Extra Care Support Worker

Extra Care Support Worker

Job Description

Extra Care Support Worker – Full-time – Lymington

Our Current Vacancies are in the following locations

  • Extra Care Barfields Court (Lymington)

SCA Care is an equal opportunities employer. This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. SCA Care are based and operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK.

SCiA are currently supporting people in our Extra Care sites to ensure they stay safe and well. We currently have opportunities for a Support Worker to work full-time at our Extra Care Scheme in Lymington.

Shifts: 07:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 21:15.
Long day shifts available with an hour break.

About You

For us, personality and passion comes before education. Caring experience is always ideal but as long as you have the right attitude and values, then we’d love you to apply. You’ll always be supported and looked after by your SCA Care colleagues and wider Social Care in Action family, and full training will be provided.

About the role

Our Extra Care Schemes support individuals to remain in their own homes with person centred care to enable them to live as independently as possible whilst taking into account their choices and respecting their human rights. SCiA work closely with other agencies including CQC, adult services, local GP practices and the local community.

The team at SCA Care believe that helping people live the life they want to lead is extremely important. When you join our team, you’ll make a real and positive impact to the lives of the people we support at our schemes. Our Extra Care Schemes are developments that comprise of self-contained homes and SCA Care provide support to tenants to enable self-care and independent living.

Working at SCA Care means that you’ll make sure that the customer’s home always remains personal to them, and that the care and support given is tailored to their unique and individual needs.

A Support Worker’s role can be wide and varied – no two days are the same – but here’s an idea of what you could be doing:

Promoting and encouraging independence, whilst assisting the people we support with their daily routines.
Identifying new opportunities for integration, participation and inclusion, available to the people we support, both within our services and the community.
Providing quality personal care, which could include bathing etc. depending on individual needs, while maintaining respect and sensitivity.
Participating in household tasks, which include cleaning, cooking, ironing, washing etc. while encouraging the people we support to join in.
Engaging in conversation and sometimes having a belly laugh together over something silly!

A full detailed job description can be provided upon request and will be given as part of our recruitment process.

If you’re successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we’ll pay for*.

About Us

SCA Care is dedicated to enhancing our customers’ lives through the delivery of quality-driven care services including Home Care, Live-in Care, Extra Care and Specialist Care. With a commitment to promoting independence and well-being, our skilled and experienced team provide round-the-clock assistance offering personalised support, designed empathetically to meet customers individual needs and to help them live their best lives possible.


  • Paid travel time – £11.50 per hour
  • Paid mileage, which is calculated for you (45p per mile where applicable)
  • Paid day off on your birthday….so you can relax.
  • 6 weeks paid holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Excellent Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • Training time paid (National Living Wage)
  • Guaranteed hour contracts, if that’s what you would like.
  • Pay enhancements for a care qualification over level 2 (50p uplift if you have Level 2 or higher qualification in Health and Social Care)
  • Free training & comprehensive training package (including QCF qualification)
  • Free branded work wear and lanyard
  • Access to a free Blue Light Card (discounts in stores and online in large national retailers and local businesses)
  • Employer contributory pension scheme

*free, dependent upon successful completion of probation period.


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