Willow Bank house is looking for an energetic person to join our team as Care Support.
SUMMARY OF THE ROLE
A Care Support Worker is a vital role in ensuring the wellbeing and quality of life of a resident. You will work with residents to help them live their lives to the full wherever they are able. It is the ultimate ‘people job’ – you will build solid relationships and trust with the vulnerable service users, sometimes in challenging situations.
Your daily routine will be varied and you will support the service users with their nutrition, assisting to eat and hydration. This will include encouraging them to participate in activities and community support where required.
As a Care Support Worker you will be supporting and working with the Care Assistants and you both play a major role in creating a happy and caring environment. You must be able to adopt a totally flexible approach and attitude to the challenges of the post. You will support service users with dignity, empathy and respect and you will promote independence, inclusion and stimulation at all times.
We will train you in all aspects of your job role and ensure that your training is up to date and refreshed regularly. There is ample opportunity for progression in this role up to Care Assistant and then to Senior Care Assistant and beyond.
· No formal qualifications required although Care Certificate is beneficial
· A good level of English
· A warm & friendly personality
· Patience and understanding
· Strong communication skills
· Able to use initiative
· Able to work in a team as well as on your own at times
· Reliable & good time keeping