Senior Care Assistant

Posted 04 February 2021

Senior Home Carer required to work throughout South Lanarkshire paying £10.30 per hour Guaranteed Hours Contract, must be an experienced Home Carer/Social Carer ideally with an SVQ3 (or willingness to work towards this), minimum SVQ2 preferred.

Constance Care have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Home Carer. If you have experience and thrive off of helping vulnerable people in your local community to live independently within their own homes then this could be the job for you.

This position is Guaranteed Hours 20 per week with an option to pick up additional hours if required and requires flexibility in the appointed persons working approach; you will be required to work a mix of dayshifts, backshifts, splits-shifts, plus weekend working.

***Driving Licence and access to a vehicle essential***

What our Senior Home Carers do…

The main purpose of this role is to support the office function, by reviewing and monitoring our Home Carers who enable and empower our clients to live independently in their own homes. As a Senior Home Carer, you will be expected to champion our Care Services by conducting planned and unplanned spot checks, monitor policy, process and paperwork compliance levels, shadow train new recruits and work closely with our Service Users and their families to collate and update personal care plans.

Another important part of this job is working alongside the Care Manager and Coordinators to identify any staff training needs and work together to ensure concerns or additional requests for support by our staff, clients or their families are met and the high standards of care which we are proud to promote are provided at all times.  

Whilst we envision most of your working hours will be during office hours, our Senior Carers will be responsible for on call commitment contractually 1 weekend out of 4 and delivering hands on care in the community to cover any staff holidays, sickness and business growth within the service, which will be paid at an additional rate where applicable.

Who we support…

Our clients are predominantly frail Elderly, people with Dementia and Adults with life limiting conditions, mental health conditions or physical/learning disabilities.

Why work for us? In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer…

  • Competitive pay rates
  • A truly rewarding career within an organisation who value their dedicated care staff.
  • Flexible working shift patterns.
  • Full free Induction Training.
  • Shadow Training with experienced Care Worker
  • Paid In-house Training once in employment.
  • Free Uniform & supplies
  • Employee Benefit Packages, which include, discounts/savings at high street stores & supermarkets, holiday savings and health & wellbeing offers/savings.
  • Refer a Friend Incentives – Earn £200 for every friend successfully appointed*
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid SVQ Training*

Whilst we value your application, due to the high volume of interest in our opportunities, only applicants that meet the basic criteria of the role requirements will be considered.

To apply, please submit application now or call Lauren on 0141 847 4535. *** Due to travel between clients driving licence and access to a vehicle essential*** 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities & Disability Confident employer. All posts are subject to Disclosure Scotland PVG vetting

*terms and conditions apply / Gender specific requirements are permitted under schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

Contact information

Christine McGill

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