Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People
Leatherhead, Surrey
£19,368.60 FTE rising to £19,915.80 FTE after 1 years' service subject to performance
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Support Worker

Nights (Neuro Rehabilitation)

37.5 hours (3 x 12.5 hour shifts)

£19,368.60 FTE rising to £19,915.80 FTE after 1 years' service subject to performance

Leatherhead KT22 0BN

We will shortly be opening our new Care and Rehabilitation service and invite you to join the team.

Support Worker - Job Purpose

Do you want to be part of our expanding team?

Are you caring? Do you enjoy helping others? Would you like to support people in their rehabilitation journey?

No previous care experience is required to fulfil this role as full training will be provided. We offer a comprehensive training calendar, career progression and an opportunity to work with fantastic people in a caring and supportive environment.

Support Worker - The Opportunity

No two days in this role are the same, one day you could be supporting someone on their journey of rehabilitation.

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team within our 48 bed, state of the art, Care and Rehabilitation Centre. The service provides residential specialist care for people with complex physical, sensory, cognitive and emotional difficulties and rehabilitation care and support to people who are on the stroke pathway or as part of their neurological rehab pathway by helping them to gain independence.

As a Support Worker you will help clients and residents with all aspects of personal care and daily living skills undertaking a vital role as a keyworker. Working to ensure residents have a stimulating and fulfilling programme of activities that meet their individual needs and working within QEF policies and procedures to provide a safe and caring environment.

Support Worker - About You

  • You are able to work night shifts during the week, at the weekend
  • You have a caring and friendly disposition
  • You are passionate about providing good person-centred quality care
  • You are an excellent communicator (speaking and writing) and can build appropriate relationships within professional boundaries
  • You are a team player but can also work independently
  • Previous experience or a level 2/3 qualification in Health and Social Care or similar is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided

Support Worker - Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 27 days after 2 years' service
  • A comprehensive induction programme
  • Extensive training and development
  • Support for Care apprenticeships
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Westfield Healthcare cash back scheme (including optical, dental and complimentary therapy treatments)
  • Westfield shopping discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Paid breaks

Support Worker – How to Apply

Click here for the Job Description and Person Specification.

This role starts at QEF Neuro Rehabilitation Service, Banstead Place, Banstead Park Road, Surrey SM7 3EE and moving to the QEF Care and Rehabilitation Centre in Leatherhead (KT22 0BN) when the service moves.

You are encouraged to apply early as this opportunity may close early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include Enhanced with adults barred list check DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).

Refreshed on: 02 August 2020
Closed date: 01 September 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker