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 Support Assistant in Kershaw Day Support Centre
Two Support Assistant positions have become available at the award-winning Kershaw Day Support Centre.
First Post - 30 hours per week Monday to Friday
Second Post – 30.50 hours per week, Monday to Friday
To complement our award-winning team, we are looking to recruit a support assistant for a fantastic day service, supporting people with a range of age related and dual conditions including Dementia. Learning, Physical, and Sensory Conditions.
Kershaw Day Support Centre accommodates up to sixty people per day and is in Newton-Le-Willows.
As a support assistant, you will be expected to work across the service on a varied rota basis, offering person centred care and support to the people who attend the day centre.
Kershaw Day Support Centre is a very busy place, and you will actively involve in operational business, case file recording and management, implementing, evaluating person cantered care and support needs of the people who are referred to the centre.
The successful post holder will need to be able to respond to differing demands and prioritise tasks in conjunction with the Team Manager and Manager.
There will have contact with service users, carers and other professionals, knowledge and experience in good customer care, willingness to be flexible around the needs of our service users and motivation to work in a busy dynamic environment is essential.
• Ideally, you will have gained either NVQ level 2 or Care Certification.
• Prior experience of working with vulnerable people.
• Excellent knowledge of health and social care legislation and regulatory requirements.
• Enthusiasm, passion, and determination to achieve outstanding results and deliver the highest quality personalised care.
Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
If you are interested and looking for new challenge contact Andrew Waugh, Team Manager for an informal chat on 01744 677846 or Mobile: 07484723032
This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.
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.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
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.