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Support Worker
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  • Location
  • Willow House Residential Service, 229 Portland Road, Edgbaston, B17 8LS
  • Salary
  • 7.83 - 8.51 PH ( 16,286.40 - 17,696.64 PA)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...




    In this role your main focus would be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people you support. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and will play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones. As a key member of the support team, you may be required to contribute to service user multi-disciplinary meetings.

     

    The support and care you provide will be respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence.




    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives
    • You would need to be compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Health and Social Care QCF or SVQ would be beneficial
    • Previous experience would be beneficial, but not essential
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.


     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Training and development opportunities
  • Location Information
  • Located within the community of Edgbaston, Birmingham, Willow House care home with nursing supports up to eight adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.

     

    Willow House is a detached house with two comfy living areas, a dining room and a conservatory where people can have private time with their families, friends or other visitors. Everyone has their own en-suite bedroom, which they are encouraged to personalise and decorate to make their own. There is a life skills kitchen where people can plan and cook meals for themselves and their visitors. Willow House also has a pretty garden with seating areas for relaxing outside with friends.

     

    Click here to read more about Willow House

     

    Awards for Willow House

    • Nursing Times Awards 2017 – Rising Star Award – Service Manager Lorna Featherstone (Finalist)

     

    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 16/07/2018
  • Job Description
  • Danshell_Support_Worker_Danshell.docx

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