There’s an increased need for support workers in Surrey. This role, also known as a care worker, involves offering practical and emotional support for those who are unable to live completely independently due to health, disability, relationship difficulties, and mental and emotional health problems. This can include vulnerable children, young offenders, and those who are living with addiction or physical, mental and adults with learning disabilities. The work changes depending on the needs of the individual and can involve providing practical support with basic personal care needs such as feeding, transport, and washing, working with community groups to improve quality of life, and maintaining a healthcare plan arranged by their doctors and therapists. Typically, flexible hours are available with fulltime and part time opportunities available with posts in Nursing homes and clients homes assisting with supported living.
Although some of the job vacancies posted below are looking for experienced support workers, there are opportunities for those interested in a career in social healthcare. Sign up to our job alerts today!