Care & Support Worker - Older Persons Services

Smethwick, West Midlands
£14,355 rising to £15,111 per annum (FTE) after successful completion of probation period
18 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Our client's Service is an Extra Care scheme for people aged 55 and over. The scheme is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  offering person centred care and support to customers based on their individual risk and needs assessment and care and support plan. Customers have their own self-contained flat with access to communal facilities such as an onsite shop, restaurant, hairdresser and health suite.

Title: Care & Support Worker
Ref: 2584
Location: Birmingham, B66, Smethwick
Salary: £14,355 rising to £15,111 per annum (Full Time Equivalent) after successful completion of probationary period
Hours: 14 & 21 Hours (Part Time)
Contract Type: Permanent

As a Care and Support Worker, you will provide their customers with high quality care and support to maintain their independent lifestyle which will include close personal care and assisting them with their washing, bathing, dressing and hoisting where needed. You will also be responsible to prepare meals and serve meals, assisting customer with appointments and shopping assisting with social activities and generally supporting the customer where needed.

They are currently recruiting for:

  • 1 x  21 Hour post
  • 2 x 14 Hour post(s)

Building relationships is at the heart of what our client does. So it’s no surprise they’re so passionate about their people. After all, they’re just as passionate about the communities they serve.

They are committed to becoming one of the most efficient providers of affordable housing and community investment services. And while they exist to put customers first, create opportunity and inspire their residents, they also strive to create an ambitious, inclusive place to work, where they recognise that every single one of their staff makes a difference.

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.

Closing Date: 4th December 2016


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Our client aspires to be a digital organisation that minimises its impact on the environment. Wherever possible, they will conduct transactions digitally rather than by paper and ask that current and future employees share this commitment. Where required, they will support colleagues to be digitally enabled.

No agencies please.