We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Carer to join the friendly team at Fairlawn in Ferndown.
- Full or part time hours
- Permanent and Maternity Cover Contracts
- Full training provided with excellent support and development
- £9.27 an hour
As a Senior Carer you will also supervise and inspire carers, with the support of the care team leader and home managers.
This is a chance to progress your career with an organisation that provides great support, training, and career opportunities to staff.
The role of Senior Carer will involve early (07:00 - 14:30) and late shifts (14:15 - 21:45), alternate weekends and some Bank Holidays (with pay enhancements).
About the Home
You'll join our friendly team at Fairlawn, our purpose built and well planned home with a supportive and motivated care team. For more details on Fairlawn please go to: http://www.care-south.co.uk/homes/fairlawn/
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 how we treat each other, the way we work, and the care that we provide every day.
What we're looking for:
As a Senior Carer you will have experience in the care of older people and the supervision of staff, and be able to demonstrate leadership qualities.
As a Senior Carer you will also hold an NVQ or diploma level 2 qualification in social care and have experience in administering medication. A level 3 qualification is desirable but this can be obtained after you have started with us.
In return we offer excellent benefits including :
- Excellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and development
- The chance to gain nationally recognised qualifications
- Pension Scheme
- Life Assurance
- A staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discounts
- DBS check paid by us
- Uniform provided
- Care South Stars Annual Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teams
For a friendly chat about the position of Senior Carer, please contact Karen Curtis or Sara Freeman on 01202 877277.