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Care Home Support Worker

Care Home Support Worker

We are recruiting on behalf of a well respected Swindon based organisation for Experienced Healthcare / Support workers to join their highly experienced team, to provide practical, emotional and physical support for older people living with dementia and Rehab for service users residents in the Discharge to assess units.
As a support worker you will provide practical, emotional and physical support for older people living in a care home in Swindon.

The aim being to meet the needs of older people, for them to maintain skills in order to maximise their independence and maintain a high quality of life.

The Support Worker may be asked to work with other service user groups at the discretion of the Manager.

Knowledge and Experience:

Experience of caring for vulnerable older people.
Experience of working in a care home or delivering one-to-one care with service users.
Knowledge of the issues affecting vulnerable people.
Knowledge of anti-discriminatory practice.
Understanding of Health and Safety and manual handling issues.
Understanding of the need to keep within professional boundaries.
Experience of loan and team working.
Experience of the needs of older people with dementia

To be available to work within a flexible rota during days, weekends and bank holidays, to cover the needs of the service users (at short notice if necessary).

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including pension and discounts at major retailers.

Various contracts available days and nights