Senior Care Worker (2 Posts)
Derbyshire County Council
Castle Court Home for Older People, Swadlincote, GB
6d ago

The successful applicants will work alongside care staff and provide leadership and mentoring support to them whilst delivering all aspects of personal care.

You will be responsible for allocating day to day tasks within the care team, administering medication and personal service planning with an emphasis on person centred care, under the direction of the Unit and Deputy Unit Managers.

You will be required to promote good practice and deliver high quality care and support to residents with a range of care and support needs.

Excellent communication skills both written and oral are required to promote teamwork and deliver quality handovers for each shift.

You will be the senior person on duty for intervals during the working day and will be required to offer support and guidance appropriate to the grade.

Full training will be provided appropriate to the level of the post.

We are looking to recruit an individual to work two shifts covering a mixture of early, and late shifts.

The job will include unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Please note that if you already work in another health and social care setting (e.g. another care home, home care provider or hospital ward) and intend to remain in that job, we will be unable to offer you a post with us at the moment.

This is due to Public Health England guidance that advises care staff should not move between facilities due to the risk of transferring coronavirus.

Due to this post having access to children and / or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply.

Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

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