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Support Worker: Dementia Care

Salary:
£8.42 - £10.00 per hour + holiday pay + pension
Location:
Southmead
Company:
Dean Healthcare Limited

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Would you like to work in a service that has been rated OUTSTANDING in their care provision?

Dean Healthcare is the leading Health and Social Care Agency in the South West and would like to invite you to be a part of our ever-growing success!

We are currently seeking experienced and motivated support workers to join our team at a specialist dementia unit in the Southmead/ Brentry area. This unit provides 24 hour care and support for 45 service users with very complex needs including Dementia, Huntington's disease with associated mental health.

Our staff at this unit are skilled understanding people's communication needs, and in supporting the full process of the illness. We pride ourselves in treating residents with respect and dignity, as well as giving them back their autonomy and allowing them to be themselves in a positive and engaging environment.

As a member of our healthcare team, you will be administering all aspects of personal care, whilst providing residents with choice and respect. You will support residents in interacting with their surroundings, washing, tidying, moving freely about the unit and allowing them to remember all the ordinary tasks they used to do.

Above all we want someone that shares in our values. These are:

  • a commitment to quality and being the best we can
  • treating the people we support with compassion
  • showing dignity and respect to the people that they will be working with
  • having trust and respect for all members of our team

Requirements

  • Minimum of 9 months experience within the health and social care sector
  • The energy and enthusiasm to work in a busy and challenging environment
  • Experience in dementia and EMI, including any associated challenging behaviour
  • Experience in high levels of personal care
  • Experience and/or training in moving/handling and use of hoists- we offer this training for free

Information for You

  • Competitive rates of pay starting from £8.42 - £10.00
  • Weekly pay
  • Hourly accrued holiday pay
  • Free mandatory training
  • Free specialist training courses to help with career progression
  • Flexible hours that suit your needs
  • On-call support team available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Interested? To find out more information about the job role, please call Martha on: 0117 325 0282 or email: . If support is needed to complete your application which can be found at: www.deanhealthcare.co.uk please don't hesitate to contact us.

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