Dementia Support Worker - Blackpool - NVQ Level 3

Blackpool, Lancashire, England
£9.20 - £14.00 per hour
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
NVQ Level3 Dementia Support Worker (Blackpool Area)
£9.20 - £14.00ph

This rapidly growing healthcare company is looking for a number of motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join their growing national team offering NHS hospitals a unique and rewarding service. They support NHS ward staff with 1:1 supervision of vulnerable and challenging patients to increase their safety, reduce the risk of falls and engage with a number of therapies to increase the patient experience while in hospital.

They strive to maintain a valued and much needed service that is sensitive to the needs of the patients they care for, and therefore, they are looking to recruit committed, self-motivated, caring individuals to join them in this different and rewarding role.

This is an exciting chance to join a fantastic and successful care provider to develop your skills and career in a unique and rewarding way.

Main duties include:
- 1:1 support with vulnerable and challenging patients and patients with dementia
- Some personal care is involved
- Close supervision to reducing the risk of falls
- Providing therapeutic activities to stimulate and increase well being during their stay in hospital

- An NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or BTEC/ Diploma equivalent is essential.
- Skills for Health - Core mandatory training is preferred but can be provided if needed
- Ability to drive to neighbouring trusts is an advantage

In return for your hard work and commitment, they will provide you with:
- A rewarding and valued working experience
- Flexible shifts patterns
- Competitive rates of pay
- 28 Days pro-rata Paid holiday
- Full training, development and support

The successful candidates will have an NVQ Level 3 or BTEC/ Diploma equivalent. We will provide training in Dementia care, Diversion therapy, Reminiscence therapy and Validation therapy to become one of our 'Dementia Support Workers.'

Previous Skills for Health - Core mandatory training is an advantage but not essential. Experience in care is an advantage

They offer fantastic rates starting at £9.20ph days, £12.00ph nights/Saturdays and £14.00ph Sundays along with flexible shift patterns to suit your circumstances.

Guaranteed hours contracts are available subject to experience and availability

An Enhanced DBS Check and employment references will be required.

If you are interested, please apply today

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