Senior Carer - Fairlawn - Ferndown

Recruiter
Care South
Location
Ferndown
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for a caring Senior Carer to join us at Fairlawn, our friendly residential and dementia care home in the centre of Ferndown24.5 hours per week£9 per hour (after completion of probationary period)This is a superb opportunity to develop your career in the care industry with a forwarding thinking care provider in our friendly home in Ferndown. We offer first class training, career progression, and the continual development of our staff. Under the supervision of the home's management team, you will be part of a team responsible for providing sensitive and appropriate care for residents according to individual needs and in line with agreed care plans. You will also be responsible for directly overseeing carers (including agency staff) and the day to day care practice in line with high standards of care provision. Please note this role will involve covering early (7am to 2.30pm) and late (2.15pm to 9.45pm) shifts, alternate weekends, and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements). Fairlawn is a friendly purpose built residential care home which provides a great working environment with a friendly and supportive and team. For more details on Fairlawn please go to: http://www.care-south.co.uk/homes/fairlawn/ We will also welcome applications from those seeking as-and-when hours on our staff bank. What we're looking for:-Good communication skills and the ability to successfully work as part of a teamExperience of supervising staffA sensitive caring approach to caring for vulnerable adultsExperience of supporting and mentoring care staffYou will be qualified to NVQ 2 or Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care. A level 3 qualification is desirable for this role but not essential. If you are not already qualified to this level you will be willing to undertake it.In return we offer:-Excellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and developmentPension SchemeLife Assurance SchemeCare South Savers: a staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discountsCycle to Work schemeChild Care VouchersDBS check paid by usUniform providedCare South Stars Annual Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teamsFor an informal discussion please contact Karen Curtis or Suzanne Kaye on 01202 877277. About Care South 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 h

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