Care & Support Worker - Older Persons Services
We now have a fantastic opportunity for Care and Support Workers to join our Retirement Living scheme in Lime Gardens, Dudley.
Title: Care & Support Worker
Job ref: 2758
Location: Lime Gardens, Cradley
Salary: £7.62 per hour
Hours: 0 Hours per Week (Rota Basis)
Contract Type: Casual
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.
The organisation may from time to time require you to work at other locations within the Dudley area.
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: 23 April 2017
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. There you can download the role profile and complete the application form.
All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service check and costs will be met by Midland Heart.
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
Please do read the role profile before you begin your application. CVs will not be considered, so please complete the application form in full.
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.