Support Worker

Recruiter
Exemplar Health Care
Location
Barnsley
Posted
27 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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 Dearnevale £7.83 per hour At Dearnevale, we build our care and activity plans around an individual, supporting and encouraging people to be happy, cared for and fulfilled. Making every day better is about achieving the best possible outcomes for those we care for, so we identify goals and outcomes together with individuals, families and professionals. Service users at Dearnevale live in one of four units, each with 10 beds - Greenside, Ladywood, Darbyshire and Fuller. Each unit has dining room, nurses station and lounges. Bedrooms can be decorated to suit personal tastes and every bedroom has an accessible ensuite wet room and TV and telephone points. 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 work. 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: 5.6 weeks holiday. Exemplar rewards – childcare vouchers, retail discounts and vouchers. Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline. Pension plan. Free car parking. Free uniform. Outstanding career progression. Comprehensive 7 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 possible. Our mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with. 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.

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