Care & Support Supervisor (Senior HCW)

January 26, 2024
£22495 - £24315
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Role: Care & Support Supervisor (Senior HCW)

Salary: £22,495 – £24,315 per annum (£12.36 – £13.36ph)

Location: Scottish Borders, Duns TD11 3FG

Job type: Permanent, 35 hours

Job Ref: ID363-1798

Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd January 2024

Are you a care worker looking to take a step into management?

Trust Housings post of Senior Care and Support Worker (Older People) offers the opportunity for you to take the first step into management and development the skills and knowledge to progress within the Social Care field. This is a 35-hour permanent role at our development at Longfield Crescent, Duns.

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

£22,495 – £24,315 per annum based on working 30 hours

2-week rolling rota, working shifts between 7am & 5.30pm

Week 1: Mon/Tues/Sat/Sun and Week 2: Wed/Thurs/Fri

Access to paid training and vocational qualifications

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 Duns, 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 4 days and 3 days.

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.

If this sounds like the perfect job for you then don’t delay, please Apply Online Now

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 23rd January 2024

For an informal chat regarding this role please contact Susan Black, Manager on

01361 353 991 or via

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. We have over 3,600 households across the length and breadth of Scotland, from the Highlands and Islands all the way down to the Borders.

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