Are you currently working within care or looking to learn something new and would like to make a real difference to people’s lives?
We have a number of full and part time Support Worker opportunities available, working with people with sight loss and dementia available, at one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicestershire.
Location: Leicester Forest East LE3 and Eyres Monsell LE2
Salary: £10.02 per hour
Hours: Full and part-time hours available - all posts are worked flexibly over a 24-hour period, seven days a week on a shift pattern, including weekends and bank holidays.
Benefits: Full training for the role, paid enhanced DBS certificate, investment in your personal growth with continuous training, 30 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays, excellent health benefits, wellbeing - access to an independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme.
About the Role
Working as part of a dedicated team, your role as a Support Worker is to provide support and care to residents at a residential home, based in Leicester Forest East or Eyres Monsell.
In this role you will:
- Offer emotional, physical and social support to each individual living in the bungalow.
- Be aware of the communication needs of each individual and to ensure that they are always fully met.
- Support each individual to make choices in all aspects of their life.
- Support activities that respond to individual preferences, both within the bungalow and in the local community.
- need to demonstrate compassion, adaptability and integrity
Do you thrive knowing you’ve made a difference in someone’s life? We are looking for proactive, reliable, resilient and passionate support staff with a ‘can do’ attitude.
You should have the following skills and experience:
- Level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care or a willingness to work towards it
- Able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people supported
- Ability to communicate effectively using different methods according to people's needs
Previous experience of working with people in a residential or health setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.
Please note; it is a requirement of the role that you will need to have been vaccinated against Covid19, unless clinically exempt.
Our client is committed to their staff, offering comprehensive training and development support from day one with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification.
What their employees say about working at this residential home: “Care work can be challenging, but it’s worth it. the training and support have been excellent, enabling me to provide the best support for the residents.”
If you are interested in joining this first class team, please apply today!
In accordance with CQC regulations, appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory DBS, reference and medical checks.
The charity welcomes applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic and are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be treated equally, and decisions on appointments will be based on the merits of the candidates.
Although full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker, Night Carer, Night Support Worker, HCA etc.