Support Worker - Heath Street
Location: Stoke on Trent
Hours of Work: Various hours available covering a 7-day rota
Salary: £10.00 per hour, plus benefits
The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives. We do this by:
- Providing more than 13,500 homes for affordable rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
- Delivering care services to older people, adults with learning difficulties and people with dementia.
- Channelling social investment across communities to create jobs and promote economic growth. We generate opportunities for people to gain employability skills, maximising the social value of our services and delivering wider community benefits.
At Wrekin you will be joining a team of more than 1200 colleagues who inspire positive change, communicate clearly, grow together and ensure that everyone matters. We make sure that all colleagues have the tools and training to flourish and contribute to our collective goal of making a difference to people’s lives.
(For further details please visit our website https://www.wrekin.com)
We have an opportunity for a Support Worker to join our caring team at Heath Street which is one of our learning disability care homes.
The successful candidate will be required to strive to deliver the best possible levels of care to the people that they support, building excellent relationships with the Service Users and key workers. Delivering care and support in accordance with service users care plans, help service users to achieve personal goals and live as independently as possible whilst maintaining dignity and respect.
You’ll provide a variety of care and support service that including cooking, cleaning, personal care, medication management and other support as outlined in each individual care and support plans. As well as helping people to live as independently as possible in a safe, caring and inclusive community.
You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees.
Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check. Quick starts available for successful candidates with a transferrable DBS.
(For further details please read the Full Job Description & Person Specification)
‘Made With Care’:
We've linked up with the Governments recently launched ‘Made With Care’ campaign which means if you join Choices, you will be part of the biggest reform of adult social care in a generation.
There is record funding being invested to support the new social care sector including for staff training and development and if you have the values we're looking for - kindness, compassion and resilience -you will be joining a workforce dedicated to helping others and build a career that helps people live happy, healthy lives.
Our Inclusive Culture:
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. All applications are considered on the requirements of the role regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief or background. Please refer to our Equal Opportunities Policy below for further information
In return, we offer you a rewarding opportunity within a supportive team of experienced mentors and peers, ensuring you thrive throughout your career.
Should you want to develop further, we’ll invest in your future by offering fully-funded training.
All employees are covered by our life assurance scheme and have access to a variety of other employee benefits including free on-site parking, and dedicated volunteering leave for up to 16 hours per year.
In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues. These checks may vary according to the role you have applied for.
We also ask for two references for everyone who is offered a position, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. All roles will also be offered subject to satisfactory right to live and work in the UK checks; if you need any further information on these checks please visit www.gov.uk
If you have any queries in relation to this role or would like further information on this opportunity, please contact Sharon on 01782 563259 prior to the advert closing date.
Ref : CHO1913. Closing Date : 25/07/2022
- Interview Date : 29/07/2022