Senior Care Worker

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For us, ‘care’ isn’t just about helping people get by. It’s about making people’s lives fuller, more rewarding and more worthwhile. And that includes yours. Because while you support your team looking after our residents...

For us, ‘care’ isn’t just about helping people get by. It’s about making people’s lives fuller, more rewarding and more worthwhile. And that includes yours. Because while you support your team looking after our residents we’ll support you.

You’ll provide practical support, through managing personal plans and administering medication, but you’ll also be helping us achieve the highest professional standards of social care by carrying out quality audits and key working. But this is also a role for a leader. As such, you’ll allocate work, organise rotas and be responsible for the performance management, training and development of your team. You will also be called on to step in when the Service Manager or their deputy has to step out.

But we will be here for you too, with an open door and open ears. And we won’t just listen, we’ll help you do the best job possible. There’s always training on offer, as well as opportunities for professional qualifications. So, whilst you’ll need care sector experience and a relevant SVQ level 3 to join us, you can soon look forward to adding to both. 

Whatever your path, you’ll find a role that’s rewarding in every sense. Because we’re Scotland’s largest voluntary social care charity, with more than 1,600 people working across 60 services around the country, this role could just be the start. As well as a competitive salary, you’ll earn a package including a generous pension, health benefits, paid holiday and a range of leisure discounts. 

This is a full time role, working across a 7 day week, including holidays, Saturday and Sunday Due to the location of the service, it may be an advantage to hold a driving licence. 

As we do our work in Christ’s name the job you have applied for requires you to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos.  This is an Occupational Requirement under Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010. 

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks. You will also be required to be registered with SSSC and it is your professional responsibility to ensure that you meet the standards and criteria for registration.

We have a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK. This permission is without exception granted by UK Visas and Immigrations. We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category

If you have any queries regarding this role or our recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment team on recruitment.team@crossreach.org.uk

Please note: We reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.  Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

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