Support Worker (Acquired Brain Injury Unit) at Ledbury

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
North West
Ledbury, Herefordshire
£7.83 to £7.95 per hour
Salary Description:
£7.83 - £7.95
Shaw Healthcare
Job Ref:

Are you the type of person who enjoys helping others and making a difference to someone’s life? If you do, then a support worker career could be for you!

Shaw healthcare are recruiting Support Workers for our Acquired Brain Injury Unit (ABI), situated in our Market Lodge, within the Ledbury Healthcare & Community Centre, in the market town of Ledbury, Herefordshire.

The ABI facility is a 10 bed unit which is nurse led to provide a rehabilitation program for service users aged 18 years old and over who have received an acquired brain injury through direct or organic trauma and require supported living. 

As a support worker you will be at the heart of our industry delivering a quality of care and support to our residents in line with our Company values of  'wellness, happiness, and kindness'.  This is to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our residents are met. You will assist service users to access and be part of the local community to pursue their own personal interests.

The skills you will need

Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual
Excellent communication and team working skills are essential along with a flexible approach
You will be confident to assist service users to access the local community and attend events
You will be compassionate and have a real genuine empathy for adults with acquired brain injuries and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve
You will be able to provide appropriate levels of care and support to ensure that personal hygiene needs are met, (washing, dressing, bathing, using the toilet);

As the role requires work with vulnerable people and delivering personal care and support, your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
Ideal candidateDo I need previous experience…?

We do not ask for any formal qualifications or experience of working in care before as full training will be provided, although having previous experience in a similar role would be desirable.

You will be at the very heart of our industry, so you are expected to be reliable, dependable and committed to make a difference to our service.

What benefits will I receive?

Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit programme, which includes:

Full paid induction programme

Paid annual leave – 28 days per year inclusive of bank holidays
Child care vouchers
Quarterly incentive scheme
Pension scheme
Excellent development and promotion opportunities
Work towards a QCF qualification
Retail discounts and vouchers
Holiday discounts
Online benefits and cashback rewards
Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
Excellent rates of pay
Free Uniform
Discounted Meals while on Shift
Employee assistance program to all contracted staff including face to face counselling

Why Shaw healthcare?

Shaw healthcare provides a high standard of health and social care in services across England, Wales and Scotland. Our high quality care and support services places the individual at the centre of all we do and is based on our core values of wellness, happiness and kindness. We are unique as a major healthcare provider in being 86% owned by employees and 14% owned by The Shaw Foundation, a grant making charity.

Contact Details:
Shaw Healthcare
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Ledbury Healthnh

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