enior Care & Support Worker (Older People)

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Job Description

Role: Senior Care & Support Worker (Older People)

Salary: £14 – £14.25 per hour

Location: Loanhead EH20 9EE

Job type: Permanent, 30 hours

Job Ref: ID421- 1170

Closing Date: Friday 14th June 2024

Trust Housing has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Care and Support Worker (Older People) to join our team based at 2 Hawthorn Gardens, Loanhead.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment we will offer you: –

· £14 – £14.25 per hour

· 30 hours per week, working over a 2-week rota

· Access to paid training and vocational qualification

· Generous holiday entitlement

· Paid PVG check

· Paid Professional Membership, including SSSC

What we’re looking for in our Senior Care & Support Worker:

Here at Trust we are dedicated to making a real difference in caring and supporting people in their everyday lives. As a Senior Care and Support Worker your duties would involve supporting and mentoring Support staff, managing rotas, identify training needs, supervision, leading the writing of personal, care & support plans. There will also be some practical support with the tenant’s daily life including homecare support, personal care and helping to promote a positive, active and healthy lifestyle.

Here at Loanhead, we support our tenants with a variety of different care needs, some will have physical and/or learning difficulties, alcohol related illnesses & brain impaired abilities including dementia. Not only will you get a great sense of achievement but in return you can expect fantastic career progression opportunities, excellent training and working in a positive enjoyable environment.

What matters most is that you have the correct positive values and attitude. Your working pattern would be over a 2-week rolling rota consisting of 2 days on- 3 days off – 2 days on.

Care & Support Skills and Experience:

You will be experienced in a care related service with excellent communication skills and supervisory experience. An SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to achieve this qualification is also required to comply with the registration/timescale requirements of the SSSC. Ideally you will have previous experience in working with older people or other vulnerable members of a community, so you will understand their needs and know how to meet these. It’ll be rewarding looking after those who rely on the support and dedication you’ll bring to this important role.

To Apply:

Complete and submit out online application no later than 12 noon on the closing date stated. Please note, Trust is unable to offer visa sponsorship.

About Trust Housing:

Trust Housing Association is a national housing, support and care provider, offering a range of accommodation and support services. Primarily serving older people in our communities we also provide housing for families and individuals.

Trust is an Investor in People Platinum accredited employer, a Leader in Diversity and a great place to work.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Trust Housing Association is a Registered Scottish Charity- SC009086