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Senior Support Worker (Specialist Unit) – Preston

Full Time and Part Time Available

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About us

At Dovehaven, we are a family run care group providing quality residential and nursing care for the elderly. Working for Dovehaven Care Group is a rewarding experience, you will build relationships with those in your care and see them thrive in a caring and friendly environment.

We are looking for kind and caring Senior Support Worker to join our friendly and established team at our Dovehaven Lodge in our 30 bed specialist male only unit on Tag Lane, Ingol, Preston.

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£13.50 per hour

About the role

As the Senior Support Worker, you will be tasked with managing the care team within the Home and ensuring that care staff are adhering to CQC guidelines whilst providing exceptional levels of care to residents. You will promote and deliver high standards of care and supervise and instruct less experienced staff to enable them to fully contribute to the care provided within the Home.

Skills and Experience:

Excellent communication and written skills
Previous experience working within an elderly care setting.
Self-motivated, resilient and well-organised
Team player but able to work on your own initiative
Dependable, able to work well under pressure and flexible to meet the needs of the Home
Previous supervisory experience within a care/nursing home setting and experience of working with the elderly
An NVQ level 2 in health & social care is essential along with a dedicated passion for providing exceptional care.
In return we offer:

Career development opportunities
Excellent work environment
Monthly Pay
Paid DBS
Free on-site parking
Free uniform
5.6 weeks of paid annual leave
Pension scheme
£300 welcome bonus after qualifying period

The Benefits

  • £300.00 Welcome Bonus after a successful 3 month probation period

The Ideal Candidate

As part of our recruitment process you will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Their code of conduct can be found on the following link that you can copy and post to your web browser if you wish to read:

If you feel you have the right values for our family run Company, you will be supported by a programme of induction, training and development throughout your career with us.

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