Senior Carer - Beauchamp House - Taunton
We're looking for Senior Carers who are as passionate about giving excellent care as we are! Full or part time hours £9 an hour 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. For more details about Beauchamp House please see: http://www.care-south.co.uk/homes/beauchamp-house/ This role includes covering early and late shifts, alternate weekends, and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements). About you:- We're looking for a dedicated and caring individual, with previous care experience, to lead by example and supervise care staff in our brand new home. Responsible for providing excellent and sensitive personal care to our elderly residents, helping us create a happy, safe and engaging environment for them will also be a priority for you. As well as care experience, you'll need good communication skills, a kindly and caring approach, and knowledge of health and safety and manual handling procedures You 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, as long you are willing to undertake it after you start. Experience of administering medication and previous experience supervising staff are also desirable but not essential as we provide full training. 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 a friendly chat about this role please contact Sara Maynard or Amanda Cather on 01747 834020.