Support Worker

Recruiter
Clark James
Location
Launceston
Posted
27 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
New Year, New Career? Are you a dedicated carer seeking to develop your professional experience? Or are you new to care with a passion for helping others? Location - Nr Launceston, Cornwall My client is currently recruiting for permanent support workers (day shifts) Want to be part of a team, where staff say this? ‘It’s so lovely to come to work when you have so much fun’ ‘Every day is different and brings new challenges and rewards. The training is excellent’ ‘Not only do the staff care for the service users, they care for each other as well’ What will I be doing? As a support worker you will play a huge and rewarding role in supporting individuals with a learning disability to live their lives as independently as possible. This is a hands-on role, where no 2 days are the same, whether taking clients shopping, going for a walk in the village, or having a movie or crafts afternoon. Some of our service users have Nursing needs so we are looking for people who are compassionate, respectful, courteous and have excellent communication skills. You will need to share our values of providing excellent standards of person-centred care and support. Ideally you will hold an NVQ2 or 3 or Diploma in Health & Social care. If you do not have a formal qualification but do have previous ‘hands on’ experience including personal care within a previous caring role, we will be prepared to support you to develop your career. Alternatively, if you would like to move into a career in care, we will consider you if you have no experience as full training and support can be given. What hours will I be working? We have a fantastic opportunities for Support Workers to join our dedicated team based on the outskirts of Launceston. The vacancies are full time and/or part time and permanent. What we can offer you Bowden Derra Park is unique, it offers a fantastic and caring environment to our service users and their family. To ensure they are happy, it is essential our staff are happy and fulfilled. We have a package reflecting the high commitment we require of our staff which includes:- 2 week rolling rota so you know months in advance your working pattern – rare in this sector Relaxed working atmosphere – no uniform Fully supported in your role – on-site management and 24/7 on call Excellent training programme to include formal qualifications – Bowden Derra pay all costs Many opportunities for career progression – we have around 200 staff and are keen to promote staff from within Free parking Reimbursement of DBS costs for permanent staff, following a qualifying period. All about us Bowden Derra Park is an independently owned complex established in 1982, providing a safe, welcoming and pleasant environment for vulnerable adults. Currently going through considerable growth, we opened our new catering facilities in 2017, with further developments coming soon. We have a range of facilities in a campus style setting, supporting a range of needs for people with learning disabilities, autism, dementia, mental health conditions, nursing and specialist needs. We know a career in care can be challenging, but hugely rewarding, if you are not sure about your next career move, why not contact us to arrange a tour to see what a difference you could make. To apply Apply with your current CV and covering letter. REF CW841B Liability and Disclaimer The information contained in our advert including any salary or on target earnings information is given in good faith and Clark James Ltd uses all reasonable efforts to ensure that it is accurate. However, Clark James Ltd gives no representation or warranty in respect of such information and all such representations and warranties, whether express or implied, are excluded. No liability is accepted by Clark James Ltd for any loss or damage which may arise out of any person relying on or using any information within this advert.

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