Location

Bradbury Wellbeing Centre

Salary

SP4- £9.90 per hour

Hours of Work

16 hours per week

Closing date

Shortlisted upon receipt

Proposed interview date/s (if known)

TBC

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Guild Care are currently offering a £1000 welcome bonus to all successful new members of the team who take on a role in care, home care, Support Workers (Day Services) (subject to terms and conditions).

Bradbury Wellbeing Centre

Our Club is a friendly and supportive weekly session for up to 15 members living with dementia.

The club offers a gentle and homely environment in which to enjoy meaningful person-centred activities. A large amount of support is offered to those attending the club, with a high staff-to-member ratio of one to three.

Whilst we provide these sessions, club members' unpaid carers can have time to themselves, safe in the knowledge that their loved ones are happy and being looked after.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity available to join our team at the Bradbury Wellbeing Centre. The role is to support the implementation of Guild Care’s vision to enable people living with dementia to live fulfilling, safe and secure lives. You will provide support and befriending to older people to improve individuals’ health and wellbeing, reduce loneliness and maximise their independence. You will in our friendly team to support a small group of older people, to participate in activities, outings, and events in a safe, stimulating and person-centred environment. You will be a positive role model for staff and an ambassador for Guild Care. 

Benefits of working at Guild Care

  • Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933
  • Welcome to Guild Care bonus (for eligible roles)- Up to £1000 for Registered Nurses and up to £1000 for Care and Housekeeping staff
  • Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend to Guild Care
  • Competitive salaries
  • 20-25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Free DBS check
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway
  • Supportive colleagues
  • Job satisfaction
  • Local offers for Guild Care staff
  • Being part of a values- led organisation

Job description

 

Job Requirements

Essential

  •  Proven experience and a passion for supporting people living with dementia to live life to the full
  • Good understanding of the needs of people with dementia
  •  Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including an ability to talk to a range of different people, including people who use our service, relatives, staff, and other professionals
  •  Works well as part of a team and also able to work alone
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  •  Ability to work flexibly including occasional evenings and/or weekends
  • Satisfactory DBS check

Desirable

  •  Experience of enabling people to engage in a wide range of activities within a day service setting and the local community
  • Knowledge of other organisations locally and nationally, who can offer support to people living with dementia and their carers
  • Experience of working within the care and/or voluntary sector
  • Experience of working in a day service setting
  • Experience of working with carers
  • Understanding of safeguarding
  • Ability to provide direct care to customers in an emergency
  • Ability to drive a minibus
  • Ability to administer medication (training will be provided)
  • Relevant professional Qualification (EG NVQ, QCF)

 

How to apply

Please complete the short online application and email your current CV to [email protected] or call the Recruitment Team on 01903 863154.

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants we receive, we are not able to respond to you individually. Therefore, if you are successful you will hear from us within three weeks.

T&Cs

Welcome Bonus

  • F2F Training is complete
  • Meds competency is signed off (specific to homecare)
  • First payment (50%)- new starter has completed first 12 weeks with no performance concerns and training completed
  • Second payment (50%)- new starter will receive second payment when probation has been signed off, which should be at 6 months however if probation is extended then payment will not be received until probation has finished

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