Support Workers

Support Workers

Position: Permanent Full Time

Hours Per Week:

Week 1: 44hours

Week 2: 33hours

Rolling rota basis, 12 hour shifts, Days and Nights (8pm-8am or 8am-8pm)

We are currently recruiting for the following locations;

Holland House (Preston PR1)

 

We are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Support Workers to provide the support that allows our clients to lead ordinary lives. In return, we offer variety, progression, training and job satisfaction.

You will be working in a 24-hour supported living, mental health rehabilitation unit.

A positive attitude, friendly, caring & understanding nature are an absolute must. Our client’s sometimes need support and they have varied lives and interests, this could be trains, cooking, art or going to social groups.

 

That’s where you come in!

You will be caring, compassionate and committed to providing support that allows our clients to lead ordinary lives.

You will assist the Service Manager and Occupational Therapist to organise the day to day running of the service provision through the policies, training, supervision and guidance provided by the company.

You will maintain care skills at a current level and undertake such training and development as may from time-to-time be required to maintain practices as up-to-date.

You will support the Service Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Company and maintaining the level of quality of service provided to the service users.

You will provide care in accordance with current best practices, according to policy and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements, relevant regulations under the direction of the Manager, and within the financial plans agreed from time-to-time.

Act as an advocate and key worker as and when required

Dispense medication & support clients with taking of medication

Support the service user in line with the care plans

Working positively with other staff within the team

Support the clients to keep a tidy flat and encourage hygiene and cleanliness

Encourage clients to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle

Where appropriate support the involvement of families, friends, social workers etc

 

The post holder is expected to;

·Carry out other similar reasonable duties according to the business needs

·Undertake any training relevant to the requirements of the role

·Comply with health and safety procedures and safe working practices

·Adhere to data protection procedures, ensuring that sensitive business data remains confidential

 

Ideally, you will have some experience or have gained your level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care, however, we also recruit staff with no experience as long as you show passion and the values a support worker requires to work in care.

 

Benefits include;

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • On-Site Parking (Dependent upon site location)
  • Discount High Street & Dining Vouchers (Employee Opt-In Scheme)

 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions prior to starting with us.

 

Northern Healthcare reserve the right at any time to close this vacancy due to higher than expected number of candidate applications

 

To apply, click the link below and send your CV and Covering letter quoting the role location within the subject heading.