What is a community support worker?

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Community support workers provide emotional, social and physical care to clients, ensuring they receive a tailored service that meets their medical and wellbeing needs. Community support workers are known to be compassionate and personable individuals who put the needs of their clients first to ensure they can live safely and comfortably in their own homes.


What is the role and responsibilities of a community support worker?

The role of a community support worker is to deliver bespoke care and support to people in the community. They are responsible for ensuring the clients under their care remain stable and can live independently in the safest way possible.

Working as a community support worker at Pulse Nursing at Home, your responsibilities can vary depending on the individuals you're caring for and their medical and wellbeing needs. To learn more about the role and responsibilities of a Pulse Nursing at Home community support worker, click here.


What key skills do you need to be a community support worker?

Naturally, community support workers are committed and caring individuals who display many skills and qualities in the care they deliver. Strong communication skills, resilience, and empathy are a few of the many skills and qualities of a great community support worker.

If you’re looking to develop your skills, take a look at our list of the most important skills and qualities of a good support worker here.


How can you become a community support worker?

A career as a community support worker requires certain qualifications and experience, such as earning a Level 3 in Health and Social Care or completing a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ).

For example, at Pulse Nursing at Home, we recruit community support workers with a minimum of 6 months’ paid UK care experience. If you’re looking for your next opportunity to work as a community support worker, view our latest roles here.

For more support and advice on becoming a community support worker, take a look at Indeed’s 6-step guide.


What can I expect working as a community support worker?

Working as a community support worker at Pulse Nursing at Home, you can expect to have a long-lasting career with many opportunities to learn new skills, work with a dedicated team of healthcare professionals and provide high-quality bespoke care to people in the community. Here is what our support workers say about working at Pulse Nursing at Home.

“I like working for Pulse Nursing at Home. They are a great company that provides very good pay and many opportunities to develop yourself. The Management Team support the staff to ensure they’re well trained.”

“With the training, support and shadowing Pulse Nursing at Home offered me, I was able to build my confidence and skills as a carer.”

“I entered the care profession as I enjoy making a positive difference in people’s lives. Joining Pulse Nursing at Home has been a great stepping stone for my healthcare career.”


Community support worker roles with Pulse Nursing at Home

At Pulse Nursing at Home, we recruit and place compassionate support workers nationwide to deliver bespoke care to our clients in the community. We’re always looking to grow our team of community support workers. If you’d like to join our team of healthcare professionals, register with us using the form below or contact our team via phone: 0333 323 3746 or email: joinus@pulsenursingathome.co.uk



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