Senior Support Worker

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Devizes, UK
  • 31 Dec, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Day Senior Support Worker- Hayward Care Centre, Devizes
36 hours per week - 08:00-20:00 x3 shifts 
Rate of Pay: £12.12 per hour

About Our Care Home: Hayward Care Centre, named after a local WW1 veteran, Reginald Hayward VC is located on the outskirts of the Wiltshire town of Devizes. The home offers compassionate, individualised residential, dementia and respite care for up to 80 residents.
The Role: As a Senior you play an integral part of the care team, you will be responsible for leading, managing and supporting your care team ensuring they are providing high quality of care and service to all residents at all times. You will ensuring care plans are regularly reviewed through continuous assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of residents care. You will take an active part in engaging with residents to understand their lifestyle choices at a level and pace that values the individual and respects their dignity and communication differences.
Working within the Care team you will show warmth, compassion and support to our residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.
What you get in return
As an important member of our team we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your new role. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE, daily testing and comfort in knowing all your colleagues will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19  (in line with government legislation; please do not continue with this application if you have not received all doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, clinically exempt or under 18 years of age). We can also offer benefits such as: •Company Pension Scheme •20 days annual leave, plus bank holidays •Paid breaks •Comprehensive induction •Ongoing training in care •Training in specialist areas such as dementia •Opportunity for career development •Employee Assistance Helpline •“My Reward” giving you discount on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more! 
Requirements for the Role:
-Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or Level 2 and willing to work towards Level 3)
-Minimum 12 months full-time or equivalent leading a staff team/ shifts in a residential care setting with older people.
This is a rewarding role full of moments that will make a huge difference to people’s lives. If you feel this may be for you then please apply below.
Our commitment to be sector-leading in all aspects of safety for our colleagues and residents has ensured that we always have full PPE supplies for all our services. Our early adoption of the vaccine means as a key worker you will have access to personally being vaccinated, alongside ‘instant’ tests, known as Lateral Flow Tests, for every day you work in one of our homes.