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Support Workers - Twerton

Job Reference: J62-SIR387

Employer:
Sirona care and health CIC
Department:
Adult Services - Community Resourse Centre
Location:
Cleeve Court, Cleeve Green, Twerton, Bath
Salary:
Up to £13.52 per hour

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!


We are looking for Support Workers to join our Community Resource Centre, in Twerton, Bath.

Cleeve Court is a modern Community Resource Centre (CRC) which has 2 floors and provides care & health services in a safe environment for older vulnerable adults with a variety of disabilities including dementia for 45 residents.

The needs of service users include support with some or all aspects of daily living, including personal care, activities and maintaining contact with family and friends when required.



The successful candidates will:

•Promote and maintain a supportive living environment to meet the needs of vulnerable older adults including those with dementia.

•Assist in providing support with daily living activities in accordance with the individual resident’s care plan. Examples may include:

  • Helping with planning and organising activities for residents

  • Helping service users to maintain personal hygiene

  • Assisting the provision of care during illness and at end of life

  • Support residents to maintain good nutrition and hydration, assisting them to drink and eat as necessary.

  • Acting as a Key Worker to a number of residents and to take a lead role in assessment and care planning for those users

  • Assist in monitoring the general health and well-being of residents for any signs of deterioration or changes in their well-being and report to the senior member of staff on duty


We have a flexible rota system which includes early (starting at 8am - 2pm or 3pm) and late shifts (2pm or 3pm ending at 9pm or 10pm) and working every other weekend with some bank holidays for which enhancements are paid.

Pay Rates

Weekday Rate (Monday to Friday):

£7.58 - £9.01 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

Enhanced Rate (Nights, Weekends and Bank Holidays)

£11.36 - £13.52 per hour (dependent on age experience)

 

This is a challenging but rewarding role. Previous experience of working in care would be desirable, but a commitment to deliver quality care is essential.

For more information, please see attached the job description or contact the Recruitment team on 0300 124 5444.

 

 




For general recruitment enquiries please email recruitment@sirona-cic.org.uk or call 03001245444.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by email. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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