Support Worker - Days in Tunbridge Wells at Yellow Hat

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Support Worker - Days

Up to £25,459 (depending on experience)

Standard working week: 48 hours (Part-time contracts available)

Care home experience required

If you're passionate about providing the very best care in a dementia care home setting, consider a move to our client's care homes, who provide expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care around the UK.

What you'll be doing

As a Support Worker under the guidance of a Registered Nurse

  • Taking responsibility for the physical and emotional well-being and social needs of our residents
  • Assisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals
  • Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a group
  • Helping to maintain accurate records
  • Undertaking ongoing training and getting involved in welcoming and training new staff
  • Generally promoting our residents' independence, choice, dignity and respect
  • Deliver the very best standards of care

What you'll need

  • Some experience in a care environment
  • A genuine desire to develop a career in this field
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team
  • A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties
  • A belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement
  • NVQ in Health and Social Care preferred
  • Previous and extensive Dementia Care experience

What we'll offer you in return

  • A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development
  • A health and well-being package available to all permanent employees giving access to 24/7 health lines along with online well-being tools
  • Discounted gym membership, free flu vaccine and discounts on private dental
  • Interest free travel ticket loans
  • Free on-site parking
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
  • Child care vouchers
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
  • Access to rewards, offers and discounts
  • Hot meal provided on a 12 hour shift
  • Uniform provided
  • Pension and Life Assurance scheme available
  • 20 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Recognition schemes including Everyday Heroes and annual National Care Home Awards

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.