Do you want to make a difference?

Hannah Winterman, February 19, 2018

With January over and the days slowly getting longer, it's the perfect time to think about your next role. Are you looking for a fresh career move but don't know where to start? Do you want a role where you can make a difference but feel you lack experience? Cambridgeshire Social Care have the perfect opportunity for you. Cambridgeshire County Council are currently seeking Support Workers to help vulnerable people across the region. As a specially trained carer, you'll provide care that transforms the lives of those in need.

So what do you need to apply?

You don't necessarily need any social care qualifications. What's really important is that you have the right values and behaviours to work in social care. Perhaps you're thinking about a career change, but think care work will be too challenging? Or you've always wanted to start a career in care but don't know where to start? With great support and comprehensive training, Cambridgeshire Social Care will help you every step of the way. You'll receive everything you need to become a qualified Support Worker - all you need is the drive to succeed. Alternatively, you may already be working in the care industry, have qualifications in health and social care, and are now looking for a new and refreshing career. This role offers you that chance.

About You

Personality wise, you'll be a team player with a positive attitude. Great communication skills will allow you to build strong relationships in your own work and with colleagues. You'll be the type of person who enjoys helping others and craves a role where your work will have real worth and impact.

Your Responsibilities

From helping with washing and dressing, to helping residents stay mobile, you'll provide great care for service users across the county. You'll be trained to use a range of equipment, to ease the day to day challenges service users may face. Reporting back to colleagues and managers, you'll keep communication clear and always put the needs of service users first.

Why Cambridgeshire?

So you think this could be the role for you. Why choose Cambridgeshire County Council? If you already live in Cambridgeshire, you'll know how much this area has to offer. With an ideal location combining a world famous city with beautiful countryside, Cambridgeshire has everything you'd want in a place to live and work. This role offers the unique chance to build a career and work in your local community. Or do you currently live outside Cambridgeshire and are ready for a change? Whilst this role involves travel across the county and requires access to a car, transport within the City is excellent. There is a good bus route throughout the town centre and surrounding areas. It's also one of the most cycle-friendly cities in the world, with dedicated cycle routes making it safe even for novice cyclists. You're only an hour and half from London by train, giving you a central UK location to build your home.

Benefits

Still searching for reasons why you should apply? This is a flexible role where you can fit your working hours around your lifestyle. Whether you want to work full or part time, weekdays or weekends, you'll find a schedule that works for you. You'll also enjoy excellent benefits including enhanced weekend working pay rates, generous mileage rates, a work mobile and uniform. Other benefits include an excellent pension plan, great holiday allowance, as well as access to free learning and development opportunities. To help you build your career, you'll work towards a fully funded training diploma Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care.

Do something different this year.

Choose a role that offers great training, career progression and, above all, real job satisfaction. Help transform the lives of others, whilst building a career that will carry you through the years. Start your application for a Support Work role today and see where your new job will take you!
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