Care & Support Worker

Ref:
SYS-3181
Closing date
22/10/2017
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Job Type - Jobs in Care & Support

Contract Type - Part Time

Location - Pine Court & Oakwood Lodge

Salary - 15,454 per annum (full time equivalent)

Hours - 14 & 18 and 25 hour posts


We are now looking to appoint a reliable and flexible Care and Support Worker(s) to cover days with flexibility to cover nights if needed. At our Retirement living schemes in Wolverhampton Pine Court and Oakwood Lodge

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 currently have 14 and 25 hours at Pine Court and 18 hours at Oakwood Lodge. In your covering letter, please state which scheme you have a preference for.

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. Pine Court is a Retirement Living scheme based in Wolverhampton providing independent living to our customers.  

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.
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