Support Workers (Female Only) - Whitehaven

  • KEYFORT Group
  • Whitehaven, United Kingdom
  • Jan 12, 2018
Permanent Health Care

Job Description

Support Workers- Female only

 

KEYFORT are currently looking for caring, motivated individuals to support adults who have disabilities, live at home and require support up to 24 hours a day to live a full and independent life. 

 

  • £7.75-£9.00 per hour after training.
  • Various shifts available, Night shift, day shift, morning and evening shifts,
  • Double Pay for bank holiday working.
  • Paid Care Certificate Training and DBS check.
  • Full time & Part Time hours
  • Guaranteed hours contracts available.
  • Permanent Rolling Rota, working with the same Service User(s) week to week.
  • On-going support, training and development opportunities.

 

 

“Passionate about working together to provide specialist services.  Real people providing real support to make a real difference”

 

 

Our team of Support Workers perform a vital role in ensuring that our service users are supported safely, in an effective and caring way that is responsive to their own individual needs.

You will be providing flexible support services to service users in their own home(s) with a range of physical and/or psychological needs, for example, neurological conditions, brain injury, spinal injury, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health needs.

 

We are looking for Support Workers who have a caring and person centred approach and great communication skills.  You must also have the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, be reliable and honest, with a respect for privacy and confidentiality. 

 

At KEYFORT we believe in providing person centred care and support, all of our support packages are designed for the individual – so no two are alike.

Duties could include:

  • Personal care
  • Medication support
  • Daily Living
  • Moving & Handling
  • Managing Finances
  • Positive behavioural support
  • Nursing Care
  • Rehabilitation therapy


We are looking for support workers who can commit to the same sessions on a week by week basis to provide our service users with consistent and familiar support. 

 

When you start we will agree with you a rolling rota of shifts, this will become your work pattern. Some flexibility is required however, to help your colleagues out in times of sickness or holidays.

 

Once you are confident on your first case, there will be opportunities to work with other individuals.

 

Training

From your first day you will be paid to go through our accredited training course which includes the care certificate alongside bespoke elements designed to help you provide an Exceptional service.

Each of the individuals we work with have their own training programme which they have often helped to design. After you have completed this you will receive on the job training from an experienced support worker until you feel comfortable to go solo. When you are on session you will be supported 24 hours a day by an on call system managed by experienced members of the office team.

 

Experience

Experience in any of the following areas would be an advantage but not essential:

Physical disabilities.  Neurological conditions.  Brain injuries.  Communication difficulties. Physiotherapy exercise routines.  Medication handling.  Managing challenging behaviour.  Psychological skills e.g. anxiety reduction.

 

 

 

KEYFORT Group Ltd are committed to Safeguarding and protecting Adults and Children.

For further information and an application pack email recruitment@keyfortgroup.co.uk or call HR/Recruitment on 0191 4911735 (option 1).

Closing dates for applications: Friday 26th January 2018