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Care Assistant (Nights) at Ledbury Intermediate Care Unit

Job Introduction

Shaw Intermediate Care Unit within the Ledbury Community Health Centre are recruiting support workers for day and night shifts!

Do you have a passion for providing care for older adults who have just left hospital and are on a pathway to returning home?  Would you like to be a member of a dynamic healthcare team, with opportunities for your own professional development?

Our Support Workers deliver a high quality of care and support to our service users in line with our core values of 'Wellness, Happiness, and Kindness'. We believe that these should be present in all we do, both for employees and those who use our services. Our vision is to provide the quality of care that we would want for our own loved ones. You will work together with our team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met, and assist service users to access and be part of the local community to pursue their own personal interests.

 

The Ideal Candidate

The skills you’ll need

  • Experience of previous acute hospital care work is an advantage, but training will be provided
  • A positive and caring person, who is confident and able to deliver individualised care and support in line with each of our residents support guidelines.
  • You will be compassionate and have a real genuine empathy for adults with acquired brain injuries and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve
  • Communicate and engage effectively with our service users, their families and colleagues, taking part in social activities and promoting their independence and dignity.
  • Cconfident to assist service users to access the local community and attend events
  • Strong  interpersonal and working relationship skills.
  • Good understanding of the disabilities, health and social care needs of our service users and assist those who have mobility or continence needs, using the appropriate aids and equipment.
  • Provide appropriate levels of care and support to ensure that personal hygiene needs are met, (washing, dressing, bathing, using the toilet).
  • If you are starting or returning to a career in care we will support you with an apprenticeship.

As the role requires work with vulnerable people and delivering personal care and support, your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including references and a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

About the Company

 Ledbury Care Centre is a unique care hub with a Nursing Home, ABI (Aquired Brain Injury) Unit and ICU (Intermediate Care Unit).

Ledbury Intermediate Care Unit provides short stay nursing rehabilitation for up to 14 patients requiring step down care following surgery or medical intervention. Typical patients have previously been in hospital or step up care following an illness or incident at home which requires some stabilisation or therapy input prior to returning home.

Why Shaw healthcare?

We are one of the UK’s leading Health and Social care providers who deliver a wide spectrum of care in a variety of purpose-built care environments; care homes for the elderly, specialist dementia units, mental health units and low secure psychiatric hospitals.

We highly value the wonderful contribution of our employees who stay with Shaw healthcare. They enable a high level of continuity of care for our service users.  Continuing relationships between our employees and service users and their families are fundamental to the quality of the care we provide.

We recognise this in our Employee of the Month programme, local Shining Stars and our famous Annual Star Awards. We also provide an Annual Loyalty Bonus Scheme with a bonus of an additional weeks pay, at the end of a completed year, based on your average pay over the year - and our unique biannual incentive scheme paid to all staff in our services that meet our high quality standards.

Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit package, which includes:

  • The Annual Loyalty Bonus
  • Our Service Incentive Scheme Bonus
  • Full paid induction programme
  • Work towards a QCF qualification and excellent development/promotion opportunities
  • Our Refer a Friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
  • Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours) inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free Uniform
  • Discounted Meals while on Shift
  • Child care vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Retail discounts and vouchers
  • Holiday discounts
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Employee Assistance Programme to all contracted staff including face to face counselling

For more details please contact Joan on 015 31637672 or email  LedburyICUManager@shaw.co.uk

We look forward to meeting you.

Shaw Healthcare

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