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Support Worker

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 22-11-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Support Work, Social Care
  • Job type: Temporary / Shift Work
  • Job reference: SCT - OPF - EG_1542898227

A well-known Extra Care Scheme are currently seeking experienced Support Workers to join their Extra-Care Scheme in Reading. The service runs a total of 4 Extra Care Schemes in the Reading area which house elderly residents with various levels of dementia.

This particular scheme is the largest of the four, with 34 beds. There is a high level of Dementia in this service, so experience working with elderly patients with dementia is essential.

There is one 37 hours per week and one 24 hours per week



14:15 -21:45

Benefits for you as the Support Worker:

  • Free training provided every year including Manual Handling, First Aid and Medication Administration
  • Opportunity for Temporary to Permanent and Permanent Employment
  • Strong and supportive senior management team
  • Uniform Provided

Your responsibilities as the Support Worker:

  • You will be required to follow a daily rota which includes visiting residents in their own flats for a dedicated period of time
  • Following residents care plans and key report writing
  • Supporting with meal prep, personal care and general support within their home
  • Manual Handling
  • Medication Administration at the manager discretion

Requirements of you as the Support Worker:

  • NVQ Level 2-3 essential
  • Previous experience within extra care schemes, and dementia
  • Manual Handling, First Aid and Medication Administration

Location: Reading

Salary: £8.65 - £11.50 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Emily Game on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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