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Skilled Support Worker

Employer
First City Nursing and Care
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Experience in Health and Social Care? Are you the best Care worker in the business?

Thrive on overcoming new challenges? If so, we want you!

Take the next step of your career and apply to a position where you will hold more autonomy, actively problem solve and make a positive impact on other people's day to day living.

If you are dedicated, flexible and interested in this exciting opportunity to be part of a successful team, who are committed to treating people with dignity and in a personalised way, we'd like to hear from you.

First City Nursing and Care have many bespoke opportunities for experienced support workers to support our intermediate and reablement services. This position is unique to a traditional domiciliary care role, as you hold further responsibilities, including liaising with other healthcare professionals to review a person's support on an ongoing basis, ensuring a holistic approach with a focus on working closely with our clients to achieving the person's desired outcomes.

No day will be the same as you join an outstanding team of highly trained individuals to promote and encourage independence to customers within your local community. We are proud to support other healthcare organisations including the local hospital by enabling individuals to return to their own home; with a range of community therapy, community nursing, frailty, housing and social care services, to promote independent living, support and plan their return back into the community, when hospital admission is no longer required.

A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential for this position as you will be traveling within the community to support individuals in their own homes.

The successful applicant will:

Embrace First City's values and be honest, reliable, caring, trustworthy and compassionate
Hold at least an NVQ 2 in Care or equivalent - this is desirable but not essential as full training can be provided to work towards this qualification
Hold a minimum of one year's experience in health and social care (within a community-based setting would be preferable)
Hold a full, valid driving licence and have access to your own vehicle
Promote and encourage independence in a person centre approach, working with customers to achieve their outcomes and what matters to them
Have excellent communication skills and be confident to liaise with other healthcare professionals to advise on and support customers' requirements, which can include equipment & medication arrangements

Progression

Working with a multidisciplinary team will mean you working alongside occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses as well as many other professions therefore providing you with the exposure to a wide range of roles across Health and Care sector. This is huge opportunity to learn from others and consider the career path that is right for you, if you aspire to progress. There will be Opportunity to increase knowledge through training ventures and Opportunity for career progression.

In return First City offer:

A huge sense of satisfaction in your work
Paid Mileage
Guaranteed hours *T&Cs apply
Excellent, in-house training
Support from a highly experienced team of professionals
Pension scheme
Access to a shared pool car
Access to Employee assistance programme with Health Assured.
overtime availableALL EMPLOYMENT WITH FIRST CITY NURSING AND CARE IS SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, ENHANCED DBS CHECK AND FULL COMPLETION OF MANDATORY TRAINING
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