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Dementia Support Worker

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Dementia Support Worker – Full and Part Time

We currently have a vacancy for either a Full or Part Time Dementia Support Worker in our nursing home, The Firs, in Codnor.

The Firs Nursing Home is located in Codnor – commutable from Heanor and Ripley. The Firs has been refurbished to an excellent standard continually meeting the needs of all their residents.

We have an outstanding reputation within the organisation and the local community, as well as achieving Investors in People. We are dedicated to our staff and residents’ ensuring a high quality of care is delivered at all times.

You need to be prepared to work flexibly across all shifts including nights.

In order to be successful in the role of a Dementia Support Worker we will require you to be able to:

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all residents, staff and visitors to the home.
  • Taking part in activities that are occurring throughout the home as and when required.
  • Show compassion towards our residents and ensure their needs are met at all times.
  • When required assist residents to external appointments.
  • Assist with personal care and at meal times as required.
  • Continually work as part of a team

The calibre of Dementia Support Worker we are looking for will have the following attributes:

  • Have a kind and caring nature putting the needs of residents at the front of your mind
  • The willingness and ability to go above and beyond for the home and residents
  • Have a positive attitude and be reliable
  • Ability to see all residents behaviour as a form of communication and be able to demonstrate empathy
  • Health and Social Care Qualification is desirable however not necessary as we provide access to training

Ashmere offer the following benefits to The Firs employees:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Week’s paid induction for all new starters
  • Ashmere pay for all new starters DBS’
  • Ongoing training throughout your employment
  • Free Uniform for all staff
  • Ashmere Dementia Training Programme
  • CarePlan and Administration of Medication Training

Is this the new challenge that you have been looking for? Then please apply now or call Carrie (HR) on 01773 571535 for further information.

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