Support Workers - Claremont House and Castle Grange

Location
Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Salary
£19,312 - £19,698
Posted
02 Mar 2021
Closes
23 May 2021
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Part Time

Claremont House is a purpose-built home located in Heckmondwike, registered to provide care for people with dementia. We are a friendly team where the work is demanding but rewarding.

Castle Grange is a purpose built home, located in Newsome, Huddersfield, registered to provide 24 hour residential and respite care, both short and long stay, for adults who suffer from dementia. Staff are trained to treat residents whose diagnosis of dementia means that they need extra support and understanding.

The Role:

You will work shifts on a 7 day rota system including weekends and public holidays. The earliest start will be 7.00am and the latest finish will be 10.00pm.

You will support and assist service users to live independently, through development and control of practical living skills including preparing meals, doing laundry and dealing with their finances. You will also assist in maintaining their personal hygiene and developing their understanding of social interaction and relationships.

Requirements for this job:

  • It is essential that you have a high level of understanding of Adult Social Care.
  • You must be able to demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional training and development
  • You must possess a basic awareness of health and safety issues
  • You must have a basic awareness of food hygiene.

Our offer to you:

You will receive full training in addition to a six-week induction and work alongside an experienced team of staff. Managers are visible and have an open-door policy - team work is highly valued. 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Ongoing Training and Career development
  • Excellent pension scheme

Closing date  

23 May 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Important Information

Job Profile.pdf – 244KB 

Context Sheet.pdf – 195KB