First Choice Selection Services Limited

Support Worker day centre

Location UK / Newtownabbey Area

Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £15000 - 25000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1365926

 Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker to join our team in Newtownabbey. This is an immediate start, once all legal checks are completed. The pay rate is £8.49 per hour working Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm.

Job Title:

Day Centre Support Worker

 

What The Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker to join our team in Newtownabbey. This is an immediate start, once all legal checks are completed. The pay rate is £8.49 per hour working Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm.

The day centre cares for adults with learning disabilities and will involve personal care.

As a core member of the care team, you will be expected to work both individually and within the team to provide the highest standards of care to all service users within the unit.

We at First Choice, will help you achieve this with continued professional development and training.

 

 

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

 

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

 

 

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

ü  Provide support to service users in a Day Centre

ü  Providing personal care to service users in a Day Centre

ü  Be able to work in a potentially challenging environment, using de-escalation techniques.

ü  To promote independence where possible and encourage self-support

ü  To assist with feeding

ü  To assist in daily activities

 

What We Need From You:

ü  6 months experience in a Healthcare Setting

ü  Experience in use of hoists and slide sheets

ü  A capability to complete paperwork and update care plan notes accordingly

ü  To be NISCC registered, or willing to apply

ü  To have or be willing to attend all mandatory training courses

 

What We Would Like From You:

ü  Experience  in a similar role in a similar setting

ü  Health and Social Care Qualification

 

What We Will Offer You:

ü  £8.49 per hour with yearly increments

ü  A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)

ü  Inclusion into our company pension scheme

ü  Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses

ü  Free Uniform if required

 

The Nitty Gritty:

ü  Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm

ü  30 minute Lunch Break

ü  24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies

ü  Closing date of advertisement 8th November @ 5pm

ü  Start Date for role is asap once legal checks are completed

 

The Next Steps:

ü  Contact Karen McCready or Bernadette Kovacs on 02890 313693

ü  Email your cv to the link provided

 

If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.

 

First Choice is an equal opportunities employer