Care and Support Worker – Retirement Living Scheme

Recruiter
Midland Heart
Location
Dudley
Salary
£8,322 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Full Time
We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Care and Support Worker to join our Retirement Living scheme in Lime Gardens, Dudley.

Title: Care & Support Worker
Location: Lime Gardens, Dudley
Salary: £8,322 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 21 Hours per Week (Rota Basis)

You will be working within our Older Persons Services, offering person centred care and support to customers based on their individual risk and needs assessment and care and support plan, both devised with the customer to promote choice, independence and empower them to live a fulfilled and active life. You will be responsible for assisting customers with medication and liaising with other professionals to support the customer’s health and wellbeing. You will also be participating in the schemes activity planner, providing a range of social activities to our customers. 

We are looking for people who:


Have a passion and enthusiasm for delivering quality services to vulnerable people.
Are able to demonstrate empathy whilst enabling people to maximise their independence
Able to offer close personal care, for example assistance to support bathing


If you are supportive, dedicated, customer focused and want to make a difference in your local community, then we would love to hear from you. 

In return we offer:


Free Disclosure and Barring Service check
A competitive salary which is regularly reviewed and benchmarked with the market
25 days holidays plus bank holidays rising to 30 days after qualifying period
Company pension
Childcare vouchers
Shopping & leisure discounts
Regular tailored training & personal development plans


Closing Date: 13th August 2017

We reserve the right to close this advert before the advertised date if deemed necessary.

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to our website. 

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, for example large print, more information can be found on our website

Midland Heart aspires to be a digital organisation that minimises its impact on the environment. Wherever possible, we will conduct transactions digitally rather than by paper and ask that current and future employees share this commitment. Where required, we will support colleagues to be digitally enabled.

No agencies please.