Community Senior Care Worker

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£21,241 per annum plus on call pay
02 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type

Community Senior Care Worker 
£21,241 per annum plus on call pay
Full time - 37 hours per week 

Company Background
Our client is Peterborough’s leading Housing Association and largest provider of affordable housing. They are also the city’s largest provider of independent living, offering a range of services from the Lifeline emergency alarm through to community care and sheltered housing. They have ambitious plans over the next ten years and their goal is to deliver more services to the public in Peterborough which deliver positive outcomes. 

As a progressive business, they embrace equality and diversity, and aim to be an employer of choice. They look for people who are dedicated, committed, honest and really want to make a difference to their customers and their business.

The role
They require a dedicated and conscientious senior care worker to join their friendly communities’ team on a permanent basis. They’re seeking a caring and compassionate individual who enjoys interacting with seniors and assisting them with their daily living activities. 

The role of being a senior carer is an important role within working in the health & social care industry. You will lead, develop and assist a team of care workers to provide the highest standards of respect and care. Overall ensuring the dignity of the clients is maintained at all times. You will provide direct line management to a team of carers to ensure that the service that they are delivering is to the highest standard as well as being compliant with CQC regulations. This is a hands on role - you will also be delivering care and support to their service users.
About you
The ideal candidate for this role will have worked within a similar role in the past so will be able to demonstrate success within a care role with management responsibilities. You will be a confident communicator with the ability to lead and coach a team of staff. You will be comfortable working with the management team and will have a caring nature and a passion for helping people.

The working pattern for this role is 37 hours per week to work five out of seven days of the week, including Saturdays and Sundays on a rotational basis.

In return, they offer a range of benefits including:

  • Extremely competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Free uniform and DBS check
  • 28 days paid holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • All equipment including work mobile provided
  • 35p a mile for travel expenses
  • Voluntary health cashback scheme
  • £250 Refer a friend scheme