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Having a career in social care or childcare related roles means that you are going to need to be an active listener. Much of a social worker's role is to listen effectively, in order for your clients to feel as if they're being understood. Possessing the quality of having emotional intelligence is also key but at the same time, you will be able to set boundaries. Our jobsite helpful,  job search platform provides the best opportunities for social work careers. Read on to see the facts and figures of your chosen career in social work

Most common degrees of the employees of the Industry are social work, social sciences, psychology and sociology degrees.

Did you know that there are over 1.48 million people currently work in social services jobs? Yet, there are no fixed national salary scales for social care jobs but as a newly qualified social care worker, you can expect to earn £22,000 per year.

 With further responsibilities and experience, this can rise to around £40,000. In addition, NHS social worker jobs, typically start on Band 6 of the NHS pay scale, which is £26,565 to £35,577.

Up till now, adult social work jobs have an increasing number of disabled young adults who are living longer as well as the growing number of older people needed in care will result in another half a million jobs for people to work in by 2030.  

Having said that, the social care sector employs 1.48 million people and will have half a million extra jobs available by 2030.

Health and social care careers will enable you to promote health and well-being and provide care. In the future, this could mean your career crossing both sectors in new and exciting roles.

These roles include providing key skills training for health staff so they can assess mental health well-being, training for physiotherapists so they can undertake dementia assessments, enhancing the competencies of care home staff so they can support clinical and non-clinical professionals and, ways of encouraging closer working and learning between primary and community-based nursing teams. 

To list a few positions that are available in  Health and social care jobs would include roles and opportunities such as a care worker, social worker, personal assistant, occupational therapist, activities coordinator, technician as well as support and outreach worker. 

Moreover, the salary for health and social care assessor jobs is £23,954. Over and above that, the top companies hiring for Health and social care assessor roles are Barchester Healthcare, Virgin Care and Agincare.

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Job [ 4486943 ]

Home Support Worker

Jobs in Scotland

£08.75 - £09.61 /Annum
 Temporary
 Posted about : 7 days ago
 Expires in: 21 days

Do you have a passion for care? Do you think that your little or no experience means you can't become a Home Support Worker? If you are warm hearted and have a natural caring instinct, long to help others in need, have patience, passion and enthusiasm then you have the attributes of a true Carer! Find your new career supported by a great Health Care team at ASA Recruitment. As a Care at Home Support Worker with ASA Recruitment you DO NOT need experience ASA have a great induction course to equip you on your new venture and this is at no cost to you. Whether you are new to care or have experience, including friend or family caring, you can apply for your new career with ASA. With lots of benefits to the job itself and support from the dedicated Health Care team, why wouldn't you? If you are looking for some extra shifts to top up a current wage then we provide flexible/bank work as well as Full Time and Part Time shifts giving you a work life balance. There is no other feeling than knowing you've done something worthwhile with your days' work. Care at Home Support workers have a unique job which no other can describe. Trying to make sure you touch and brighten up the lives of the vulnerable adult you attend to on a daily basis which leaves you feeling good about yourself and the vulnerable adult receiving a high standard of care. Support Workers cover a wide range of tasks such as: Deliver high standards of care, whilst promoting independence Support with all tasks needed including personal care, preparing meals, prompting medications, light general housekeeping and if required shopping and more Communicate with clients, their family and any professional person involved Treat every individual as they are and follow their own person centred care plans to help you understand them. Be patient with a can-do attitude with an ability to work under pressureAt ASA we are dedicated to helping you achieve the best out of your role. There are many opportunities available to including walking/using public transport or using your car with opportunties in your local areas including Alexandria, Dalmuir, Clydebank, Hardgate, Jamestown, Milton, Old Kilpatrick and Whitecrook. There are many benefits of being a Care at Home Support Worker with ASA: Weekly pay which includes great pay rates, £8.75 to £9.61 after AWR qualifying period A dedicated team available 7 days per week A great online system which will help you manage assignments We pay for your full shift and not just the time you with the clients. Paid holidays rolling with your weekly wage so you will never be without a wage. Work to suit your availability. They more availability the more work you have. Refer a friend schemes paying £100 for first 100 hours worked per referee Support workers give back to their local communities and get enjoyment out of their work whilst having the benefit of getting paid. Does this interest you? If you are Passionate about Care? Looking for a work life balance? If you are happy, upbeat, compassionate and can take the time to listen and communicate with vulnerable people building a relationship this job is for you. If you feel the position as a Home Care Support Worker is for you, apply with an up to date CV and one of our Health Care Team members will be in touch. ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland's largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified. YOU SEEK WE FIND

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No EXP REQUIRED**SUPPORT WORKER

Jobs in LU1 2,Luton,Bedfordshire,East England

£08 - £09 /Annum
 Permanent
 Posted about : 6 days ago
 Expires in: 22 days

Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant Opportunity - No Experience Required Have you lost your motivation with your current career? Do you fancy a career change? Do you love helping people in care? Then why not a true market leader in Healthcare as a Support Worker. Our client has full time 40 hours a week + Overtime, also able to provide on the job and class room based training for the chosen Support work. A Support Worker / Support Assistant's main aim: * is to help these people to build and develop independent living. * helping with shopping, budgeting, meal planning * supporting with medication, completion of care plans as well as engaging service users in social and community-based activities. These could be going to the gym, swimming lessons, visiting the cinema, museum etc. We offer full industry leading training by accredited training providers to all our staff, to fulfil our positions, and we can offer a variety of shifts to suit an individual need. As mentioned above, the chosen support worker can be offered career path and training is even done in the classroom and on the job training so you are never left alone. The training allow individuals to further develop themselves and further strengthen their skills so that they can develop a successful career. When you become part of our client family, you will receive not only a very competitive rate of pay, you will also have fantastic opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge to further your care career as a Support Worker. Key Responsibilities: * Supporting the Manager, Team Leader and Senior Staff in day to day operations of supported housing unit(s) * Fostering of a positive environment in which Service Users are actively engaged * Conducting daily assessment of Service Users mental and physical state; updating associated records and informing management * Supporting Service Users to build their confidence, self-esteem and their ability to manage their mental health symptoms * Personal delivery of physical and mental support to Service Users * Supporting adults with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autistic spectrum disorders and challenging behaviour * Learning disabilities and Autism spectrum disorders about Services * Support with life and independence skills development * Utilise specialist input from a multi-disciplinary team including consultant psychiatrist, physiotherapist, speech and language therapist, dietician, dentist and chiropodist What you'll need * Support / Care Training provided, experience is an advantage * Experience of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities is an advantage * Passion for the Health and Social Care industry * Keen to develop and progress within the Social Care Industry * Able to hold conversation and engage with service users. * To identify and attend educational, social and leisure activities What we'll offer * A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development, and after your probationary period * Temporary to Permanent contract which consists of joining the client on a permanent basis if performance is satisfactory within the probationary period * Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development * Join the fastest growing supported living business and private home care company in the southeast. * Over 120 homes across England and South Wales * Industry leading Care Training is provided * Great career progression * Training and progression available in a fast-growing business * Management training opportunities available. * Entirely ground floor accommodation If you are serious about further developing yourself as a support worker, then the above is what you are looking for. Please apply immediately to avoid disappointment We have hundreds of positions available within the Health and Social Care industry, if you the above role does not suit, we have many un-qualified and qualified specialists' roles we are also recruiting for across the UK. We look forward to hearing from you, Thank you

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Care Worker (Autism)

Jobs in RG18 9,Hermitage,West Berkshire,Berkshire,South East England

£18,000 - £25,000 /Annum
 Permanent
 Posted about : 6 days ago
 Expires in: 22 days

Care Worker (Autism) – Berkshire - £18-25k plus investment in training, qualifications and career development. Working for a truly amazing charity who support autistic young people and their families, you will help transform their lives by not only caring for and supporting them day to day but helping them to learn and develop life skills and improve their quality of life. As part of a highly trained team, you will be fully supported in developing your career. Not only will you gain a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare, you will also gain Autism Practitioner certification – all paid for by the charity. Upon completion of these certifications, your salary will increase by at least £13k per annum with long term career progression to Director level offering a 6 figure salary! Day to day you will help deliver the care and support needed as well as being involved in activities individually designed to help develop their skills and learn – this could include reading, playing games, playing sports, baking, going shopping and other day trips and leisure activities. This is an incredibly rewarding opportunity which gives immense satisfaction, knowing you will contribute to the development and care of autistic young people especially when you see the joy and sense of achievement it brings to them and their families. There are a number of vacancies at this specialist residential school and we are looking for applicants of varied backgrounds who enjoy caring for others and want to develop a career in a very people-based charity. Experience is not necessary as full training and certification will be provided, although if you are already working in a care environment either professionally or through a club or association we are keen to speak with you. Typically, this could include: -Volunteers with organisations such as youth clubs, beavers, guides, etc. -Experienced care workers with a track record working in residential care homes, NHS and healthcare, nurseries, education (pre-school, primary or secondary), charities, etc. -First-hand experience caring for autistic children or adults. We welcome applications from anyone permitted to work in the UK including anyone looking to relocate to the UK as long as you possess a UK or European Passport or hold a valid work Visa / Permit (unfortunately sponsorship is not available for these positions). Insight Recruitment Group work closely with businesses to create vacancies which are a true reflection of the working environment, role and career opportunity, and support our applicants through every step of the process to ensure transparency, trust and communication between the business and the applicant is of the highest quality. Insight Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All selections are made based on qualifications, merit, and business need. For more information visit www.insightrecruitmentgroup

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CP Social Worker £40ph + Flexible Working - South West England

Jobs in BH1 1,Bournemouth,Dorset,South West England

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£35 - £40 /Hour
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 Posted about : 14 days ago
 Expires in: 14 days

CP Social Worker £40ph + Flexible Working - South West England

I am currently working with a Local Authority in the South West of England, who are looking for experienced Social Workers in their Assessment, Child Protection & Court Proceedings service.

In joining now you'll be able to avoid the drop in regional cap rates for social workers in the South West of England! Meaning you'll secure at least a 3 month contract on a higher pay rate than you will in any other position it the area. My client is currently offering up to £40per hour which means you will be able to earn quite a bit more to cover the costs of those Christmas presents.

Additionally my client is also offering flexible working in the form of 9 day fortnights, were you'll get the bonus of having a three day weekend twice a month. Giving you even more leisure time to spend doing what you love most and getting a good work life balance.

This particular team is quite busy but only has 2 care proceedings per social worker so you won't be overloaded with court work. Being able to work with each child closely towards a best outcome for them.

My client understand the importance of feeling like you are part of a team when working in these situations and as such have dedicated time for each social worker to have case supervision and time to work from home when possible. This is going to be possible with the new team structures they've introduced where smaller team sizes.

As well as being able to interview and start immediately my client will provide a full induction into the position so that you are able to hit the ground running in a new position and truly make a difference in the services you children and young people.

What I can offer you:

  • As the Senior Consultant for the region I have obtained a number of contacts, meaning you will have access to more job roles than your typical recruitment agency
  • I work directly with Local Authorities meaning I can discuss your CV with line managers ensuring quicker feedback and hopefully placements for you
  • I have contractors within this authority at varied levels of seniority and as a result I have a true understanding of the inner running of the services to give you the clearest idea of what you'd be getting into.

If the above is of interest please do contact Ariel Ahmeti on 0207 940 2100 or A.Ahmeti@nonstopcare.com.

As an agency we able to offer support and advice about currently roles in the market and the impact of IR35 to you as an interim social worker. I myself work extensively with Councils in the South West of England region, direct with Line Managers, opening up opportunities for candidates which may not hit the market through job boards etc. I take pride in providing any feedback received for applications made and of course all conversation had will be keep discreet

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Safeguarding Social Worker - Up to £42ph + Phone IV

Jobs in Wiltshire

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£35 - £42 /Hour
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 Posted about : 21 days ago
 Expires in: 7 days

Safeguarding Social Worker - Flexible Working + Quick Start - South West England

I am currently working with a Local Authority in the South West of England, who are looking for experienced Social Workers in their Assessment, Child Protection & Court Proceedings service.

In joining now you'll be able to avoid the drop in regional cap rates for social workers in the South West of England! Meaning you'll secure at least a 3 month contract on a higher pay rate than you will in any other position it the area. as well as benefiting from subsidised accommodation for those of you who are struggling to stay away from home as a result of IR35.

My client understand the importance of feeling like you are part of a team when working in these situations and as such have dedicated time for each social worker to have case supervision and time to work from home when possible. This is going to be possible with the new team structures they've introduced where smaller team sizes.

As well as being able to interview and start immediately my client will provide a full induction into the position so that you are able to hit the ground running in a new position and truly make a difference in the services you children and young people.

What I can offer you:

  • As the Senior Consultant for the region I have obtained a number of contacts, meaning you will have access to more job roles than your typical recruitment agency
  • I work directly with Local Authorities meaning I can discuss your CV with line managers ensuring quicker feedback and hopefully placements for you
  • I have contractors within this authority at varied levels of seniority and as a result I have a true understanding of the inner running of the services to give you the clearest idea of what you'd be getting into.

If the above is of interest please do contact Ariel Ahmeti on 0207 940 2100 or A.Ahmeti@nonstopcare.com.

As an agency we able to offer support and advice about currently roles in the market and the impact of IR35 to you as an interim social worker. I myself work extensively with Councils in the South West of England region, direct with Line Managers, opening up opportunities for candidates which may not hit the market through job boards etc. I take pride in providing any feedback received for applications made and of course all conversation had will be keep discreet

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Support Worker

Jobs in SG14 1,Hertford,East Hertfordshire,Hertfordshire,East England

£08.85 - £08.85 /Annum
 Permanent
 Posted about : 7 days ago
 Expires in: 21 days

Job Title: Male Support Worker Location: Hertford Role Overview:- As a Support Worker in our supported living service in Ware, you will work with people who have varying degrees of learning disabilities supporting them to lead as fulfilling life as possible, incorporating both therapy based activities and social based activities. You will assist the people to be as independent as possible Requirements:- Support Workers in this location, experience is not necessary as all training is provided. It is a shift based role, flexibility is essential. Benefits: We offer a great range of benefits which include:- 1. Paid DBS** & Holidays Salary scale /progression if you want it Life insurance & Pension Scheme Cycle to work scheme Retail rewards & savings Long service awards Refer a friend from £250-£750If you want to make a difference, contact Voyage today We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer. Refer a friend today and you could receive £250-£750 (T&C's apply) We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list. * Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

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Support Worker

Jobs in Willesden, London

£09.35 - £09.35 /Annum
 Permanent
 Posted about : 7 days ago
 Expires in: 21 days

Job Title: Female Support Worker Location: Willesden Role Overview:- As a Support Worker at Milverton Road, you will work with people who have varying degrees of learning disabilities supporting them to lead as fulfilling life as possible, incorporating both therapy based activities and social based activities. You will assist the people to be as independent as possible Requirements:- Support Workers in this location, experience is not necessary as all training is provided. It is a shift based role, flexibility is essential. Benefits: We offer a great range of benefits which include:- 1. Paid DBS** & Holidays Salary scale /progression if you want it Life insurance & Pension Scheme Cycle to work scheme Retail rewards & savings Long service awards Childcare vouchers Refer a friend from £250-£750

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Senior Support Worker

Jobs in Wembley, London

£09.5 - £09.5 /Annum
 Permanent
 Posted about : 7 days ago
 Expires in: 21 days

Voyage Care is seeking a Female Senior Support Worker, to join the management team at a Residential Service in Wembley that provides support to those with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Needs Benefits for Voyage Care Senior Support Workers include: Competitive rates of pay Free, industry leading, face to face and online training The opportunity for career progression within a sector leading organisationReporting to the Registered Manager; the Senior Support Worker will oversee staff and provide assistance to the People we Support. Tasks undertaken by the Senior Support Worker may include: Managing the service in the absence of the Registered Manager Shift Leading Updating Support Plans and Risk Assessments Undertaking Support Worker Supervisions and Competency Assessments Providing care to the People we SupportWe are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer. Voyage Care ask that Senior Support Workers: Understand the importance of motivating a team Work within the company's ethos of providing person centred care Are compassionate and understanding Hold (at least) an NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care and are prepared to undertake an NVQ 3 on completion of probation Are reliable and conscientious Have a good understanding of written and spoken English and basic Mathematics Hold an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service or a prepared to undertake an Enhanced DBSThis is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move. Click Apply to complete our one page application…….All applications & CV's are reviewed on a daily basis. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list. *Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

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Support Worker

Jobs in CM15 8,Brentwood,Essex,East England

£08.45 - £08.45 /Annum
 Permanent
 Posted about : 7 days ago
 Expires in: 21 days

Voyage Care Recruiting for Support Workers Now in West Horndon, Brentwood! Full and Part Time Permanent Positions available Shifts: 8-3pm and 3-10pm on a rota basis As a Support Worker at Quiet Waters you will work with people who have varying degrees of physical and learning disabilities as well as mental health. Your aim is to promote their confidence and independence and support them to lead a fulfilling life. This will be incorporating in both therapy based activities and social based activities. Throughout a typical day, you'll help our residents with the everyday challenges of washing, dressing and eating. Crucially, enabling them to carry out tasks, chores and hobbies that most people take for granted but are really meaningful for your client. You'll be out and about, enjoying life together and no single day will be the same. Benefits Paid DBS & Holidays Salary scale /progression if you want it Life insurance & Pension Scheme Cycle to work scheme Retail rewards & savings including health and fitness discounts Long service awards Refer a friend from now £250 - £750 T&C'S APPLYRequirements No experience is necessary Tailored training provided to all our staff* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

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Support Worker

Jobs in PE29 3,Huntingdon,Huntingdonshire,Cambridgeshire,East England

£08.23 - £08.23 /Annum
 Contract
 Posted about : 7 days ago
 Expires in: 21 days

 Benefits: Paid DBS

Support worker £8.23 an hour Huntingdon Full Time/Part Time and Bank Hours (Contracted Hours) We are expanding our team and looking for genuinely caring and hands on individuals to join our team of Support Workers. At Merlin Close you will be supporting 3 Gentlemen who have Learning Disabilities and Autism. You will support them with cooking, cleaning, personal care and medication prompts. Also the Gentlemen enjoy their activities out in the community which you will support them with. You will work as part of a team covering shifts which include sleep ins This service supports individuals within the home and local community. As a Support Worker you will be assisting them to lead independent and fulfilling lives; the people we support are at the heart of all we do. A big part of your role will be supporting people to do their favourite things and try new activities. We ensure they reach their full potential - and of course we'll make sure that you reach yours. As a leader in health care and support services for individuals throughout the UK, Voyage Care supports thousands of people. Across our services we support people to do various activities such as bowling, going to the cinema and on days out to the coast - so it might not feel much like work! Benefits: We offer a great range of benefits which include:- 1. Paid DBS* & Holidays Salary scale /progression if you want it Life insurance & Pension Scheme Cycle to work scheme Retail rewards & savings Long service awards Refer a Friend bonus £250 - £750 T&C's Apply*Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary. No experience is necessary as all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support. You'll join the team working on a rota that includes early, late, weekend, night and Bank Holiday shifts. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move. Click Apply to complete our one page application………All applications & CV's received are reviewed on a daily basis. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list. * Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

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