Care and Support Worker - Extra Care Scheme

Midland Heart
Willenhall, Wolverhampton
£15,454 per annum (Full Time Equivalent)
18 Apr 2017
30 Apr 2017
Contract Type

We are now looking to appoint a reliable and flexible Care and Support Worker to cover days with flexibility to cover nights if needed.

Title: Care and Support Worker
Job Ref: 2771
Location: Oakwood Lodge, Willenhall, Wolverhampton
£15,454 per annum (Full Time Equivalent)
Hours: Various part time hours
Contract Type: Permanent

At Midland Heart we believe that every customer should be able to live in an environment they can afford, where they feel safe, are empowered, can shape services and in which where appropriate their care and support needs are met. Oakwood Lodge is an extra care scheme based in Willenhall, Wolverhampton providing independent living to our customers.

As a Care and Support Worker you will provide care and support to include self-care, domestic duties, activity planning and involvement, updating care and support plans and providing an active support to our customers. There is 2 x 14 hour posts available and 1 x 17.5 hour post available.

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
  • Are able to offer close personal care, for example assistance to support bathing
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

If you believe you have what we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

In return we offer:

  • 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
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular tailored training & personal development plans

Closing Date: 30th April 
Interviews will take place on the 10th May


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.