Based at Llangwyfan, Denbighshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £8.45 Per Hour
Other Benefits: £8.45 plus 20p per hour night shift allowance
Location: Llangwyfan, Denbighshire
CLOSING DATE: 06/11/2019
Salary: £8.45 per hour plus 20p night shift enhancement
Desirable / Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care or willing to work towards
Hours of Work: 35 per week 4 on 4 off
Contract Type: Permanent
Benefits of Working with us:
Meals ProvidedOn-site parking availableFree Eye Care VouchersEnhancement for Night ShiftsWork Place Pension with Legal & GeneralEnhanced payments for Bank HolidaysComprehensive Learning & Development PackageProgression OpportunitiesWe also offer Health & Social Care QCF qualifications
Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination
About the Role: The role of a support worker is to enable the residents to lead a meaningful life through the implementation of a person centred support plan. You will support them to achieve their full potential through well planned support and care that you will deliver as part of a dedicated, qualified and capable staff team who put the people living here at the heart of what we do. We strive to help people remain as independent as possible and to maximise their quality of life.
The ideal candidate for this post may have experience in learning disabilities and mental health issues (however this is not essential). Within this role you will be supported to develop an understanding of, medication procedures, safeguarding policies and person centred care.
About the Service: Orchard View is a residential home which provides individuals with the appropriate care and support to enable them to achieve their potential by enhancing wellbeing, independence and quality of life. The care and support provided to each individual needs and wants are determined at the initial pre-admission assessment.
This is achieved by establishing and implementing the individual’s desires and requirements. In addition to this the views of family’s and commissioning authorities are also taken into account around their aims, objectives and their own assessment of what is required to care and support for the individual. In recognising this, staff within Orchard View will play a significant role in the individual’s welfare and general quality of life as they are the central figure.
The Registered Manager of Orchard View is Shaun Jones who is registered with the Care Council for Wales. Shaun has over twenty years’ experience within Hospital, Community and Service Residential Settings. In addition to this Shaun has the required qualification within this setting. (N.V.Q level 4 Health and Social Care for Adults). Shaun is assisted by his Deputy Manager Carol Morgan who holds QCF Level 5 qualifications and a wealth of experience within this setting.
The registration category is Learning Disabilities (adults 18 + mixed gender). Orchard View also provides care to individuals with complex care requirements. Orchard View is registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales for six (6) individuals. Orchard View does not provide nursing care.
About MHC Social Care: We are one of the largest providers of care of people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health problems in the UK and one of the largest employers in North Wales with some 400 plus staff working across a number of locations.
We have a long history of working effectively with residents, their families and our commissioners and regulators to secure real and lasting change in their lives. We are proud of our legacy, our talented and diverse workforce and the achievement of successful outcomes for our residents and patients.
We want to attract the best people and we aim to create an environment that helps our staff to deliver high quality services and ensures they want to stay with us. To do this we provide a range of benefits and training opportunities.
If you were to join MHC, you would be a valued team member and play a key role towards leading us to the next phase of our development, sharing your experiences along the way. We very much look forward to hearing from you.
Skills: Strong communicator, creative, motivated, ability to cope in challenging situations, understand and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way.
Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Recruitment on 01824 790 600.
(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).