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Senior Care Worker (Florence Shipley Centre)

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Florence Shipley Centre, Market Place, 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 to join our team here at Amber Vale Day Centre based at Florence Shipley Community Care Centre.

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. Working as part of a valued team you’ll be ensuring our clients stay happy, healthy and well by helping them with everyday tasks such as participating in groups, eating meals, taking medication and socialising.

Understanding the needs of older people, including those with dementia, is an important part of the work.

If you think you can make a positive difference to an older or disabled person’s life and would like a rewarding job with room for progression, we want to hear from you.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate their experience and skills within this field. An enthusiasm and a real desire to provide the best support possible to people accessing our day opportunities is required as is previous experience of working with people who are living with a dementia. Supporting adults who may display challenging behaviours possibly needing 1-1 or 2-2 support.

You should be a good facilitator/communicator and be adaptable to the changing needs of the service.

Working hours are flexible based on days between the hours of 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

We offer good rates of pay and a good pension, free uniform, high quality training and many other benefits including a minimum of five weeks holiday and eight Bank Holidays a year (pro-rata), and extra pay for unsocial hours.

Full training will be provided appropriate to the level of the post.  QCF Level 2 Health and Social Care is desirable.

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.