Job Role: Senior Care and Support Worker
Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Pay Rate: £10.47 per hour
Location: St Mary’s, Roehampton, SW15
Do you want to work for a home passionate about making a difference? Or, maybe it’s our ‘making it happen’ ethos that caught your eye?
Why Frances Taylor Foundation?
Everyone has their own reason for choosing the Frances Taylor Foundation. It could be the difference we make to the lives of those living with Learning Disabilities. It could be, that we are a diverse, modern, and dynamic provider of social care support, although rooted in the long history of an international Catholic Congregation. Or, it could be, that we hold the Silver Award in Investors in People as a result of our continuous support, training and improvement into our workforce. Whatever your reason for choosing the Frances Taylor Foundation, we know you’ll love working with us!
“Seeing people laugh and smile because of something you’ve done is a brilliant feeling – knowing you’ve made a real difference to someone’s life” – current employee
We offer our employees a wide range of benefits from:
· 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
· Comprehensive Company Sick Pay scheme
· Training and Development
· Peoples Pension
· Free beverages whilst on duty
· Employee Assistance Programme
About the role:
Being a Senior Care and Support Worker, you will:
Work with the Team Leader and any other Senior Care and Support Worker(s) in promoting high standards of practice conductive to meeting the social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the people living in the home. To supervise, and oversee the work of, part of the team of Care and Support Workers, reporting any staff management issues to the Team Leader. In addition to providing hands on support.
About the service:
St. Joseph’s Home is passionate about supporting people with profound and multiple learning disabilities who also have complex health care needs.
Our aim is that St. Joseph's Home becomes a real home where the people we support are loved, cared for, and supported to live a life that is full of happiness, with their needs understood & supported - where people feel safe, secure and valued.
To be considered for the role of Senior Care and Support Worker, we will expect you to have previously worked within a similar environment, and that you ideally hold your NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care.
What we also ask for, is that you share our vision that everyone should live life to the full, with their dignity respected, their independence supported, and uniqueness valued.
We celebrate difference, and we work for, and employ, people of any, or no faith. If you’re ready to start your career with the Frances Taylor Foundation, apply now!
Frances Taylor Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.