Knowing the sector

We provide experienced and dedicated support workers to services that cater for learning disabilities, complex needs, mental health, autism, challenging behaviour, childrens’ residential homes, as well as elderly and dementia services.

Clients

We can offer assistance with permanent staffing needs as well as 24/7 cover for your temporary and ad-hoc requirements. We pride ourselves on the service we provide. We will always keep you informed of the progress of any booking that is placed with us.

Vetting

Our vetting and compliance process is thorough as we undertake the following processes: 5 years’ worth of references to include all employment during this time, face to face interview with a specialist consultant, an Enhanced DBS, qualifications are checked and verified, and we monitor and support our candidates with on-going feedback.

BRC mandatory training

  • Medication Awareness and Record keeping for Care Workers
  • Food and Safety Hygiene
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Level 3 (SOVA 3)
  • Fire Safety at Work
  • Infection Control and Standard precautions, HAI (MRSA & Clostridium Difficile)
  • Lone worker & Personal safety
  • Handling of Violence and Aggression
  • Complaint Training & Conflict Resolution
  • Health and Safety at Work including Risk incident reporting
  • COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulation)
  • RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)
  • Information Governance, Data Protection, Handling Patient Information, Record Keeping and Caldicott Protocols
  • First Aid Awareness – (Laws and Provision / First Aid / Resuscitation / Choking / Shock / Heart Attack and Angina / Wounds and Bleeding / Epilepsy)
  • Manual Handling

Candidates

Whether you’re looking for permanent, contract or flexible ad-hoc work in health and social care BRC can find the perfect role for you!

We provide support workers and care assistants to a wide range of social care settings including residential homes for adults with learning disables, mental health needs, dementia, autism, complex needs as well as children’s residential homes.

To join BRC you will need to have at least 6 months paid experience in the UK in one of those sectors, be able provide employment references and either have a current DBS check or be happy to obtain a new one with us.

Committed

We pride ourselves on being committed to placing our support workers in work environments that suits your strengths and areas of expertise, we also offer opportunities to those that want to gain more experience in a particular area of health and social care. All our support workers are thoroughly supported, we offer continued professional development training, feedback and you get to work with supportive consultants, who love working within the Health and social care sector.

Documents to bring

  • Proof of ID (Passport or Birth Certificate)
  • Work Permit (where applicable)
  • Proof of National Insurance Number (e.g a P45, P60, or National Insurance Card)
  • Any relevant qualification and training certificates.
  • Proof of current address dated in the last 3 months
  • Driving license (optional)
  • Reference details – All employment last 5 years, including email addresses and phone numbers
  • CV dating back to the age of 18 – with all employment stated and any gaps explained

Vetting, referencing and training

We will need to request a minimum of 2 employment references which needs to cover at least the last 5 years. We will need references from all social care related roles during that time, we can discuss the referencing when you come for interview, please try and bring contact details for all the referees when you come in. Unless you have a DBS dated in the last year or on the update service you will need to apply for a new Enhanced DBS which we can facilitate for you.

We are able to provide a comprehensive training package that will need to be completed before you start working with us. This will be updated yearly at no cost to you. All courses count towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

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