Senior Home Carer

Mears Group PLC
06 Jul 2017
04 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Mears have a number of opportunities available for Full Time Senior Care Workers to join our company in the Barnsley Area the positions a car driver essential. **

In return, we offer excellent pay rates, free uniform, guaranteed hours, extensive training, company annual fun days, child care voucher scheme, flexible working patterns and access to the Mears Advantage money saving scheme and Mears Assist employee support hotline.

Mears Care Limited is part of the Mears Group (PLC) and are one of the UKs leading providers of home care and support delivering high quality care. We have over 180 branches nationwide, provide care for over 40 000 older and disabled people with 17 000 well trained and dedicated staff.

The Senior Care Workers role will involve:

* Giving on-going support to new and existing staff
* Participating in the induction and shadowing of all new staff
* Being responsible for the required administrational duties of recording, transmission and storage of confidential information
* Ensuring the care team understands the importance of their actions
* Ensuring workers have a supply of protective clothing
* Participating in emergency cover when required
* Monitoring high standards of work performance in service users homes
* Reporting to line manager the progress of individuals, incidents and general observations daily where necessary and at team meetings
* Participating in on call duties as required by the branch to ensure a 24/7 service is provided

The successful Senior Care Worker will have:

* NVQ / QCF Level 2 or 3 training
* Certificates in Health and Safety, First Aid, Food Hygiene or Moving and Handling
* Previous experience in care
* Willingness to accept instructions
* A full driving licence, valid to drive in the UK with access to your own transport

This role would suit a Senior Care Assistant, Domiciliary Care Assistant or Carer.

Mears look for people who share our commitment to working in the community and who really want to make a positive difference to peoples lives.

Please apply online today to be considered for the role.

Mears promotes diversity and is an Equal Opportunities employer.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS/PVG disclosure, which will be paid for by Mears