Support Staff - Care Homes
Salary: £18,540 - £20,315 per annum pro rata for part time (£9.61 - £10.53 per hour) plus enhancements
Hours: 0-37 hours per week, Full time, Part time and Bank considered
Closing Date: 30th September 2022
Interviews are on weekly basis.
You aren't just an employee to us, you are fundamental to the individuals we support. Join the NCHA family at one of our Registered Care Homes!
Becoming a Support Worker or Care Assistant at Nottingham Community Housing Association - what it involves:
A typical day will look like ensuring our residents are exercising choice and control over their day to day lives, in particular making sure they are able to live as independently as possible. For example, helping our residents to cook and clean. It is essential you are comfortable with providing personal care. The support we provide is person-centred and is driven by what our residents would like to do so if you enjoy a varied and rewarding role, this may be a perfect role for you! Other duties of your role will include but are not limited to:
Helping our residents to maintain relationships with others.
Providing emotional and social support and being our residents helping hand when they require it.
Giving our residents the confidence to be themselves and encouraging them to join in social activities.
Devising, implementing and working with personalised support plans and risk assessments.
Administering medication (Support Workers).
Ensuring a safe and 'home from home' environment for all.
Helping residents with their finances.
Read the Role Profile at the bottom of the page for a full picture of the amazing work we do!
NCHA's well-established CQC regulated serviceshave exciting opportunities for approachable, driven and enthusiastic individuals to join us on either a full time, part time or zero hour (bank) basis as a Care Assistant or Support Worker -No care experience required! Full training and development will be provided including a Care Certificate.
Although care experience is beneficial, it is not essential as we will provide you with all the free training and support that you require. As you will be an advocate for the individuals you are supporting, all you need is to be reliable and passionate about improving the lives of others.
Claremont Road is a outstanding rated care home based in Carrington, Nottingham and provides accommodation and services for adults with learning disabilities. At Claremont we have 12 fully-furnished bedrooms, and the building is suitable for people with physical disabilities. We're known for our activities and entertainment, and our creative team make sure there is something for all our residents to enjoy! Join us as a Support Worker and be a part of our Claremont family. There is free parking nearby!
Nuthall Road is a registered service situated in Cinderhill, Nottingham and provides services for people aged between 18 and 65 with mental health difficulties, learning difficulties and behaviours that challenge. Are you seeking this experience?
Elms Park in Ruddington is a mental health supported living accommodation consisting of 3 self-contained flats and one communal flat for 3 adults with complex Mental Health/Learning disabilities. This post is exempt under Sch 9 Pt 1 of the Equality Act 2010 and is only open to female applicants.
Second Avenue is based in Carlton and is a small project for adults with autism and learning disabilities. This post is exempt under Sch 9 Pt 1 of the Equality Act 2010 and is only open to female applicants.
Watcombe Circusis a registered care home in Carrington that provides person-centred support for men and women who have a learning disability, and other associated support needs including: mental health, dementia and challenging behaviour. We currently have Care Assistant and Support Worker roles.
Palmwood Courtis a CQC registered care home based in Highbury Vale which supports up to 12 individuals with enduring mental health conditions such as: Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizophrenia, chronic depression, Schizo-effective Disorder. The age range of our service users vary between 18 to 65 years with some users over 65 as the project offers long term placements.
You must be comfortable to support older residents due to the range of ages at the care homes. Please note that due to the needs of the individuals, there may be an element of moving and handling involved in the role; as such, you will need to be willing and able to undertake these duties. Additionally, a degree of resilience when working with challenging behaviour is required as you will be expected to diffuse situations calmly with confidence.
Requirements of the role:
The service operates seven days a week and covers various shifts over a 24 hour period. All successful candidates must be able to work on a rota basis including weekends and bank holidays. A bonus is paid for waking nights and an allowance is paid for sleep-ins. Shift patterns include: 7am - 2pm, 2pm-10pm, waking nights 10pm- 7.15am, Sleep ins 10pm-7am, 9am - 5pm, 8am-4pm, 10am - 4pm. Shift patterns can vary as they are based on the needs of the people we support but we will aim to provide the rotas as early as possible so you can plan around your personal lives.
Looking forward to receiving your application!
As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace.
Please note: All successful candidates will be required to take a numerical and literacy test prior to the interview.