Support Worker

Kingfisher View, Castleford

Support Worker / Carer / Health Care Assistant

Shifts 8am - 8pm day shifts, and 8pm - 8am night shifts

Hours 24, 36, 42 or 48 hours per week available

Health and Social workers are now classed as "key workers" so this role will allow your children a place in school or nursery to help with your childcare whilst at work.

You can apply to join our team with no experience or qualifications, and we will help you work towards your NVQ level 2 and 3 in health and social care, which offer wage increases as you learn.

 

We are pleased to announce the opening of Kingfisher View, a specialist nurse-led care home for adults with Mental Health conditions and/or Physical Disabilities. Kingfisher View opened in April 2019 and provides complex care with a difference, all our rooms are apartment style with all service users having their own front door, this is a care home with a real difference.

If you want to join this fun and dynamic team, apply today.  

Benefits:

  • 5.6 weeks holiday.
  • Exemplar rewards – Including: retail and high street restaurant and Pub discounts, holiday discounts and 2 for 1 cinema tickets.
  • Employee assistance program – 24-hour helpline.
  • Pension plan.
  • Free car parking.
  • Free uniform.
  • Access to train as a Nursing Associate.
  • Comprehensive 2-day induction program.
  • Opportunity to progress and complete further NVQ qualifications.
  • Refer a friend scheme - up to £1500 per referral

Key duties:

  • Provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care
  • Provide personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and on occasion, assisting with meal times
  • Promote independence, dignity, respect, and choice across service users
  • Support social and recreational activities; both in and out the home individually, or as part of a group
  • Maintain care records; recording observations, activities, and assessments
  • On occasion, welcome and train new members of your care team

Requirements:

  • Drive and passion to make every day better
  • Flexibility to work days and nights on rotation

Desirable but not essential

  • Experience in mental health care
  • Experience with Austim
  • NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care.
  • Previous care experience within a reputable health care provider

Additional info/about Exemplar:

Our support workers will provide warmth, enthusiasm, and compassion when providing care to our service users. You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last by working pro-activity to meet the needs of our service users. You will also be a team player, demonstrating outstanding communication skills and will be able to demonstrate effective teamwork. You will lead, demonstrating outstanding professional practice whilst coaching others in your team. You will promote the core values of care, maintaining independence and dignity while assisting with personal care, ensuring the physical and emotional needs of our service users are met.

Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care, and that means to care for our staff as well as the people in our community homes. When you join Exemplar, you bring your energy and commitment to delivering the best care possible. Our mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with. 

At Exemplar, we enhance the lives of our services users, families and staff by providing everyone with the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their potential - irrespective of health or ability.

Exemplar Values

Fun

Integrity

Responsive

Success

Team Work

Patients playing with water pistols

Colleague Stories

“Every day I learn something new from my colleagues and service users which inspires me to be a better practitioner and a better person.”

Alexandra Ferone, Acting Clinical Nurse Manager

Read our stories

Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

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*Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.