Support Worker

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

Job Description

Support Worker / Carer - Hayward Care Centre, Devizes
36 hours per week 08:00-20:00 
£9.70 per hour
Our Carers make a real difference to our residents every day; whether it’s helping them with their daily routines or personal care, providing companionship or joining in with the vast array of fun activities that take place in our homes, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring they are leading happy and fulfilled lives. You’ll also carry out light household duties to ensure that the household and resident’s rooms are kept clean and tidy, involving them where it’s appropriate to do so. You’ll understand that some days might be challenging, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our residents.
In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who live and work in our homes.
Ideally with, or willing to work towards, a Diploma/NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent), you’ll have a passion to work in elderly care and a commitment to providing high quality care standards for older people.
You’ll be a positive role model, with excellent communication skills and a natural ability to get along with others. You’ll be keen to learn and will want to excel at your job at all times, so we’ll provide all the support you need to start your career with us - all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment.
The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. 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).
 Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Higher rates of pay at weekends
  • A workplace pension
  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more
If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Support Worker within our care homes, then you could be next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today.
OSJCT provide full PPE for all our services, along with clear protocols for its use, alongside weekly PCR tests and daily Lateral Flow tests. We are also following the government’s guidelines around our colleagues working in only one care home to limit the spread of infection from one healthcare workplace to another as well as ensuring all our employees have both doses of the COVID vaccine.