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Night Support/Care Worker at Figbury Lodge Care Home

Job details
Posting date: 19 October 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 18 November 2019
Location: Poole, BH17 8US
Company: Shaw Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6278

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Summary

Do you enjoy helping others and making a significant difference to someone’s life? If you do, then a support worker career could be for you!

Shaw healthcare is recruiting for Night Support Workers to join our new 80 bedded home with state of the art facilities. Figbury Lodge, located in Canford Heath, will be Poole's flagship care home providing a mixture of nursing, residential and dementia beds with an additional 20 transitional beds.

20:00-08:00

42 hour contract, two week rolling rota.

Week 1 - 3 days (Weekend off)

Week 2 - 4 days (Weekend on)

Alternative weekends (Saturday and Sunday)

Our Support Workers deliver a high quality of care and support to our service users in line with our core values of 'Wellness, Happiness, and Kindness'. We believe that these should be present in all we do, both for employees and those who use our services. Our vision is to provide the quality of care that we would want for our own loved ones. You will work together with our team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met.

To ensure continuity of care, our Night Support Workers work from 8pm – 8am, including alternate weekends.

It doesn't matter about your experience, if you want to help people there's a career opportunity for you in Shaw healthcare. What matters are your personal values. We will provide you with the training you need, including Induction, the Care Certificate and ongoing development and progression.

The skills you’ll need

  • A positive and caring person, who is confident and able to deliver individualised care and support in line with each of our residents support guidelines.
  • Communicate and engage effectively with our service users, their families and colleagues, taking part in social activities and promoting their independence and dignity.
  • Strong interpersonal and working relationship skills.
  • Good understanding of the disabilities, health and social care needs of our service users and assist those who have mobility or continence needs, using the appropriate aids and equipment.
  • Provide appropriate levels of care and support to ensure that personal hygiene needs are met, (washing, dressing, bathing, using the toilet).

As the role requires work with vulnerable people and delivering personal care and support, your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including references and a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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