Salary: £8.76 per hour
Desirable/ Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care OR willing to work towards, driving license required
Hours of Work: 37.5 per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Benefits of Working with us:
- Meals Provided
- Enhancement for Night Shifts
- Free Eye Care Vouchers
- Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
- Work Place Pension with Legal & General Where applicable
- We also offer Health & Social Care QCF qualifications
Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination.
About the Role: We have an exciting opportunity for a Female Support Worker at one of our services in Denbigh, to join an existing friendly team. You will have the opportunity to pick up new skills, share your experiences and be part of an understanding and supportive team.
The successfully appointed Female Support Worker will be required to be aware of current issues relating to Service Users’ health and wellbeing by means of a handover from outgoing staff and by reading daily records. It will also be necessary for them to complete, as required, night log summary sheets and any other documentation, including diaries etc.
A Female Support Worker will be able to interact with Service Users, encouraging a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
Skills: Strong communicator, creative, motivated, ability to cope in challenging situations, understand and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way.
About the Service: Holland House and Holland Villas are a residential service based in the historic town of Denbigh. We are an 11 bedded home that offers independent living for young adults aged 18+ with a primary Mental Health diagnosis.
The purpose of our services is to support our residents with everyday life such as, introduce and develop life skills such as managing finances, promoting independence, gaining work experience within the community, attending college courses, cooking, cleaning, communication, confidence building and companionship. Our aim to assist residents to step down to less support within the community.
We recruit staff that are willing to learn, have life skills and empathy and are able to put others first. You must be able to demonstrate compassion, patience and understanding. Have excellent listening skills and be able to encourage and motivate others.
Our existing team come with differing skills and personalities that meet the needs of the residents.
Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. **However exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9 and applications can only be accepted from Females due to the care needs of the Female residents/patients**
How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce on 01824 572 020.
(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).