Senior Care Worker – Full time

Senior Care Worker – full time role

Being a member of our close knit senior team offers the potential for a worthwhile and fulfilling career. You will be based in our Seaton office and out in the field taking responsibility for a locality of clients and care team members – for this reason you must demonstrate excellent team building skills and comprehensive care delivery knowledge. This is an exciting role which you can very much make your own.

Great rates of pay:

  • £14.00 per hour with paid travel and mileage
  • £13.00 per hour during the initial probation period
  • Generous payment of £183.00 for each week during which you are on call

The standard hours of work per week are 37.5 over 5 days, Monday to Sunday, although part-time hours in this position will be considered.

Hours will be arranged on a 2 week rolling rota. Flexibility in working hours and pattern will be required in order to respond to the changing requirements of staffing the service.

A working day will comprise of 7.5 hours as follows:

  • Early: 07.00-15.15 inclusive of a 45 min break
  • Late: 09:45 – 18:00 inclusive of a 45 min break
  • Later: 13.45-22.00 inclusive of a 45 min break

What will be your key responsibilities?

The role of a senior care worker offers an interesting and varied workload. You will

  • complete initial assessments for new service users and ensure care plans are kept up to date, meeting the holistic needs of each individual
  • carry out staff supervisions and work place observations
  • undertake quality monitoring calls to ensure customer satisfaction and a high quality service provision
  • play an active role in auditing processes, as required
  • monitor the electronic visits logs to avoid instances of ‘missed visits’ or incomplete care tasks and take action where appropriate
  • provide effective communication between the company, the care team, service users and their family/representatives, and external organisations e.g. ensuring staff and service users are always informed of changes to their work rosters / visit times / care requirements
  • follow up any complaints and incidents, no matter how minor, and to document action taken in accordance with the company policy
  • offer support and guidance to staff on a daily basis and develop good team working relationships
  • record all information received, and promptly action and resolve all issues as far as is practicable.
  • assist in covering the workload during absences of colleagues within the senior team (which may include dealing with unfamiliar workloads)
  • be a team player and undertake overtime as required to cover absenteeism within the senior team
  • assist in carrying out unallocated visit(s) to service users as a priority over all other tasks in times of need.
  • maintain factual and detailed office records

How will you be trained?

We will offer you a  full induction programme, and you will receive regular courses to keep you up to date in current practice. We will also support you to undertake bespoke courses as necessary for your development to enable progression through the company. You will be paid to attend training at your usual hourly rate and conditions linked to length of service will apply for any company funded courses/qualifications.

Are there any additional benefits (non-contractual)?

  • Free training including nationally recognised qualifications
  • Opportunities for promotion and career progression
  • Birthday gift!
  • Heavily subsidised gym classes
  • 24/7 access to mental health/wellbeing support
  • Access to hundreds of retail and online discounts to save you money every day through the ‘Blue Light Card’ scheme
  • Use of company pool car
  • Regular pay reviews

To join our senior team you must;

  • Have previous experience in delivering personal care in a care setting or to service users in their own homes
  • Have a valid driving licence and access to your own transport
  • Have business level cover for motor insurance
  • Be prepared to apply for a DBS disclosure

If you are interested in this role with us, apply below now!

We look forward to hearing from you.

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