Support Worker - Ings Grove House

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Kirklees
Adults & Health
Adults Social Care Operation
4 x 28 hour posts
4
Ings Grove House, Doctor Lane, Mirfield WF14 8DP
Temporary
Fixed Term appointment until 31st December 2023
Grade 5
£11.97 per hour including 7-day Rota Enhancement
+ 7% enhancement for working over a 7 day rota

Do you want a job with a high level of satisfaction? Are you a caring person? Do you enjoy making people happy and feel safe? Then we have the perfect role for you!

 

The Home and Its Staff:

Ings Grove House is a modern, 40 bed Care facility located in the village of Mirfield. The home works in partnership with Locala Health Care to support the residents of Kirklees who have been discharged from hospital and require short term rehabilitation care.

Ings Grove House has 4 suites where residents stay (Bluebell, Willow, Blossom and Lavender), all decorated to feel like a home from home, including items such as framed paintings that one of our talented past residents painted specially for us. With fantastic spotless facilities such as lounge areas and dining rooms, a rehab kitchen, a gym, and an onsite GP, our residents feedback tell us that they feel safe, secure, and supported as individuals.

Our staff are skilled and compassionate when supporting residents with their journey back to independence. Our person-centred care plans and rehabilitation program promotes dignity and choice, to optimise their life skills prior to their planned discharge. In the meantime, our team work hard to ensure the residents remain at the centre of all that we do, often going the extra mile to make our residents stay with us as comfortable as possible, providing person centred activities and celebrating special occasions and birthdays.


Testimonial from one of our team:

One of the team members at Ings Grove says, ‘It’s not a job but a vocation, you must love the role, we are a community, and I will be here until I retire'.

 

The Role

As a support worker, you will be working with vulnerable adults, and as part of a team ensure quality care is given to our residents and carry out duties in line with service objectives, policies, procedures, and standards. These duties involve checking on residents, helping them get ready for the day ahead, updating paperwork and maintaining residents’ records, serving residents meals, ensuring residents are happy, comfortable, and engaging, along with personal care.

 

Requirements for a support worker:

Experience of working in a relevant care setting

The possession of, or willingness to complete The Care Certificate

Literacy skills

Excellent communication skills and be able to manage expectations


What Kirklees can offer:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Ongoing training and career development
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly polices
  • Flexible working (not all roles)
  • We offer a wide range of well-being initiatives including a cycle to work scheme and discounted KAL membership

 

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: jobs@kirklees.gov.uk or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.

If you are internal and want to apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.

Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission. If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment, please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

02 January 2023, 11:55 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.