Outreach Support Worker - Headingley Hall

Posted: 25th Jan 2018 | Deadline: 12th Feb 2018

Category: Outreach Worker | Location: Leeds | Salary: Competitive Rates

Job Title: Outreach Support Worker

Based at: Headingley Hall Care Home and Apartments

Hours of work: Various - Full and part time hours available

Pay Scale: Competitive Rates

Rota pattern: Early Shift 7.00am - 2.00pm, Late Shift 2.00pm - 9.00pm

Annual Leave Entitlement: The annual leave year runs from the 1 April to 31 March following.  The full entitlement is 5.6 weeks (inclusive of bank holidays) for a full year and pro rata for an incomplete year's service.  Annual leave is restricted for all staff over the Christmas/New Year period.

Essential and Desirable Factors: Detailed on Person Specification

Closing Date: 12 February 2018

Company Background: Refer to Westward Care Website

Westward Care are currently looking to recruit an Outreach Support Worker to join our friendly team based at Headingley Hall with both full and part time hours currently available.

In addition to a competitive salary you will also have access to our Perkbox employee benefit scheme allowing you to enjoy hundreds of free and discounted perks.

At Westward Care, we believe our staff are our greatest asset and to ensure that they deliver the high-quality care and services our clients deserve, we provide them with ongoing training and development, so they can develop new skills and create fresh ways of working to meet the changing needs of older people.  We also provide them with the support network they need in their jobs to be able to deliver excellence every day.

If you don't have the relevant experience then this isn't necessarily a problem.  We will still be happy to take on an individual new to the care industry provided you have the right values and attitude.  You must be willing to work towards QCF Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care as a minimum, which we will fully support you doing.

The ideal candidate will be organised, have the ability to work using their own initiative and be expected to deliver high quality person centred care and support, ensuring the privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment of our clients. Your key role will be to ensure that our client's personal, physical social and emotional needs are met on a daily basis, working closely with our clients to meet their individual needs and wishes.

At Westward Care, we employ over 200 people across three care homes.  The services we provide reflect the skills and professionalism of our workforce and we are always looking for employees who share our company values.  Care is at the very heart of our operation and with nursing or care job at Westward Care you will be part of a successful and award-winning team.

A career in health and social care is about making a positive difference to people's lives by contributing to their health, happiness and wellbeing.  You can gain an enormous sense of personal achievement from simply knowing that your actions are helping people.  The ethos of Westward Care is to provide excellent individualised care and support from an experienced happy team.  If you believe in older people being in control of their lives and maintaining their independence, then we would like to hear from you.

For more information or an Application Pack please contact Rebecca on 0113 331 4836 or rebecca@westwardcare.co.uk.

Please Note: If you have not heard anything from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Contact Details

  • Rebecca Van de Merwe
  • 0113 331 4836