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Domestic Assistant
Ref: DAN03842

  • Location
  • Thors Park, Thors Farm Road, (off Brightlingsea Road), Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JJ
  • Salary
  • 7.83 ph (16,286 pa)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Who is Danshell?


    We care for and support adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK.

    Our purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps our service users to fulfil the things they want out of life.

    We set high standards for our staff teams and we want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.

    Does this appeal to you? Would you like to help us deliver high quality, safe care? Then please read on…

    So what will the job involve?
    You will undertake work that is meaningful to our service users and socially important within the local community – working for Danshell will provide you with the opportunity to support vulnerable adults – some of which may present with challenging behaviour - achieve their goals.

    The main focus of the role will be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people who use our service. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multidisciplinary teams, as well as internal and external stakeholders, including service users' families and loved ones. 

    As a role model to our service users, you will ensure care receive is dignified and respectful and in accordance with care plans.

    Benefits that Danshell provide include

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Travel assistance to offsite training
    • Full Time, Part time and Bank opportunities available
    • Pension scheme
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free on-site parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Life insurance
    • Refer a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
    • Employee assistance helpline
    • SSSC endorsement in Scotland
    • Being passionate about developing our employees, we provide multiple opportunities to develop knowledge, skills and competence matching jobs roles and career aspirations
    • A range of apprenticeships through our partnership with Lifetime Training ranging from Adult care level 2 to level 5 leadership & management qualifications.

    If you would like to take on meaningful work, that allows you to improve the quality of life for someone under your care - we would welcome your application.

    Please see job description attached for more information.

     

     

  • Location Information
  • Based in Thorrington, North East Essex, Thors Park provides support and treatment for men with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can also support people who have additional mental and physical health needs, and those who have been detained under the Mental Health Act. People come to Thors Park from a home environment, supported living or residential service due to an illness or a crisis in their life. They may also come following a stay at an NHS or other specialist learning disability service, including a secure service.

  • Closing date
  • 12/06/2018
  • Job Description
  • Unit_Domestic_Assistant.docx

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