Care Support Worker - Awake Night

Care Support Worker - Awake Night Hexham, England

Shine Care Limited
Full Time Hexham, England 10.4 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Job Title

Support Worker – Hexham

Job Summary

Are you passionate about making a difference in Adult Social Care? Do you want to make a dramatic impact on our client’s quality of life, safety, and happiness? As a professional carer at Shine Care, you will help our clients transform the way they live their lives and as much as possible, integrate into their local community. In this role you will be supporting the clients personal and social care needs and taking on general domestic duties, such as shopping, housekeeping, and meal preparation, supporting our clients in their daily life’s.

*Please note that we currently do-not offer ‘UK Visa Sponsorship’ for our open roles.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand and respond to the specific needs of the clients.
  • Respect the rights, needs and dignity of the clients, while ensuring their behaviour does not harm themselves or others.
  • Help create a calm, happy and supportive environment, which promotes physical and emotional health, security, individuality, and self-esteem of the clients.
  • Create opportunities for the clients to establish and maintain personal relationships and social networks, which encourages greater participation and presence in their own community.
  • Communicate with care managers, families, and other agencies in providing a high-quality, outcome focused level of care and service.
  • Monitor the clients’ wellbeing and progress, documenting notes and completing daily record sheets.

Description

Discover what it’s like to be part of a team that really makes a difference, and makes Adult Social Care not just a job, but a long-term career. At Shine Care we focus on putting people first, and this starts with our team. We believe that happy, engaged and supported staff are what our clients need to be happy and engaged as well.

As a Shine Care carer, it’s your job to understand and respond to the specific need of the client’s personal care. You will be part of the clients’ everyday lives, providing care and daily organisation of domestic tasks such as preparing meals and housekeeping to maintain a clean and safe environment. You’ll be there to support with their social development, helping create opportunities for our clients to maintain personal relationships and social networks.

You will have a number of additional responsibility and commitments; these will include the following:

  • Participate in training, developing your skills and knowledge, to ensure you are providing the best support for the clients, while also improving upon and maintaining your abilities.
  • Attend staff meetings and reviews, some of which maybe outside of work hours.
  • Immediately report any incidence, suspicion, or sign or physical or verbal abuse, neglect, or harm of a client, as outlined in the whistleblowing policy and procedure.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all drugs and medicines are securely stored and administered safely and correctly.
  • Be familiar with Shine Care’s Health and Safety policy and promote safe working practices.
  • Ensure full compliance with infection control and procedure following company policy.
  • Report and record all and any accident or incident that may occur – no matter how small.
  • Report to line managers any aspect of the clients’ care, which you feel warrants investigation or urgent action.

Through our Shine Care Academy and our open and supportive environment, we endeavour to help our team members grow, learn, and become their best by gaining new skills and qualifications.

Note: Some development and qualification opportunities will require completion of probation period.

Qualifications and Skills

  • NVQ2 or L2 Diploma in Care is desirable.
  • Driving Licence and Car Owner desirable.
  • Basic Computer skills are essential.
  • Good Communication skills.

Salary and Benefits

  • Pay – From £10.40 per hour.
  • Company workplace pension.
  • Free food while on shift.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.
  • Staff perks scheme (coming soon).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £10.40 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Flexitime
  • Referral programme
  • Work from home

Day range:

  • Every weekend
  • Monday to Friday

Shift:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hexham: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Language:

  • English (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Shift availability:

  • Day shift (preferred)
  • Night shift (required)
  • Overnight shift (required)

Work Location: One location

Care Support Worker - Awake Night
Shine Care Limited

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