Female Support Workers- Telford

Bethpage have a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a new challenge working in a person-centred organisation.

We are looking for someone who shares in Bethphage’s values, is caring, proactive and enthusiastic with the ability to communicate effectively to support an elderly lady to live independently in her own home.

You will be providing a range of support including personal care, cooking and supporting other household tasks and daily activities.

You will need to be a calm, caring, supportive person and a good listener to enable you to provide support to maximise independence and well-being. You will have a ‘can do’ attitude and be ‘Person-centred’ You will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to adapt to the needs of the person you will be supporting and the organisation.

You will be expected to work a flexible shift pattern to meet the needs of the service and be willing to do sleep-in’s on a rotational basis.

Due to the needs of this service, this vacancy is for females only and applicants must hold a full UK driving licence and have a car available for use with business insurance.

Primary Duties

  • Encouraging and supporting people who use services to express their views and needs, enabling them to participate in joint decision-making.
  • Ensuring that required documentation and records are completed accurately and promptly and kept securely, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • Actively supporting relationships with family and friends whilst being aware of the risk that sometimes arises in close or intimate relationships.
  • Ensuring that the person is involved as much as possible in deciding how to spend their time and the nature of their support, across the whole range of activities.

*Some of our roles requires males, females, race and age specific employees only. Where this is indicated, this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the  Equality Act 2000 

Full Time

From £9.00 per hour

 

About our organisation

Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provides support to adults with learning and physical Disabilities in Shropshire and the West Midlands.
Everything we do is individually designed to enable people to achieve their potential and meet their objectives and need for support. The people that we support may live in their own home, a home that is shared with other people, their family home or a shared care home.
It is the aim of Bethphage to provide outstanding care and support throughout the organisation so it essential that you will be dedicated to providing the highest levels of care that you can.

You will be required to create a team that champions excellent support by actively coaching and modelling respectful positive approaches to achieve the greatest possible independence and quality of life for the people we support, based on an understanding of what is important to and for them.

Essential Requirements

  • Driver
  • Own vehicle

Desirable qualifications

  • Level two qualification in Health and Social Care

A full detailed job description can be obtained by contacting our HR team on 01743 272880

Benefits of Working for us

  • Competitive pay
  • Simply Health Cash Plan
  • Long service rewards
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • Recruitment awards
  • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
  • Paid training

During this period of social isolation, we aim to conduct telephone interviews with all candidates – date to be confirmed. 

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Adult with disabilities on outdoor activity with Bethphage

“Staff were keen to try new things to enhance the quality of people’s lives. We found the culture of the home to be open, positive and inclusive.”

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Head Office

8 Longbow Close
Harlescott Lane
Shrewsbury
SY1 3GZ

Tel: 01743 272880

North Shropshire Area Office

The Hollies
Chester Road
Whitchurch
SY13 1LZ

Tel: 01948 804901

West Midlands Office

The Hub
17 Lichfield Street
Walsall
WS1 1TU

Tel: 01922 660813

Telford Area Office

Park Lane Centre
Woodside
Telford
TF7 5QZ

Tel: 01952 457382

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