Support Worker - Houghton le Spring
£7.50 per hour + Company BenefitsWe currently have exciting opportunities for Support Workers to join our team at Pavilion based in Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear. We offer Full Time positions working 38.5 hours per week for days and nights.The Pavillion Care Centre is a purpose-built home that provides residential, nursing and dementia care for older people.Responsibilities:Your role will be to support people in their daily lives and this can include personal care of either sex subject to their wishes. Personal care may involve assisting people to take a bath or shower, going to the toilet and take or manage their own medicationIn the home you will support service users with household duties such from cooking, tidying, washing to gardening or decorating their bedroomYou will also support the service user in other activities such as shopping, visiting the doctor or dentist and social activities such as going to football matches, or swimmingBenefits:28 days annual leave, inclusive of statutory bank holidays*Competitive hourly rateEmployee Assistance Programme (EAP)Child Care VouchersFree parkingCost of DBS / PVG CheckComprehensive induction and on-going training and developmentUniform provided*Terms ApplyCommitment to supporting people who have learning disabilities to live lifestyles of their choosingAble to work as part of a team delivering high quality support services in accordance with an agreed planDemonstrate positive values in line with equal opportunities legislationAble to promote and maintain independence, choice and respect throughout all aspects of the serviceQCF/NVQ 2/3 or equivalent - desirableAbility to work to a high standard on your own initiative and as part of a larger teamMaintain confidentiality in all aspects of your workThis position is subject to an Enhanced DBS / PVG Disclosure which will be completed upon successful application. All applications will be dealt with on an individual basis in accordance with our policy and organisational requirements.We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.