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Senior Care Worker (Florence Shipley Centre)

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Florence Shipley Centre, Heanor
Salary details
Grade 7 Senior Care Worker hourly rate - £12.94 - £13.93 Enhanced hourly rate for working between 7.00pm and 7.00am: £17.25 - £18.57 Salary for 37 hours or pro rata pay for hours of the post. £24,958 - £26,871
Job term
No Guaranteed Hours
Appointment type
As and when required
Closing Date
21 April 2024

We are looking to appoint a Relief Senior Care Worker up to a year to join our team here at Florence Shipley Community Care Centre in our Dementia Residential Service.

The successful applicant will work alongside care staff and provide leadership and mentoring support to them whilst delivering all aspects of personal care. You will be responsible for allocating day to day tasks within the care team, administering medication and personal service planning with an emphasis on person centred care, under the direction of the Unit and Deputy Unit Managers. You will be required to promote good practice and deliver high quality care and support to residents with a range of care and support needs.

Excellent communication skills both written and oral are required to promote teamwork and deliver quality handovers for each shift. You will be one of the senior persons on duty and will be required to offer support and guidance appropriate to the grade. Full training will be provided appropriate to the level of the post.  QCF Level 2 Health and Social Care desirable.

We are looking to recruit an individual to work two shift system of early and late shifts.

The job will include unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Informal enquiries please contact Unit Manager Paul Morris on 01629 531367.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

Young workers – Please note there are different rules for young workers in regard to working hours. Please ensure the information contained within the following ACAS link is understood before applying