We Are St Helens Borough Council
Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.
Making A Difference as A Intermediate Care Support Worker in Contact Cares – Brookfield Centre
St Helens Borough Council, Torus and St Helens CCG are working in partnership to expand our short term transitional accommodation provision at Brookfield Centre, for vulnerable adults who are in need of short term reablement support or at risk of hospital admission, due to health or care crisis.
With a range of community therapy, community nursing, frailty, housing and social care services, our experienced multi-disciplinary community based team work closely with our clients to promote independent living and support and plan their return back into the community.
If you are caring, responsible and good with people, we have a number of opportunities, for you to join our team as an Intermediate Care Support Worker, to promote and support the rehabilitation provision from Brookfield Support Centre.
You will work with our clients to implement rehabilitation and care programmes, which have been developed by our multi-disciplinary team to encourage independence and self-management.
You will have experience of caring for older people and be able to provide support with personal care, emotional and social needs in a kind, caring, trustworthy and respectful manner that preserves dignity and self-respect at all times.
You will have some knowledge of client handling and safeguarding of vulnerable adults, though training will be given, and be able to clearly and confidently communicate with clients.
This role will require you to have a flexible approach to covering shifts including evenings, weekends and bank holidays for which an additional allowance is payable. Your hours of duty will be between 7.30 am and 10.00 pm.
Please click attached link for a brief tour of Brookfield Support Centre https://youtu.be/EdLZlOPjqNU
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Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.
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All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan
Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.