Care and Support Worker

Job Reference: 003622

Location: HollyHurst

Closing Date: 31/05/2019

Salary: £8.21 Per Hour

Employment Type: Permanent

Hours Per week: 40

Choose a career that inspires people. 


Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you’ll be making a real difference to patients and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.


As part of our vibrant culture you’ll build lasting professional relationships that will take you further, whatever your career goals.

Hollyhurst is a Residential Care Home with Nursing for adults with learning disabilities

Based in Darlington, County Durham, Hollyhurst supports adults who are living with a learning disability and complex needs. The team can also support those with complex behaviours, as well as those who have associated mental or physical health needs.


In this role you’ll:

• Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our patients

• Work in the hospital area, providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support

• Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in

• Assist patients with their medical and welfare needs and report as required

• Safeguard patients

• Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way.


We're looking for people who have:

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player

• The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents

• A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives

• A full driving licence*.


In return we’ll offer you:


• Opportunity for overtime

• Employee Discount Scheme

• DBS paid

• Regular coaching and support

• Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme

• Free meals on duty.


Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


Do you want a career that inspires people? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.