• Part Time
  • Salary: £9.90 per hour

Website Guild Care

Location

Bradbury Wellbeing Centre

Salary

SP4- £9.90 per hour

Hours of Work

16 hours per week

Closing date

Shortlisted upon receipt

Proposed interview date/s (if known)

TBC

Ref

2197

Bradbury Wellbeing Centre

Our Club is a friendly and supportive weekly session for up to 15 members living with dementia.

The club offers a gentle and homely environment in which to enjoy meaningful person-centred activities. A large amount of support is offered to those attending the club, with a high staff-to-member ratio of one to three.

Whilst we provide these sessions, club members’ unpaid carers can have time to themselves, safe in the knowledge that their loved ones are happy and being looked after.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity available to join our team at the Bradbury Wellbeing Centre. The role is to support the implementation of Guild Care’s vision to enable people living with dementia to live fulfilling, safe and secure lives. You will provide support and befriending to older people to improve individuals’ health and wellbeing, reduce loneliness and maximise their independence. You will in our friendly team to support a small group of older people, to participate in activities, outings, and events in a safe, stimulating and person-centred environment. You will be a positive role model for staff and an ambassador for Guild Care.

Benefits of working at Guild Care

Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933
Welcome to Guild Care bonus (for eligible roles)- Up to £1000 for Registered Nurses and up to £500 for Care and Housekeeping staff
Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend to Guild Care
Competitive salaries
20-25 days holiday
Pension scheme
Sick pay
Flexible shift patterns
Free DBS check
Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway
Supportive colleagues
Job satisfaction
Local offers for Guild Care staff
Being part of a values- led organisation
Job description

Job Requirements

Essential

Proven experience and a passion for supporting people living with dementia to live life to the full
Good understanding of the needs of people with dementia
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including an ability to talk to a range of different people, including people who use our service, relatives, staff, and other professionals
Works well as part of a team and also able to work alone
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work flexibly including occasional evenings and/or weekends
Satisfactory DBS check
Desirable

Experience of enabling people to engage in a wide range of activities within a day service setting and the local community
Knowledge of other organisations locally and nationally, who can offer support to people living with dementia and their carers
Experience of working within the care and/or voluntary sector
Experience of working in a day service setting
Experience of working with carers
Understanding of safeguarding
Ability to provide direct care to customers in an emergency
Ability to drive a minibus
Ability to administer medication (training will be provided)
Relevant professional Qualification (EG NVQ, QCF)
Guild Care Values

BELIEF Values

Brave

Courageous
Passionate
Empowered
Engaging

Straightforward
Authentic
Present
Loving

Genuine
Caring
Interested
Integrity

Respectful
Accountable
Trustworthy
Everyone matters

Considerate
Attentive
Appreciative
Free to be me

Playing to strengths
Supportive
Vulnerable
Get in touch

For further information please call our Recruitment Team on 01903 863154.

Further infomation link: www.guildcare.org

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