Bank Care & Support Worker

Ref:
SYS-3180
Closing date
25/10/2017
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Job Type - Jobs in Care & Support

Contract Type - Casual

Location - Dudley and Surrounding Areas

Salary - 7.62 per hour

Hours - Casual


We are seeking Bank Care & Support Workers to join us at our schemes in and around the Dudley area.

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.

Schemes available are:

Lime Gardens, Benjamin Drive, Halesowen, B63 2DQ

Willowfields, Whitehouse Street, Bilston, WV14 8HF

Broad Meadow, Red Kite Drive, Dudley DY1 2LH

In your covering letter, please state which scheme you have a preference for, but please be advised you may be asked to cover shifts at any of the schemes above.

We’re looking for reliable and flexible Care and Support Worker(s) to cover days with flexibility to cover nights if needed. 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. To be successful in this role you will demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, work well as part of a team and understand the issues and requirements of older people. This role will include weekend working. 

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

Please direct to the bottom of the advert to read the role profile in full, before you apply by submitting your CV and a short covering letter max one page.

Please note applications without a covering letter will not be accepted.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, for example large print, please contact the HR department on 0845 850 1020 ext 5940

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

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.