Support Worker

Market related
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Eden Futures
Contract Type
Full Time

At Eden Futures we are looking for a passionate, caring Support Worker to join our growing friendly team to work with a lovely lady who lives in the Gobowen, Oswestry area.

Job Title – Support Worker

Location – Gobowen, Oswestry

Salary – Competitive

Job Type – We operate a variety of shift patterns including some family friendly ones. Full time, part time and relief hours are also available.

Our Support Workers come from many walks of life and have diverse backgrounds but they all share our values and want to make a real difference to the people they support. We want to employ people who are resourceful, caring and compassionate, who will encourage the people we support to live their live in the way they want to.

Being respectful, flexible and positive are also important as well as being able keep accurate records of the activities you support with as this helps us build a picture of the good work we do. Our induction training will give you all the skills you need, so who you are is most important to us.

Our client is non-verbal and has motor neurone disease. She lives in her own home and requires Support Workers to support her 24/7. She has some physical disabilities and requires full personal care. Although she is unable to talk she can communicate through blinking.

Your duties will include-

- Personal care

- Managing her continence (toilet) needs

- Cleaning, caring for her pets and generally supporting her with tasks that enable her to live in her own home and access events within the community as she has an active social life.

You will be trained by a community nurse specialist so that you will have all the skills in order to meet her clinical needs. Due to the nature of the service user, this position is open to female applicants only.

Support Worker – Benefits Include:

- Free DBS

- Paid to attend training

- Holiday pay accrued from the start, which is paid on the hours you work including overtime

- Westfield Health Cashback Scheme

- Full Package specific training including nurse led training

- Support from Clinical Nurse Specialists

Applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check and it is contractual requirement that all applicants must be aged 18 or over.

To submit your CV for this exciting Support Worker opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now.

This role is based in Gobowen, Oswestry and is commutable from: Chirk, Morda, Wrexham, Llandrillo, Glyn Ceiriog, Llangollen, Malpas, Whitchurch, Market Drayton, Shrewsbury, Alberbury, Welshpool, Llanmynech, Llanrhaedr-ym-Mochnant, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Baschurch and Ruabon.

This role may be relevant if you have previously worked as a Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Social Care, Social Worker, Home Support, Child Support, Elderly Care, Adult Care, Mental Health Worker, Relief Carer, Waking Night Worker, Outreach Support, Dementia Care, Healthcare Assistant, Nurse, Nursing Assistant, Youth Worker, Project Worker.