Support Worker - Parkwood
Location: Parkwood, (Telford)
Hours of Work: Various hours available covering a 7 day rota
Salary: £9.41 per hour, plus benefits
The Wrekin Housing Group’s partnership between The Wrekin Housing Group and Choices Housing Association enables a focus on meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our wide range of customers
Our schemes are located in North Staffordshire, South Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire. The care and support we provide is rated amongst the highest in the UK. Our recent accolades include; “Care Employer of the Year” and the “We invest in people, GOLD accreditation”.
Alongside our growth plans we are embarking on a fundamental transformation programme to modernise how we interact with our customers, engage communities and support partners. Everyone matters at Wrekin so we are investing in our people and the systems they use, all to improve quality and choice across the organisation.
We want individuals who inspire positive change, communicate clearly and enable our people to support each other and grow together so we deliver for our customers, right across our socially minded business.
(For further details please visit our website https://www.wrekin.com)
ShireLiving offers the perfect lifestyle choice for over 55s looking to embrace retirement and plan for a hassle-free, comfortable and secure future. Working as part of the ShireLiving team you have daily opportunities to make a difference to people’s lives.
Exclusively designed to make life following retirement easy, enjoyable and safe, our apartments and bungalows offer all the security and comfort our residents could want together with stylish facilities, stunning shared spaces and organised activity calendars.
Our customers have a wide variety of needs, some are very independent and just need the reassurance of knowing that someone is there when they need them or company with likeminded individuals, some customers have long term health conditions and therefore need our help, carer and support to enable them to live independently at home.
Our friendly team of staff are on hand day or night and deliver a tailored range of quality care and support services offering peace and mind and security. We expect all staff to deliver an exceptional standard of customer service, promote and facilitate healthy, socially active lifestyles and independence and to nurture a welcoming, inclusive and vibrant community in which our tenants can thrive.
(For Further details please visit our Website www.shireliving.co.uk)
As a Support Worker, you will become a key part of a team to deliver care and support to residents living in our extra care schemes. This is an immensely rewarding role, enabling people to live independently and ensuring they get full enjoyment and fulfilment out of living in their ShireLiving or supported housing apartment.
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.
Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check
(For further details please read the Full Job Description)
What you will need:
As a Support Worker, it is not essential for you to hold a formal qualification although an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social care is desirable. However you must be willing to work towards obtaining a relevant qualification and passionate about delivering a quality service to our tenants.
Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality at all times. Taking responsibility for your own personal development, sharing knowledge and skills and learning from others within your team.
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.
(For further details please read the Full Person Specification)
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.
Ref : CHO1697. Closing Date : 26/11/2021
- Interview Date : 30/11/2021