Senior Carer - 37 hours

£23,111 rising to £23,866 on successful completion of training and probation period

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you looking for a role that will challenge you and give you the opportunity to learn new skills… if so, then look no further!!

We are currently looking for experienced, dynamic and ‘forward thinking’ individuals to come and join our management team as a Senior Carer working across our busy short stay service for Older People. You will have a good understanding of our values and be able to demonstrate how you meet these in your everyday practice, through your behaviours, approach and manner.

You will have ‘hands-on’ experience of working in a busy social care setting preferably working with older people or people with dementia and will be a confident communicator who possesses the skills to be professional and ensure excellent customer service is delivered at all times. You will be able to maintain accurate and detailed records both manually and electronically at all times and be supportive to the wider team.  

In addition, you will be required to complete tasks allocated to you including Moving & Handling risk assessments, Medication management, staff discussions/ supervisions, completing regular audits and checks, maintaining high quality and standards and more.

Working as part of the management team, you will be credible and have the skills to effectively supervise and support a busy staff team, you will be involved and lead on tasks such as staff observations/ supervisions of practice, provide advice, guidance and support and act as a first point of contact to customers and/or their families in the absence of the management team.

Satisfactory disclosure at the appropriate level under the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

For further information about the role, please read the Job Description.

What next?

Please send:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Covering letter of no more than 1 side of A4 explaining why you want to work for Persona
  3. Completed core attributes analysis for the role 
  4. Send this to workforce@personasupport.org  

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 19th December 2018 after which date we will shortlist candidates for interview.