We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and motivated Support Workers to join our clients’ team within their specialist nursing service near Worcester. We have permanent contracts available for night staff working up to 44 hours per week on a two week rota system, 12 hour shifts. The service can accommodate residents from the age of 18 upwards with Functional Mental health conditions (not dementia) that require rehabilitation or have long term care needs. It can also accommodate people with acquired brain injuries, Huntington’s and physical health conditions. If you are an experienced support worker, ideally with a moving and handling qualification who welcomes variety and enjoys developing new skills we would like to hear from you! Applications from Support Workers with different specialisms and varied levels of experience are welcomed as we feel this aids the team to provide cohesive individualised tailored care which enables the residents to be as independent as possible. Support Workers – Responsibilities * Work is on a rota system over two weeks, hours TBC * You will need to be a flexible employee as you will be required to work weekends and bank holidays as per the rota. * We are looking for candidates with strong self-awareness and resilience who are flexible, pro-active and committed. * Our support workers should have the ability to use their own initiative, but also to work as part of a team to ensure consistency of support. * Experience of working in the field of mental health, brain injury is preferred Above all, as a support worker you will have the enthusiasm, desire and personal qualities to provide individual support and care within our service. Responsibilities and Duties of a Support Worker * Supporting individuals to lead an active life as much as possible * Helping individuals with getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing and washing * Bathing and assisting with toileting where necessary * Assisting with mobility problems and other physical disabilities * Promote mental and physical activity through talking, encouraging and engaging in activities and hobbies * Helping with meals, setting tables and trays, preparing light meals, serving meals, and feeding customers who require assistance. * Support with cleaning, changing beds, tidying rooms, light cleaning and emptying commodes. * Helping with laundry Support Workers - Benefits Working within a service with a GOOD CQC rating Career progression opportunities within the service and the company as a whole Support with training Working within a committed and professional team Free Uniform Excellent pay rates Fixed 2 week rota system Company pension scheme Overtime may be available Free DBS check All training time paid Support and mentoring at work Support to gain further qualifications and career progression opportunities If you are interested in working as a Support Worker for a well regarded company, in a specialist Support Worker role within which you will receive full training and support along with excellent benefits, please apply with your up to date CV and one of our consultants will contact you for a discussion about the role
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