• Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Hourly Rate: £10.48

Website St Monica Trust

With experience of working with older people and people living with dementia, our Senior Support Workers understand the complex needs of our residents and will enjoy acting as a role model to our teams of Support Workers in everything they do.

As well as attending to personal care, helping residents get dressed, wash and receive their prescribed medication as instructed by medical professionals, you’ll contribute to their well-being by ensuring a homely, safe and positive environment in which to live.  As a senior you’ll be expected to run a shift under the direction of the Deputy/Care Home Manager or Lead Nurse.  You’ll allocate work and duties and provide day to day supervision promoting best practice and compliance at all times.

Part time 30 hours per week or, full time 37.5 hours per week. Working mixture of early and late shifts including alternate weekends.

You can find more details about the role and the person we are looking for, through the role profile, which is available on our website.

Job Reference – REQ2397

Qualifications:

With your experience of working with older people and people living with dementia alongside a recognised qualification in care (minimum level 2 diploma/NVQ), you’ll understand the complex needs of our residents and will enjoy acting as a role model to our teams of Support Workers in everything you do. 

Provider Details:

The St Monica Trust has built a long-standing reputation for providing high quality care and support within our retirement villages and care homes.

About you:

The role requires a strong team player, supervisory skills and someone who can think quickly on their feet and trouble shoot problems and issues throughout the day. Diplomacy and sensitivity are key. You’ll know when to refer issues to your line manager but you’ll also be able to spot potential problems and trouble-shoot throughout the shift. You’ll be used to putting others’ first, building relationships of trust and resolving issues with residents’ well-being and safety as a priority. You understand the challenges of the role but for you, they are outweighed by knowing that you’ll enrich the quality of people’s lives.

New Starter Benefits:
Free uniform
Paid DBS check
Paid induction

To apply for this job please visit itrent.stmonicatrust.org.uk.