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Support Workers Godfrey Care Burton

February 22


Core qualification: Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and
Children’s and Young People’s Settings and Level 1 Personal Development for Employability

Length of study: 15 Days

Teaching method: Online Remote Delivery

Cost: Government funded (see eligibility below)

The Job Role:

Across the East Midlands there is the opportunity for Support Workers to be employed by Godfrey Care. This is an opportunity to rethink your career path and benefit from a venture into the Health and Social Care industry.

The aim of this role is to support Service Users within Godfrey Barnes Care Limited, providing a high level of care and quality residential support service tailored to each Service User.

Responsibilities are as follows:



  • To arrive to start work in good time to that you are at your post for the beginning of your working day.
  • To maintain an excellent timekeeping and attendance record.
  • To follow sickness and absence procedures which are found in the homes policy and procedures.
  • To wear clothing appropriate for the nature of the work in line with the dress code policy.
  • To follow instructions given by the team leader / home manager.
  • Not to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at work.
  • Never to abandon duty without the knowledge of the home manager or the team leader in his / her absence.
  • To report any criminal offences / or convictions to the home manager.
  • To report any witnessed or suspected act of abuse to the home manager.
  • To uphold the homes equal opportunity policy.
  • To undertake training as required for the position.
  • To participate in over training, re training, development and refresher courses of which you will be notified in good time
  • To attend and participate in performance reviews, supervisions and appraisals.
  • To undertake all reasonable tasks and duties requested by members of the management team.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • To develop good relationships with all staff and service users, favouring no one.
  • To develop an in depth knowledge of service users care plan, becoming a role model for new members of the team.
  • To communicate in a professional manner at all times.
  • To respect visitors and behave professionally at all times, treating visitors in a courteous and appropriate manner.
  • To promote independence, life skills and informed choices in accordance with the individual care plan and to enhance inclusion in the community.
  • Ensuring Respect for Service Users right to choose and refuse assistance.
  • Support for the Service User in making informed choices.
  • Support the Service Users develop the ability to reach their full potential.
  • To ensure Service Users are supported to maintain personal hygiene and appearance.
  • To ensure Service Users are treated with respect at all times.
  • To ensure A safe environment for chosen activities.
  • To ensure Support is given to Service Users to manage their domestic and personal resources.
  • To deliver specialised care to service users with specific needs according to your own skills and qualifications
  • To make sure there is a minimisation of risk to yourself and the Service User during emergency situations
  • To ensure accidents or injuries are always reported, whether it be to yourself or the Service User.  In accordance with Godfrey Barnes Care Limited policy and procedure.
  • To promote travel training, money management and independent life skills as required by the care plan.
  • To provide personal care where required which may involve assistance with; Continence requirements; Bathing; Health and Medication requirements; Manual Handling; Eating and preparing meals; Handling personal possessions; finances and documents; entering the home, room, bathroom and toilet; shopping.
  • To facilitate ensuring personal care provision is in a safe and appropriate environment, where directed through the care plan.
  • To promote effective communication and relationships with Service Users and work colleagues and to be aware of communication differences and adopt an approach that minimises the effect of such differences.
  • To manage behaviours adhering to strategies and procedures set out for individuals in their care plans and within legislation.
  • To maintain records (e.g. care plans) where necessary, ensuring these are wholly accurate, up-to-date and completed in a timely manner.
  • To complete incident forms as and when required.
  • To ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times, in keeping with the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 – ensuring that a Service Users personal details are not disclosed to any unauthorised person and all records are maintained within the DPA 1998 requirements.
  • To demonstrate understanding and awareness of Godfrey Barnes Care Limited’s Equal Opportunities Policy and be able to put this into practice in a working environment.
  • To contribute towards the protection of individuals from abuse, adhering to the Protection of Vulnerable Adults legislation
  • To attend any meetings in order to contribute to the effectiveness of support delivery.
  • To undertake any training required in order to perform the role more effectively, acknowledging any deficits in knowledge or practice, identifying training needs and formulating training plans with the direction of personnel.
  • To act as a keyworker for a nominated individual, updating records, maintaining family contact, liaising with professionals and attending meetings as required.
  • To adhere to the company policies and procedures.

At the end of your time with CT Skills, you will have the skills and
qualifications required to confidently attend a pre-arranged interview.

Key info for the course:

  • Fully-funded blended certified course
  • Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and
    Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Industry specific interview preparation
  • Guaranteed job interview for Care Assistant role.
  • Immediate start job vacancies with a wage of £8.72 p/hr.

Getting started:

We don’t believe your career should have to wait so neither do our courses. The enrolment date for this course on 23rd February.

Book your place online or by phone on 01332 332 401.
Attend the Enrolment Session to process your application
Start the course within one week (delay may vary).
Who is it available to?

To complete this programme fully-funded you need to be:
  •   Aged 19
  •  Not in employment or education OR
  •  Employed earning less than £17,004.00/year


February 22
Event Category:


CT Skills


Course Length
15 Days
Core Qualification
Level 1 Health Social Care
Delivery Type
Includes job interview
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