Senior Support Worker

Recruiter
Domus Recruitment
Location
Wisbech
Salary
£10,000 - £14,999
Posted
03 Jun 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Support Worker vacancy with a great organisation in a brilliant location in Wisbech

An exceptional new opportunity has arisen with one of the nation's largest providers of care across the UK. This role is to provide care for elderly service users with mental health issues/dementia within a residential unit. They pride themselves on delivering high standards of care across the country.

They are offering successful applicants a full time, permanent position, working a mixture of shifts to foresee the work of a team of support workers

Main Duties:

* Supervising and inspiring your team of Care Assistants
* Assisting with managerial tasks where necessary
* Ensuring each resident has meaningful one-to-one time with a member of staff.
* Perform any duty necessary to help the residents maintain not only their dignity, but also their independence and well-being.
* Implementing each residents' person-centred care plan, by recording observations, including weight, temperature, pulse, blood pressure, nutrition, tissue viability and liquid intake.

Applicants looking to apply should:

* NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care
* Experience working as a senior support worker with elderly service users with mental health issues
* A willingness to learn and develop skills
* Have excellent communication skills, patience and creativity.
* You will also have exceptional relationship building skills and team leading skills.
* Good understanding of safeguarding, infection control, care plans and 5 key lines of enquiries for CQC inspections
* A clean driving license is desirable
* Be flexible with shifts


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