Care Support Worker - St Nicholas House

Dereham

Description

Do you want to be part of the team at St Nicholas House, that make a real difference to the lives of our residents/tenants?

Care Support Workers

£11.50 per hour

Dereham

Part Time and Casual Opportunities Available on Days

We are recruiting for Care Support Workers to join the team at St Nicholas House.

Whether you are experienced or new to the industry, working for Norfolk’s largest Care Home provider offers rewarding opportunities to be part of  a passionate team, access to  exciting projects across the business, with excellent career progression available, as well as the job satisfaction of giving back to your community.

What could your day look like?

As a Care Support Worker, you will assist with personal care and support tasks which enables our residents to make informed choices, supporting their independence and dignity in line with their care plan.

You will build strong relationships with the residents/tenants participating and supporting with wellbeing events and activities, helping to promote a safe and fun environment for those living with us.

Responding to call bells and emergencies in a timely manner, providing person-centred care & support and communicating with other medical professionals as required.

What are we looking for from you?

Whilst previous experience within the care industry would be fantastic, we are happy to offer full training and support to those who share our core values. Aside from experience, we are looking for individuals who are; 

  • Supportive and caring, always ensuring you are providing exemplary service to our residents & tenants
  • Able to work effectively as both an individual as well as part of a team
  • Willing to go that extra mile

Why work for NorseCare?

NorseCare are Norfolk's largest care providers with 37 care homes & schemes, delivering dedicated and individually driven care services throughout the region. Our residents & tenants are at the heart of everything we do, and we build teams of caring professionals to ensure their needs can remain our main priority.

We are industry leaders in delivering high quality, person-centred care, being recognised regionally and nationally for our service through a number of “outstanding” CQC ratings and receiving several awards.

What can we offer you in return?

All of our staff are fully supported by operational teams, management and staff at head office providing you with the training and development opportunities to succeed in a successful career. Alongside this we offer;

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Enhancements for working weekends, Bank Holidays and additional hours
  • Fully supported personal development to achieve your career aspirations through award winning training and courses paid for by NorseCare
  • An ethos centred around supporting our employees including access to free physiotherapy and chiropractic treatment
  • 24/7 staff helpline to assist with legal or financial information, as well as personal support and guidance
  • A fully funded DBS check and uniform
  • A comprehensive induction programme
  • Regular learning and training reviews with access to our digital E-learning platform and our learning resource library
  • Reward & Recognition scheme, including the opportunity to be awarded Love2Shop vouchers and attend NorseCare’s Awards Ceremony
  • A fantastic Refer a Friend scheme up to the value of £250
  • NEST Auto-Enrolment pension scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to a Credit Union for excellent savings and loan options
  • Cycle to Work scheme

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible.

Please note that whilst we will try to accommodate the hours per week you are seeking, this may not always be possible.

Due to the high numbers of applications we receive for our vacancies, if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the date you apply, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.