Lead Care and Support Worker (Home Care)

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Home Care
£11.00 - £12.00 per hour
Closing Date:
11pm - 06.01.21

 Job Title: Lead Care and Support Worker  

Contracted Hours: Full and Part Time Opportunities Available

Salary/Pay Rate: £11.00 - £12.00 per hour (depending on shift) + 45p per mile and additional increment for bank holidays

Location: Malvern, and surrounding areas 

Will you promote wellbeing, strive for excellence, treat people with respect, and keep everyone safe? If the answer is yes, look no further.

Why work for us?

We’re proud to say many of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years and some for more than 20. We are committed to investing in our teams, which is why we offer a great list of employee benefits specifically with you in mind:

Working for a charity that puts people at the heart of what we do

Regular hours on a part-time and flexible basis, predominantly 9am - 5pm, with flexibility to support evening and weekends

Mileage paid at 45p per mile

DBS provided and paid for

Excellent training and career development pathways

Retail discounts - save money and earn points at over 3,500 retailers

Recommend-a-friend scheme - earn £250 for each referral

Long service awards

Health cash plan and employee assistance programme

Wellbeing - our Wellbeing Pledge is a commitment to all our colleagues to uphold our values as an employer. Promoting the wellbeing of colleagues is one of our top priorities; and in a changing and challenging environment, keeping everyone safe and respecting each other’s needs to encompass physical, emotional and mental health is important.


What are the duties?

· Play a key role in ensuring the delivery of high quality and cost effective care services within given area.

· Ensure that good practice in service provision is embedded across the area.

· Responsible for monitoring, mentoring and supporting new Care and Support Workers.

· Ensure that Care and Support Workers undertake relevant learning and development activities including induction and that they translate training into practice.

· Take personal charge of key issues to ensure that quality care and support is provided.

What skills do I need?

We have a vacancy for a Lead Care & Support Worker in our Home Care Malvern Team. We are looking for a committed person who shares our passion for supporting people who are living with different kind of disabilities. Experience within a similar role is preferred but not essential.

The role is flexible to the needs of the service so working hours will include evening and weekend work. Applicants must be dynamic and motivated and have an innovative approach to the delivery of quality person-centered care. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

What is the service like?

Our community team in Malvern provides exceptional care for people within their own homes. We have a fantastic team in place and you’ll receive great support and guidance from your peers and management team!

 Friends of the Elderly has been supporting and caring for older people since 1905.  Over a century later, Friends of the Elderly is working to ensure that all older people have the opportunity to live fulfilled and respected lives.

Apply online today or email fote@cohesionrecruitment.com or call our friendly recruitment team on 0300 369 0552 for more information.

Friends of the Elderly is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / beliefs, 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.

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