Location

Caer Gwent, Worthing

Salary

£10.60-£12.65 per hour depending on shifts worked

Hours of Work

Senior Care Assistant Hours

Wk1- Wednesday 2-8 pm

Wk2- Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 2-8pm

Care Supervisor hours available to form a full-time position which equates to 36 hours per week.

Closing date

Applications will be shortlisted upon receipt

Ref

2217

 

About Caer Gwent

Caer Gwent combines superb residential living with 24-hour expert nursing care, supporting individuals with complex health conditions, particularly focusing on palliative (i.e. end of life) support.

Our home has a high staff-to-resident ratio, with a versatile team built around residents’ needs. As well providing around-the-clock nursing care, we have dedicated Health & Wellbeing Coordinators who deliver regular and stimulating activities catered to individuals’ interests.

 

The role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Care Assistant/Care Supervisor to join the team at Caer Gwent. You will be responsible for managing the shift and deploying Care Assistants based on residents' needs across assigned areas. By developing and implementing Care Plans, as well as by sharing your personal examples of good care, you will encourage the highest standard of care within the care team.

You will need previous experience of supervising others and the ability to keep Medication competency up to date. A commitment to continuing professional development is also a requirement for this position. The role comprises of part-time Senior Care hours and Care Supervisor hours.

Why work for Guild Care? Our benefits, your career and who we are….

Career Pathway

At Guild Care, we are passionate about career progression for all our employees, we have developed clear learning pathways for all our job roles at Guild Care. We take everyone’s career goals seriously, whether you want to be an amazing Care Assistant or our next Director of Care. We’re proud that the average length of service for our care home senior management team is 17 year- many of whom started as Care Assistants and followed our career pathways.

 

Our Amazing Benefits at Guild Care…..

  • Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933
  • Welcome to Guild Care bonus (for eligible roles)- Up to £1000 for Registered Nurses and up to £1000 for Care, Home Care and Day Services Support Staff
  • Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend to Guild Care
  • Buddy Incentive- you could receive up to £125 to support our new recruits in role, promoting a supportive and friendly environment for our newcomers (Care Services only)
  • Competitive salaries
  • 20-25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Free DBS check
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway
  • Supportive colleagues
  • Job satisfaction
  • Local offers for Guild Care staff
  • Being part of a values- led organisation

Job description

 

Essential

  •  Experience of supervising others
  • The post holder must be able to provide a satisfactory DBS check
  • The ability to keep Medication competency up to date
  •   Committed to continuous professional development

Desirable

  •  Health and Safety qualification
  • Qualification in care QCF (NVQ Level 3) or be willing to work towards
  • First Aid in the Workplace qualification
  • Previous experience in Dementia Care/demonstrates awareness in Dementia

How to apply

Please complete the short online application and email your current CV to [email protected] or call the Recruitment Team on 01903 863154.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy upon successful selection of candidates, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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