Health Care Support Worker - Homefields
48hrs per week to include rotational shifts days, nights, and weekendsRefer a friend bonus
ABOUT THE HOME
Type of Care Provided: Residential ,Nursing, Dementia and Palliative Care64 Beds Location: Christchurch, DorsetShifts: Full Time - Part Time - Days - Alternate Weekends
We offer fantastic training and development opportunities, each of our care workers work towards their Care Certificate, giving them the confidence to deliver first-class care.
We also undertake a wide range of diverse training, from manual handling to infection control and safeguarding. We have an extensive training team, consisting of regional trainers as well as a network of in-home trainers, able to deliver programmes to colleagues.
In 2015 we launched our own dementia training programme, called 'My World'. This is accredited by City and Guilds and was awarded the Princess
An excellent and exciting opportunity to join our Firtree. You will work part of a great team and be making a difference to our residents by providing excellent care standards, taking pride in treating our residents as individuals.
As a Health Care Support Worker at Caring Homes, you'll help residents enjoy each day by making sure they get the quality care and support they deserve. Responsible for supporting our elderly residents with daily living, providing support, providing a range of clinical skills including blood pressure, weighing and urine and swab samples and supporting the Nurse with blood samples. This role is 48 hours per week and is on a rotational basis you must be available to work days, nights and weekends.
THE SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Experience in Food and Fluid charts
Experience in taking urine samples and swabs
Taking patients' blood pressure
Taking patients temperate and recording it
Experience in weighing patients
Experience in taking blood tests desirable but not essential
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BENEFITS WE CAN OFFER YOU?
Within Caring Homes Group you can expect not just an exceptional and extensive benefits package as listed below, you will also get satisfaction of doing genuinely rewarding work.
Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours / pro rata) inclusive of bank holidaysFull paid induction programmeExcellent on-going training from day one and throughout your careerOpportunity to achieve City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Care and City & Guilds Level 3 in Adult CareSalary scales and progression with internal promotions available, we are a large organisation!Long service awardsRecognition programRefer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)Excellent apprenticeship schemeEmployee discount scheme including discounted reloadable cards and high street vouchers, e-vouchers, access instant savings on your mobile device, holiday discounts & days out with discounts up to 60% and cinema benefits with discounts up to 40%Employee Assistance Program, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year & a Health & Wellbeing portalWe are a Wagestream employer, this enables you to keep track of your earnings, have instant access to 40% of wages already earned and access guidance to help with financial wellbeing.Free or subsidised meals*
Love your job every day! If you would like a meaningful career making a positive impact on the lives of those who require care and support, then please apply now or email
"We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age".
In order to protect both our staff and our residents, unless there are wholly exceptional reasons (which we will consider on an individual basis), From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in one of our cares home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19) and will need to agree to continue to receive Covid-19 vaccinations as required and in accordance with public health guidance throughout their employment with us.