for NVQ and diploma qualifications, local training and your own, personalised career development pathway. We have Guaranteed hours available and when you love what you do and we've shown you the retain way, recommend us to a friend for a bonus of upto £300!

Other areas also available include; Chippenham, Swindon, Calne, Trowbridge, Purton, Cricklade, Royal Wootton Bassett, Marlborough and all local surrounding areas.

Personal Assistant - Mere

Personal Assistant - Mere, Nr Warminster

Experienced Personal Assistants needed for part time day shifts and full time night shifts. You will have a minimum of 6 months experience within healthcare, support work. You will have a professional approach, promoting independent choices and providing continuity to this customer.

As a Personal Assistant you must:
* Respect and maintain strict confidentiality
* Be open minded and have a flexible attitude
* Have an understanding of, and a commitment to, disability equality
* Take direction from your customer and work in accordance with their wishes
* Have good verbal and written communication skills
* Know when to use your initiative and when to take a back seat
* Be reliable and punctual
* Be willing to provide all personal care
* Be willing to perform domestic tasks, e.g. ironing, cleaning, washing clothes.

Things the customer may enjoy:
* Cooking/Baking
* Going to the cinema
* Shopping
* Looking after pets
* Gardening
* Keeping the house clean and tidy
* Volunteering
* Listening to music
* Time alone
* Going out - this can be something as simple as going food shopping, to spending a couple of nights away. These trips will never put the customer or the Personal Assistant in any situation which would breach health and safety regulations and the agency will always be informed if you are going away over-night. Also, the Personal Assistant will never be asked to contribute financially for any travel costs.

As you can imagine, many of these activities are currently restricted due to COVID-19 and lockdown regulations, as a result there will be variations to the duties included in this ever evolving time.

Working for Retain you will receive many benefits including:

  • Weekly pay
  • All of the benefits of a permanent employee with flexible Work to suit you
  • Increased pay for NVQ / Diploma and Senior roles
  • Night and Weekend pay enhancements
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • First Uniform Free
  • Paid holidays
  • Free Training
  • Free 1st uniform
  • Local training and your own career development pathway
  • Retain Rewards - local discounts
  • Guaranteed Hours available
  • Recommend a friend bonus of up to £300 per introduction

Being a part of our team will include:

The quality of this service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support. We rely on our Personal Assistants to leave a good impression to form part of our ongoing reputation in the local area. We will continue to develop your skills through training to meet the needs and empower you to be the voice of Retain Healthcare

Our Ethos is the 4 R's, where we are always Retaining Quality, Retaining Independence, Retaining Staff and Retaining Skills.

This role may also be referred to as: Support Worker, Carer, Care Assistant, HCA, Healthcare Assistant, Care Giver.

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COVID-19 volunteers welcome in all areas of Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset

Agency Health Care Assistant

Experienced Health Care Assistants - Swindon Area

Experienced Health Care Assistants wanted for a weekly paid, full time position within the Swindon area.

We are currently recruiting for compassionate and caring individuals who would like to develop their career in care, or are looking for a new opportunity!

Presently, long term placements are being made for continuity, as well as client and staff member safety being paramount! Options include earlies, lates, nights and long days on an ongoing basis.

As an 'Agency Health Care Assistant' you will have at least 6 months previous healthcare experience. You will be supporting people in a range of residential and nursing settings across Swindon and the local surround area. You will get all the benefits of a permanent worker along with the flexibility and choice that comes with agency work!


Retain Healthcare was developed from a family run business which has been running for over 30 years, providing a high quality service to customers and supporting our staff through learning and development. Our ethos is for continuous learning and includes 4 key ethos':

Retaining - Quality
Retaining - Independence
Retaining - Staff
Retaining - Skills


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting those we care for to get up in the mornings and get ready for the day, including: Getting washed and dressed.
  • Promoting independence based on individual capabilities.
  • Assisting with mobility through hoists and stand aids
  • Provide personal care where required such as assisting to the toilet, showering or bed baths.
  • Providing companionship such as going out into the community to go shopping or to appointments. But also being there to provide emotional support throughout the day, and taking part in activities they enjoy.
  • Working as a team with other healthcare professionals.
  • Taking guidance from the Nurse or shift leader in charge.

BENEFITS

  • The flexibility to work hours that suit you!
  • Weekly Pay
  • FREE Training
  • On-going support from us through training and career development opportunities.
  • Competitive rates of pay, enhanced nights, weekend and bank holiday rates
  • Paid holidays
  • FLEXIBLE working hours including: Full time or part time and a range of shift patterns.
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme of up to £300 per recommendation
  • Company Pension scheme

REQUIREMENT

  • To be an agency worker you will be expected to 'hit the ground running', which is why we require a minimum of 6 months experience working in care.
  • It would also be beneficial to be a driver, but this is not a requirement.
  • Flexibility to pick up extra work at short notice

The high quality of our service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support. We rely on our Health Care Assistants to leave a good impression to form part of our ongoing reputation in the local area.

Locations include Swindon, Purton, Cricklade, Royal Wootton Bassett, Lyneham, Chippenham and all local surrounding areas.

Healthcare Assistant - Royal Wootton Bassett

Healthcare Assistant - Royal Wootton Bassett

Are you looking for a new role in the care sector? If the answer is yes Retain Healthcare are seeking kind, caring and compassionate Healthcare Assistants offering you the opportunity to work in a variety of care settings throughout Wiltshire, including Royal Wootton Bassett, Chippenham, Cricklade and Purton.

Retain Healthcare are a fresh innovative provider, with recruitment experts who have years of experience and knowledge to support you. We offer you the most up to date and comprehensive training in both social care and clinical care skills - Leading you into a career you can be proud of and rewarded for.

Working for Retain you will receive many benefits including:

  • All of the benefits of a permanent employee with flexible Work to suit you
  • Increased pay for NVQ / Diploma and Senior roles
  • Night and Weekend pay enhancements
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • First Uniform Free
  • Free training
  • Free DBS checks
  • New car lease scheme
  • Paid holidays
  • Local training and your own career development pathway
  • Retain Rewards - local discounts
  • Guaranteed Hours available
  • Recommend a friend bonus of up to £250 per introduction

Being a part of our team will include:

The opportunity to work in a variety of care settings where no two days are the same, you will be supporting people within local care settings or their own homes to enjoy a good quality of life and supporting good health and wellbeing.

The quality of this service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support. We rely on our Healthcare Assistants to leave a good impression to form part of our ongoing reputation in the local area.

We will continue to develop your skills through training to meet the needs and empower you to be the voice of Retain Healthcare

Our Ethos is the 4 R's, where we are always Retaining Quality, Retaining Independence, Retaining Staff and Retaining Skills.

This role may also be referred to as: Support Worker, Carer, Care Assistant, HCA, Healthcare Assistant, Care Giver.

COVID-19 volunteers welcome in all areas of Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset

Reablement Support Worker Wiltshire

Reablement Support Worker - Wilton, Amesbury and Salisbury

Offering weekly pay from day one, including paid travel time and mileage between your first and last call. We are looking for individuals to join our forward thinking team, who share the same values as we do. This incredible opportunity will be providing a crucial role to support the NHS this winter. In these unprecedented circumstances your support with outcome focused care within the local community, has never been more crucial.

Criteria for a Reablement Support Workers may vary, but we are keen to hear from you should you have the following;

  • A full UK driving license with access to a vehicle.
  • Love working with people and enjoy giving back to your local community.
  • Kind, caring and compassionate nature.
  • Prior experience isn't necessary but experienced carers are very welcome. Full training is provided however NVQs and Diplomas within healthcare are always beneficial.
  • Shifts from 7am until 2pm and 4pm until 10pm, full and part time options available.

Our Reablement service will allow our clients the option of returning to the comfort your own home to recover from an accident, illness or operation. As a Reablement Support Worker you will work with people to regain their confidence and skills required to live as independently as possible in their own home, working towards goals set out upon discharged from hospital.

These goals can range from support in preparing meals and household tasks to personal care and will be tailored around improving quality of life for those we work with. Progress is reviewed daily initially and care plans are tailored accordingly, in order to monitor and adapt to individual support needs. A final review is then carried out at the end of the reablement period to ensure the support package is either no longer require or will move onto a longer term solution.

As a fresh, innovative provider covering the South West, Retain Healthcare has a wealth of experience, with recruitment experts who have the knowledge and background to offer you the most up to date and comprehensive training in both social care and clinical care skills. They are committed to safeguarding and will complete full employment checks in line with their safer recruitment process, including employment references and a DBS check. Our core values offer you a career opportunity like no other.

Retain Benefits

  • All of the benefits of a permanent employee with flexible work to suit you
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • FREE TRAINING
  • FREE UNIFORM* Subject to Ts and Cs
  • Paid Holidays
  • Local training and your own career development pathway
  • Retain Rewards - local discounts
  • New car, car lease options
  • Guaranteed Hours available
  • Recommend a friend bonus of up to £300 per introduction

Retaining Staff

By offering you a career pathway, we can highlight current opportunities available that suit your current skillset. While identifying future development options.

Retaining Skills

High quality face to face and virtual training for all staff. Specific training given depending on the client needs. On-going training and support. Regular in house training updates. Career development. Engaging with Multi-Disciplinary divisions to gain the most upto date knowledge. We are passionate about supporting people to achieve their goals #teamretain Together. Everyone. Achieves. More.

Retaining Quality

Maintaining good communication with staff is key to keeping quality high. Our office team, community support and clinical leads will be with you every step of the way to ensure you have the skills and knowledge needed to work towards the individual outcomes of the clients we support within the community. We believe that by investing in our staff, we will provide the most outstanding service, making a positive impact on peoples lives.

Retaining Independence

We are passionate about supporting people and will ensure that they receive the appropriate care given by you. By offering you excellent training and support, will give you the best opportunity to provide outstanding care and take enormous satisfaction from you enabling people to regain their independence.

Senior Homecare Support Worker

JOB TITLE - SENIOR HOMECARE SUPPORT WORKER

Salisbury and Surrounding area

INTRODUCTION

The primary responsibility of a Senior Homecare Support Worker is to become an ambassador to maintain high standards. Support the Community and Reablement based team, office coordinators and management team to Retain Quality and Indeptndence within the community.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

As well as encouraging clients to in the community to maintain the maximum degree of independence and to engage in activities appropriate to their abilities, you will be delivering a high level of support. As a part of our Quality and Mentoring the team you will also be;

  • Completing community-based spot checks
  • Auditing of files and support plans
  • Community based risk assessments
  • Obtaining up to date information from the multidisciplinary team
  • Quality monitoring
  • Staff observations
  • Mentoring new starters and support existing staff
  • Support plan reviews
  • On-Call duties when required
  • Identifying training needs of staff
  • Supporting management with safeguarding referrals
  • Supporting healthcare staff with the safe use of new equipment
  • Completing these duties alongside the usual Homecare work

Must have a level 3 diploma in health and social care or equivalent, or be working towards this

CONTACTS & COMMUNICATIONS

  • Interaction with clients, families and associates of clients, multidisciplinary teams, colleagues, coordinators and management
  • Reporting and monitoring any additional support needs
  • Acknowledging and responding to concerns
  • Liaising with other areas of the organisation, including training
  • Contacting clients to arrange care plan reviews

COMPETENCIES

The holder of this post should be able to demonstrate, or quickly acquire through appropriate training:

  • To maintain integrity when dealing with matters of confidentiality
  • A willingness to undertake training to develop new skills
  • A willingness to operate flexibility and to be accountable
  • The ability to work without supervision while adhering to company policies
  • An understanding of the needs of our business

BENEFITS

  • Industry leading training
  • Weekly Pay
  • Company Pension
  • Free Uniform (1st Free)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Career Development pathway
  • Access to Diplomas
  • Discount scheme (Highstreet)
  • Guaranteed and Salaried hours
  • Recommend a Friend up to £300 per introduction - see website for details
  • Discount on brand new lease cars

(This job description is not exhaustive and can include tasks not detailed above.)

Senior Homecare Support Worker

JOB TITLE - SENIOR HOMECARE SUPPORT WORKER

INTRODUCTION

The primary responsibility of a Senior Homecare Support Worker is to become an ambassador to maintain high standards. Support the Community and Reablement based team, office coordinators and management team to Retain Quality and Indeptndence within the community.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

As well as encouraging clients to in the community to maintain the maximum degree of independence and to engage in activities appropriate to their abilities, you will be delivering a high level of support. As a part of our Quality and Mentoring the team you will also be;

  • Completing community-based spot checks
  • Auditing of files and support plans
  • Community based risk assessments
  • Obtaining up to date information from the multidisciplinary team
  • Quality monitoring
  • Staff observations
  • Mentoring new starters and support existing staff
  • Support plan reviews
  • On-Call duties when required
  • Identifying training needs of staff
  • Supporting management with safeguarding referrals
  • Supporting healthcare staff with the safe use of new equipment
  • Completing these duties alongside the usual Homecare work

Must have a level 3 diploma in health and social care or equivalent, or be working towards this

CONTACTS & COMMUNICATIONS

  • Interaction with clients, families and associates of clients, multidisciplinary teams, colleagues, coordinators and management
  • Reporting and monitoring any additional support needs
  • Acknowledging and responding to concerns
  • Liaising with other areas of the organisation, including training
  • Contacting clients to arrange care plan reviews

COMPETENCIES

The holder of this post should be able to demonstrate, or quickly acquire through appropriate training:

  • To maintain integrity when dealing with matters of confidentiality
  • A willingness to undertake training to develop new skills
  • A willingness to operate flexibility and to be accountable
  • The ability to work without supervision while adhering to company policies
  • An understanding of the needs of our business

BENEFITS

  • Industry leading training
  • Weekly Pay
  • Company Pension
  • Free Uniform (1st Free)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Career Development pathway
  • Access to Diplomas
  • Discount scheme (Highstreet)
  • Guaranteed and Salaried hours
  • Recommend a Friend up to £300 per introduction - see website for details
  • Discount on brand new lease cars

(This job description is not exhaustive and can include tasks not detailed above.)

Support Worker - Winsley

Support Carer - Winsley, Wiltshire

We are looking for a support carer local to Winsley, Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire to support an experienced Live In carer supporting a customer their own home.Tthe ideal person for the role would be caring, compassionate, experienced within the care sector and able to work on a regular basis to offer consitency to the customer.


In this role you would be supporting an experienced live in carer with double up duties between 10am and 12pm. Then providing 1-2-1 support and companionship between 2pm and 4pm allowing the live in carer to take a break from duties, followed by a double up from 4pm until 5pm. Finally ending the day between pm and 10pm with a double up.

We are seeking a team of carers to complete these 6 hours of care a day to share between them. You will be starting by the end of November 2020.

We are passionate about making the right match for our staff and customers alike, quality we are seeking include; being kind, caring and compassionate, having excellent communication skills, passionate about promoting independence and reabling skills where appropriate. As a Support Carer, you will be supporting the everyday needs of our customers with true person focused care - (full training and support is of course provided).

At Retain Healthcare we consider ourselves to be a fresh innovative provider, covering the South West, with recruitment experts who have the knowledge and background to offer you the most up to date and comprehensive training in both social care and clinical care skills; Leading you into a career you can be proud of and rewarded for.

Working for Retain you will receive many benefits including:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Flexible working
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • First Uniform Free
  • Paid Holidays
  • Local training and your own career development pathway
  • Retain Rewards - local discounts
  • Guaranteed Hours available
  • Recommend a friend bonus of up to £300 per introduction


Working as part of #TeamRetain you will be an integral part of our team, you will be supporting our customer in their own home and ensuring they are able to enjoy a good quality of life whilst supporting good health and well being. With the ethos to reable skills where appropriate. We pride ourselves on supporting you in a way you can perform the duties required, and that you feel supported and empowered to deliver the best quality care for that individual.

We will provide you with full training, followed by shadow shifts arranged with an experienced carer, who will help you adjust to your new role, and we have ongoing telephone support available for when you are out caring for our customers. The quality of this service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support in the safety of their own homes.

We will continue to develop your skills through training and development to meet the needs of the customer.

As an company our ethos is to Retaining Quality, Retaining Independence, Retaining Staff and Retaining Skills. #teamretain Together Everyone Achieves More.

This role may also be referred to as: Homecarer, Homecare Assistant, Home Carer, Carer, Care Assistant, HCA, Healthcare Assistant, Care Giver, Community Support Worker

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