Overview

Salary: 19,698 (pro rata)

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role.

Hours: 1 x 28 hours per week

Workbase: Eskdale House, Longtown

Contract Details: Permanent

Are you looking for an incredibly rewarding new challenge?

We are looking to recruit a permanent Support Worker to join our well-established team at Eskdale House. We pride ourselves on delivering quality support and care to our residents, whilst maintaining an environment of safety and respect.

About us

Eskdale House, based in the centre of Longtown, is a care home for the elderly, the physically frail and for those living with Dementia, and we work hard to provide them with a secure, homely and comfortable environment. We currently have 17 residents and the ideal candidate will be someone who can make a direct and positive impact to their wellbeing.  

The Role

Being a Support Worker is an excellent step to beginning your career in Care. This is a varied, challenging and incredibly rewarding role where you will get to know our residents and support their wellbeing by providing both physical and emotional support.

As a Support Worker, you will be responsible for administering medication, ensuring all security checks are completed, dealing with emergencies and assisting our Residents with any of their needs. It is a fulfilling role, with a great deal of responsibility, and we are looking for people with good responses, the ability to adapt and who can make safe and confident decisions to support the wellbeing of our residents.

Who we are looking for:

We’re looking for people who are passionate about looking after people and supporting all our residents’ wellbeing. The ideal candidate will have an NVQ2 in Health and Care, but we are also happy to support the right people through this training.

Overall, the ideal candidate would be caring, open, considerate and sensitive to the needs of our residents.

If you are friendly, open and like working as part of a large team, we can offer you a rewarding opportunity at Eskdale House. 

Appointment to this post is subject to enhanced vetting checks.

Interview Details

Closing date: 23/10/2020

Interview date: 04/11/2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts scheme including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

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Salary: 19,698 (pro rata)

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role.

Hours: 1 x 28 hours per week

Workbase: Eskdale House, Longtown

Contract Details: Permanent

Are you looking for an incredibly rewarding new challenge?

We are looking to recruit a permanent Support Worker to join our well-established team at Eskdale House. We pride ourselves on delivering quality support and care to our residents, whilst maintaining an environment of safety and respect.

About us

Eskdale House, based in the centre of Longtown, is a care home for the elderly, the physically frail and for those living with Dementia, and we work hard to provide them with a secure, homely and comfortable environment. We currently have 17 residents and the ideal candidate will be someone who can make a direct and positive impact to their wellbeing.  

The Role

Being a Support Worker is an excellent step to beginning your career in Care. This is a varied, challenging and incredibly rewarding role where you will get to know our residents and support their wellbeing by providing both physical and emotional support.

As a Support Worker, you will be responsible for administering medication, ensuring all security checks are completed, dealing with emergencies and assisting our Residents with any of their needs. It is a fulfilling role, with a great deal of responsibility, and we are looking for people with good responses, the ability to adapt and who can make safe and confident decisions to support the wellbeing of our residents.

Who we are looking for:

We’re looking for people who are passionate about looking after people and supporting all our residents’ wellbeing. The ideal candidate will have an NVQ2 in Health and Care, but we are also happy to support the right people through this training.

Overall, the ideal candidate would be caring, open, considerate and sensitive to the needs of our residents.

If you are friendly, open and like working as part of a large team, we can offer you a rewarding opportunity at Eskdale House. 

Appointment to this post is subject to enhanced vetting checks.

Interview Details

Closing date: 23/10/2020

Interview date: 04/11/2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts scheme including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

‘Like’ Cumbria County Council Jobs on facebook to keep up to date with the latest job searching tips, news and opportunities.

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Click here for Role Profile