Senior Housing Care Worker

£17479.00 to £18895.00 per year
06 Mar 2018
03 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Senior Housing Care Worker           

Salary: £17,479 - £18,895 per annum         

Location: Galashiels  

Job Type: Permanent, 35 hours

Job Ref: 0085 - 1644

Closing Date: 20th March 2018

Trust Housing Association Ltd has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Housing Care Worker to join our team working 35 hours per week between Cornmill Court & Abbotsford Court, Galashiels.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment as a Senior Housing Care Worker we will offer you:

- Guaranteed rota hours working between 7am & 10pm

- Flexible working pattern over a rolling rota including some evenings and weekends.

- Ongoing training and professional development

Trust Housing Association is a national housing, support and care provider, offering a range of accommodation and support services. Primarily serving older people in our communities we also provide housing for families and individuals. We have over 2,500 households across the length and breadth of Scotland, from the Highlands and Islands all the way down to the Borders.


To ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants we are looking to recruit a permanent Senior Housing Care Worker to make it possible for tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.  Our housing care service at Galashiels  provides housing support, personal care and meals service delivered by our dedicated staff team. You’ll be working with our tenants to ensure that they receive the support and personal care identified in individual care plans.

As one of our Senior Housing Care Workers you will be required to work 35 hours per week worked on a rota basis including some evenings and weekends. It’ll be rewarding looking after those who rely on the support and dedication you’ll bring to this important role. You must have previous experience of working with older people or other vulnerable members of a community, so you will understand their needs and know how to meet these. Ideally, you will have an appropriate qualification in Health and Social Care or be willing to commit to achieve this qualification in order to comply with the registration/timescale requirements of the SSSC.

Trust requires all external applicants to complete an Application Form. This gives us the information on candidates in a consistent way which helps standardise the shortlisting and interview processes.

Application can be emailed as an attachment or posted to: Jobs, Trust Housing Association Ltd no later than 12 noon on the closing date stated.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Senior Housing Care Worker and you’d like to work with a prestigious and well established company working in a person-centred culture that puts people at the heart of all we do, then we’d like to hear from you.

Trust is an Investor in People Gold accredited employer, a Leader in Diversity and a great place to work.

Trust Housing Association is a Registered Scottish Charity- SC009086