Support Worker - Limewood
Location: Limewood Residential Care Home, Limetree Avenue, Stafford, ST16 3DF
Hours of Work: Full time position 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.choiceshousing.co.uk
Our dedicated Dementia Support Centre. Limewood is a purpose built centre specifically for people living with Dementia.
Limewood is a forward thinking and fresh approach to dementia care for every stage and every age.
Based in Stafford, the purpose built centre delivers a seamless service, from early diagnosis to end of life care. Relatives and residents benefit from the quality of care and expertise offered whilst experiencing familiar, safe and comfortable surroundings.
With 59 en-suite bedrooms, offering nursing care for people with dementia – each cluster of 8 bedrooms has its own open-plan living area, kitchen, dining area, quite room and assisted bathroom. The clusters are arranged around an internal courtyard garden, with bright and airy spaces throughout.
Limewood also features a realistic, ‘High Street’, featuring a pub, hairdresser, cinema and snug, to make our residents as comfortable and content as possible.
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.
As a Support Worker you will become a key part of a team to deliver care and support to residents living in Limewood. This is an immensely rewarding role, you will have daily opportunities to make a difference to people’s lives.
Reporting to and when necessary deputising for the care manager, you will be responsible for delivering, supervising and facilitating the delivery of packages of care and support to a number of our service users at Limewood.
Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check
(For further details please read the Full Job Description)
What you will need:
Ideally you will hold or be working towards a formal qualification, an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social care (or equivalent) is desirable and demonstrate a passion about delivering a quality service to our service users.
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.
You must also be able to work on your own and as part of a team, have good interpersonal and communication skills and work flexibly on a rota basis to meet the needs of the service.
(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 : CHO1699. Closing Date : 06/12/2021
- Interview Date : 09/12/2021