Senior Carer

  • Job Reference: 51603590-2
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Constance Care
  • Location: Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
  • Salary: £9.45 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

Senior Home Carer required to work throughout Kilmarnock paying £9.45 per hour, must be an experienced Home Carer/Social Carer ideally with an SVQ3 (or willingness to work towards this), minimum SVQ2 preferred.

Due to service growth, Constance Care have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Home Carer. If you have experience and thrive off of helping vulnerable people in your local community to live independently within their own homes then this could be the job for you.

Why work for us? In return for your hard work and commitment we offer…

  • Competitive pay rates
  • A truly rewarding career within an organisation who value their dedicated care staff.
  • Flexible working shift patterns.
  • Full free Induction Training.
  • Shadow Training with experienced Care Worker
  • Paid In-house Training once in employment.
  • Free Uniform & supplies
  • Employee Benefit Packages () which include, discounts/savings at high street stores & supermarkets, holiday savings and health & wellbeing offers/savings.
  • Refer a Friend Incentives - Earn £200 for every friend successfully appointed*
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid SVQ Training*
  • Potential of earning our Annual - Christmas loyalty bonus*

These position is Full time and requires flexibility in the appointed persons working approach, you will be expected to work a mix of dayshifts, backshifts, splits-shifts, plus alternate weekend working. On call commitment at least once per month (additional payment given for on call). ***Driving Licence and access to a vehicle essential***

Who we support…

Our clients are predominantly frail Elderly, people with Dementia and Adults with life limiting conditions, mental health conditions or physical/learning disabilities.

What our Senior Home Carers do…

The main purpose of this role is to support, review and monitor our Home Carers who enable and empower our clients to live independently in their own homes. As a Senior Home Carer you will be expected champion our Care Services by conducting planned and unplanned spot checks, monitor policy, process and paperwork compliance levels, shadow train new recruits and work closely with our Service Users and their families to collate and update personal care plans. Another important part of this job is working alongside the Care Manager and Coordinators to identify any staff training needs and work together to ensure concerns or additional requests for support by our staff, clients or their families are met and the high standards of care which we are proud to promote are provided at all times.

Our standards…

We are proud of the high standards of care we provide and our grades with the Care Inspectorate. Staff and client feedback reflect this. Each service we provide is "Person Centred" and tailored to the individual's needs. With our training and support, our Home Carers must carry out their work in a safe and professional way, adhering to the specific instructions given internally following the policies and procedures of Constance Care, SSSC Codes of Practice, National Care Standards & Care Inspectorate guidelines - carrying out the post in a manner that offers our clients choice, dignity and privacy whilst being respectful at all times.

Whilst we value your application, due to the high volume of interest in our opportunities, only applicants that meet the basic criteria of the role requirements will be considered.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities & Disability Confident employer. All posts are subject to Disclosure Scotland PVG vetting