Job Summary

Senior Carer

UK-Christchurch | £18k | Health Care

Recruiter: Care South

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Carer to join the friendly team at Queensmead - our residential care home in Christchurch

  • Full or part time hours
  • Full training provided with excellent support and development
  • £9.27 an hour

As a Senior Carer you will also supervise and inspire carers, with the support of the care team leader and home managers.

This is a chance to progress your career with an organisation that provides great support, training, and career opportunities to staff.

The role of Senior Carer will involve early and late shifts, alternate weekends and some Bank Holidays (with pay enhancements).

About Care South

As a not-for-profit charity our focus isn't on targets or sales - it's on supporting people who need help to get the best out of life by offering high quality, compassionate care. We know that it's the care that counts - not only of our care home residents and home care customers but also of our employees. We employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations across the south of England and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to how we treat each other, the way we work, and the care that we provide every day.

What we're looking for:

As a Senior Carer you will have experience in the care of older people and the supervision of staff, and be able to demonstrate leadership qualities.

As a Senior Carer you will also hold an NVQ or diploma level 2 qualification in social care and have experience in administering medication. A level 3 qualification is desirable but this can be obtained after you have started with us.

In return we offer excellent benefits including :

  • Excellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and development
  • The chance to gain nationally recognised qualifications
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • A staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discounts
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • DBS check paid by us
  • Uniform provided
  • Care South Stars Annual Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teams

For an informal discussion regarding the role of Senior Carer please contact Emma Cotton on 01202 485176.

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