Support Worker When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed. Support Worker Otterburn £ - £ ;per hour (dependent on experience) Based on a 42-hour contract you will actually work hours per week on average due to unpaid breaks As with all Exemplar's homes, Otterburn has a firm open door policy. We encourage friends and family to visit at any time and play an active role in the service users life - we want to make sure our service users have the best possible quality of life. Service user forums are held every eight weeks, allowing everyone to share their views on activities and put forward any ideas for the future. Social activities are part of a healthy and balanced life, our services users participate in many group and individual activities dependent on their personal interests. You will be able to work on your own initiative and promote team work throughout your shifts. Key duties: Provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care Provide personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and on occasion, assisting with meal times Promote independence, dignity, respect and choice across service users Support social and recreational activities; both in and out the home individually, or as part of a group Maintain care records; recording observations, activities and assessments On occasion, welcome and train new members of your care team Requirements: Previous care experience within a repeatable health care provider and NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care are essential. Previous supervisory experience within health care would also be advantageous but isn't essential. About you: Our support workers will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care to our service users. You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last by working pro-activity to meet the needs of our service users. You will also be a team player, demonstrating outstanding communication skills and will be able to demonstrate effective team ; You will lead, demonstrating outstanding professional practice whilst coaching other in your team. You will promote the core values of care, maintaining independence and dignity while assisting with personal care, ensuring the physical and emotional needs of our service users are met. Benefits: weeks holiday. Exemplar rewards - retail discounts and vouchers. Employee assistance program - 24 hour helpline. Pension plan. Free car parking. Free uniform. Outstanding career progression. Comprehensive 4 day induction program. Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications. Refer a friend scheme - up to £1500 per referral Additional info/about Exemplar: Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care, and that means care for our staff as well as the people in our community homes. When you join Exemplar, you bring your energy and commitment to delivering the best care ;Our mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work ; At Exemplar, we enhance the lives of our services users, families and staff by providing everyone with the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their potential - irrespective of health or ability.