Service: Ryfields Village - WA2 7GB
Job Role: Support Workers (Domiciliary)
Hours of Work: 16 - 31 hours days or 22-33 hours Nights. Permanent contracts. Weekends on rotation.
Rate of pay: £7.80 rising to £8.00 after probation with future rises to £8.15 + depending on experience, qualifications and delivery of the organisational values
WCL Support Worker Brief:
Provide professional, high quality support people within their own home and other environments in a way which maximised their choice and independence; allowing them to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions while supporting and living out our Values within your role.
You will be required to deliver a person centred support to meet the care needs which included but are not limited to personal, practical, social and domestic support which is agreed within their individual plan while exemplifying best practice at all times. Support should promote the individual’s health and well-being and support them to be active members within their living environment and their local community.
The work will involve developing professional working relationships with families, colleagues, from WCL and other agencies. You will be responsible for completing relevant documentation for the people being supported compliance with guidance, statutory regulation and WCL policies and procedures.
Ryfields Village is a purpose built retirement village in Orford, Warrington it has lovely communal facilities providing an active retirement for around 270 people some of whom are in receipt of care.
As a support worker at Ryfields you will be supporting older people and people with dementia, to maintain their quality of life in their own homes.
If you would make an excellent carer and want to support people in their own homes but you;
Don’t have use of a car?
Don’t have endless credit on your phone?
You don’t want to spend hours travelling between visits and not being paid for it?
Then working at Ryfields Village may be for you, at Ryfields Village all the residents live in their own home but under one roof, no travelling required and phones are supplied.
You will be part of a team providing 1 to 1 support visits that supports a group of just 10 to 15 residents. With an array of visits throughout your shift which usually last for at least 30 minutes. This will enable you to form strong bonds with the people you are supporting.
During your visits you will provide holistic support including:
Assisting with day to day tasks
Getting to know the person and their choices and dreams
Administering or supporting with medication
Encourage and enabling the people you are supporting to engage with friends and family
Support to attend any social activities around the village or beyond
Help with bathing, washing, dressing and personal care when required
We have a range of shifts available through out the day covering 7am – 11pm. We ask each colleague to do a fair mix of each shift over their 3 week rota.
If you want to speak to someone about Ryfields Village and the post advertised please contact the manager Sarah Battersby or the Deputy Manager Angela Noel Kennedy on 01925 582594.
If you want to speak about the application process, want to request an application pack be sent to you or if you need any support completing your application form please contact our central office team.
Email: wecare@wcliving (please dont forget to include your address and contact details)
Phone: 01925 246 870
Alternatively you can download the application pack by clicking on the links below