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Support Worker

Posted 3 days ago

Job Title:

Support Worker

What The Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for Support Workers to join our team in Derry/Londonderry. This role is an immediate start with Ad-Hock hours available. The pay rate is £8.90 – £15.49 per hour depending on shift. The role involves working with adults with learning disabilities in a residential home. As a core member of the support work team you will be expected to work both individually and within the team to provide the highest standards of care to all service users within the unit. We at First Choice will help you achieve this with continuous professional development and training.

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

More Information

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • Assisting residents with all aspects of personal care i.e. bathing, washing, dressing, shaving, toileting
  • Assisting residents with care of their belongings
  • Observing and reporting any changes with residents
  • Assisting residents with day to day care including engagement in meaningful social and recreational activities
  • Assisting residents to live safely and securely within the residential environment
  • Working as part of a team to provide a high quality, person centred package of care to adults within the facility

What We Need From You:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Care or equivalent
  • 6 months experience in a Healthcare Setting
  • A capability to complete paperwork and update care plan notes accordingly
  • To be niscc registered, or willing to apply
  • To have or be willing to attend all mandatory training courses

 What We Would Like From You:

  • Experience in a similar role in a similar setting

 What We Will Offer You:

  • £8.90-£15.49 per hour(depending on shift worked) with yearly increments
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Free Uniform

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are Monday – Sunday, variety of shifts available:
  • Day Duty - 7.45am - 8.00pm
  • Night Duty – 7.45pm - 8am
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 13.06.19 @ 5pm

If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Ireland’s leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.

First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

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