Senior Care & Support Worker (Older People)

Posted 31/05/2024 by Trust Housing Association Limited

Loanhead, Midlothian, United Kingdom
£14 - £14.25/hour

Trust Housing Association has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Care & Support Worker (Older People) to join our team based at 2 Hawthorn Gardens, Loanhead. You will join on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment as our Senior Care & Support Worker (Older People), we will offer you:

  • £14 - £14.25 per hour
  • 30 hours per week, working over a 2-week rota
  • Access to paid training and vocational qualification
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Paid PVG check
  • Paid Professional Membership, including SSSC

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.

What we’re looking for in our Senior Care & Support Worker (Older People):

Here at Trust we are dedicated to making a real difference in caring and supporting people in their everyday lives. As a Senior Care and Support Worker your duties would involve supporting and mentoring Support staff, managing rotas, identify training needs, supervision, leading the writing of personal, care & support plans. There will also be some practical support with the tenant’s daily life including homecare support, personal care and helping to promote a positive, active and healthy lifestyle.

Here at Loanhead, we support our tenants with a variety of different care needs, some will have physical and/or learning difficulties, alcohol related illnesses & brain impaired abilities including dementia. Not only will you get a great sense of achievement but in return you can expect fantastic career progression opportunities, excellent training and working in a positive enjoyable environment.

What matters most is that you have the correct positive values and attitude.  Your working pattern would be over a 2-week rolling rota consisting of 2 days on-  3 days off - 2 days on.

Skills and Experience required to become our Senior Care & Support Worker (Older People):

You will be experienced in a care related service with excellent communication skills and supervisory experience. An SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to achieve this qualification is also required to comply with the registration/timescale requirements of the SSSC. Ideally you will have previous experience in working with older people or other vulnerable members of a community, so you will understand their needs and know how to meet these. It’ll be rewarding looking after those who rely on the support and dedication you’ll bring to this important role.

Closing Date: XXXX

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Senior Care & Support Worker (Older People) 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 Platinum accredited employer, a Leader in Diversity and a great place to work.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Trust Housing Association is a Registered Scottish Charity- SC(phone number removed)

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