Support Worker

Ribble View, Preston

Health and Social care 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
 
Support Worker
Location - Preston (PR1) 
Hours: Full-Time or Part-Time hours available (Options: 24, 36, 42 or 48 hours available)
Shifts: Days, Nights, Mixed or Bank.
 
If you are an exceptionally caring person and want a role in health care where you can make a difference but also expand on your knowledge and skills, then the Support Worker careers at our new purpose built home in Preston could be of interest. 
 
We are not a standard care provider but a bespoke person centred care facility, when fully occupied the home will have one of the best staffing levels in the area with the average staffing ratio for an Exemplar home being 6 Support workers to every nurse.
 
About the home. 
Ribble View is now open and supporting young adults with mental health and/or physical disabilities, so if you have had previous experience in these fields or worked with challenging behaviours we would love to hear from you.
 
Key duties:
  • Provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care.
  • Provide personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, and 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 into your care team.
  • Previous care experience within a reputable health care provider and NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care are desirable.
 
Some of our Employee Benefits:
  • 5.6 weeks holiday.
  • Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers.
  • Outstanding career progression.
  • Comprehensive 3-day induction program.
  • Pension plan.
  • Refer a friend scheme - up to £1500 per referral
 
We encourage all new and existing colleagues to take the opportunities available for personal development, which includes a brand new unique course designed for support workers only available for Exemplar colleagues.
 
Exemplar Values
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:
  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork
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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

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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.

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