Senior Care Worker

  • Job Reference: CVCS/BEDW/SENIOR
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Care Support
  • Website: http://www.caresupport.co.uk
  • Location: Wootton, Bedford
  • Salary: £9.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Great Benefits and Perks
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Care Worker – Bedford – Brand New Extra Care Scheme

Early and late shifts – 7am to 3pm and 2pm to 10pm + Alternate Weekends

37.5 hours per week

Pay Rate - £9.00 per hour + Great Benefits

Benefits include:

  • Wonderful place to work in a brand new Extra Care scheme
  • Care worker of the month awards
  • Fantastic career development opportunities
  • Regular team meetings and supervisions
  • Ongoing full support and excellent training
  • Free uniform
  • Regular shift patterns

Day to Day Role of Senior Care and Support Worker

  • To carry out Service User needs assessments
  • To carry out care/support planning and risk assessments
  • To organise and attend Service User reviews
  • Reviewing and updating of needs assessment, care/support plan and risk assessment documents
  • Liaise with Care Manager to ensure the correct Service User and Care worker are matched for new service users
  • Supporting staff with on-the-job training where required
  • To attend training courses as and when required
  • To attend casework meetings with customers and Social Services Support all customers living at the scheme
  • Undertake all administrative work required
  • Spot check staff and ensure high levels of quality care are being provided
  • Liaise closely with the Housing Providers staff

Requirements

  • Enthusiastic about promoting independent living
  • Reliable
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Experience of care provision
  • Ideally have a formal care qualification such as QCF/ NVQ Level 2 or 3
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skills in assessment and care planning
  • The ability to cope with change and ability to cope with pressure
  • An understanding of quality control procedures
  • Good attitude and aptitude
  • Cheerful and considerate
  • Caring
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to undergo training and supervision

This is a brand new scheme and a new team to add to Care Supports already established presence in Bedford. You will benefit from an experienced management team and local training which contributes, with our great care staff to an excellent service for our customers.

If you think you have the commitment, reliability and passion to join us in this exciting opportunity please apply online and we will get in touch with you ASAP.