Senior Carer - Queensmead - Christchurch

Care South
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We're looking for a Senior Carer who is as passionate about giving excellent care as we are!Full or part time hoursFull training provided with excellent support and development£9 an hour (after probationary period)As a not-for-profit charity our focus isn't on targets or sales - it's on supporting people who need help to get the best out of life by offering high quality, compassionate care. We know that it's the care that counts - not only of our care home residents and home care customers but also of our employees. We employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations across the south of England and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to how we treat each other, the way we work, and the care that we provide every day. About you You will have experience in the care of older people and the supervision of staff to help provide sensitive and appropriate care to our elderly residents according to their individual needs & care plans. You'll also lead and inspire carers, with the support of the care team leader and home managers. You will hold an NVQ or diploma level 2 qualification in social care and have experience in administering medication. A level 3 qualification is desirable but not essential, we will help you achieve this after commencement. You'll join our friendly care team at Queensmead in Christchurch, well established in the local community and conveniently located opposite Christchurch Hospital. Find out what its like to work at 'Queensmead - Home of the Year' - And for more information about Queensmead please go to: Please note this role will include covering early (7am to 2.30pm) and late (2pm to 10pm) shifts, alternate weekends, and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements). We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:Excellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and developmentCareer opportunitiesCompany Pension and Life Assurance SchemesCare South Savers: a staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discountsCycle to Work Scheme and Child Care VouchersDBS check paid by us and uniform providedCare South Stars Annual Staff Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teamsFor an informal discussion please contact Emma Cotton or Tracey Walker on 01202 485176.