Support Worker (Full Time) at Sycamore Lodge

Recruiter
Shaw Healthcare
Location
Castleton
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you enjoy helping others and making a significant
difference to someone’s life? If you do, then a support worker
career could be for you!
It doesn't matter about your experience, if you want to help people
there's a career opportunity for you in Shaw healthcare. What matters
are your personal values. We will provide you with the training you
need, including Induction, the Care Certificate and ongoing
development and progression.
Our Support Workers deliver a high quality of care and support to our
service users in line with our core values of 'Wellness, Happiness,
and Kindness'. We believe that these should be present in all we do,
both for employees and those who use our services. Our vision
is to provide the quality of care that we would want for our own
loved ones. You will work together with our team to ensure
that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our
service users are met.

Ideal candidate

The skills you’ll need


A positive and caring person, who is confident and able to deliver
individualised care and support in line with each of our residents
support guidelines.
Communicate and engage effectively with our service users, their
families and colleagues, taking part in social activities and
promoting their independence and dignity.
Strong interpersonal and working relationship skills.
Good understanding of the disabilities, health and social care
needs of our service users and assist those who have mobility or
continence needs, using the appropriate aids and equipment.
Provide appropriate levels of care and support to ensure that
personal hygiene needs are met, (washing, dressing, bathing, using
the toilet).
As the role requires work with vulnerable people and delivering
personal care and support, your employment will be subject to
appropriate pre-employment checks including references and a
Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

About the company

Why Shaw healthcare?

We are one of the UK’s leading Health and Social care providers who
deliver a wide spectrum of care in a variety of purpose-built care
environments; care homes for the elderly, specialist dementia units,
mental health units and low secure psychiatric hospitals.
We highly value the wonderful contribution of our employees who stay
with Shaw healthcare. They enable a high level of continuity of care
for our service users. Continuing relationships between our employees
and service users and their families are fundamental to the quality of
the care we provide.
We recognise this in our Employee of the Month programme, local
Shining Stars and our famous Annual Star Awards. We also provide an
Annual Loyalty Bonus Scheme with a bonus of an additional weeks pay,
at the end of a completed year, based on your average pay over the
year - and our unique biannual incentive scheme paid to all staff in
our services that meet our high quality standards.
Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit package, which includes:

The Annual Loyalty Bonus
Our Service Incentive Scheme Bonus
Full paid induction programme
Work towards a QCF qualification and excellent
development/promotion opportunities
Our Refer a Friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
Paid annual leave 28 days per year inclusive of bank holidays
Free Uniform
Discounted Meals while on Shift
Child care vouchers
Pension scheme
Retail discounts and vouchers
Holiday discounts
Online benefits and cashback rewards
Employee Assistance Programme to all contracted staff including
face to face counselling

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