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Extra Care Support Workers - St Johns Court

Job Reference: J62-SIR307

Sirona care and health CIC
Adult Services - Extra Care
Bathwick, Bath
up to £13.56 per hour

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, childcare vouchers, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

Sirona Adult Supported Living Services consists of 3 Community Resource Centres and 5 Extra Care services which are based in Keynsham, Bath and Midsomer Norton.

Each Community Resource Centre includes a residential care home for between 30 and 45 people and provides care & health services in a safe environment for older vulnerable adults with a variety of disabilities including dementia.

Each Extra Care Scheme provides 24 hour support to 30 tenants to live independently in their own homes within the community.

In all of the services, the needs of service users include support with some or all aspects of daily living, including personal care, activities and maintaining contact with family and friends when required.

We are looking for two Support Workers to join our Extra Care Scheme in Bathwick, Bath to work 17.25hrs, 17.75hrs and 18 hrs per week.

Weekday Rate (Monday to Friday):

£7.58 - £9.01 per hour (dependent on experience)

Weekend Rate (Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays)

£11.36 - £13.56 per hour (dependent on experience)

The Post Holder will:

•Promote and maintain a supportive living environment to meet the needs of vulnerable older adults including those with dementia.

•Assist in providing support with daily living activities in accordance with the individual resident’s care plan.Examples may include:

  • Helping with planning and organising activities for residents

  • Helping people to maintain personal hygiene

  • Assisting in the provision of care during illness and at end of life

  • Supporting people to maintain good nutrition and hydration, assisting them to drink and eat as necessary.

•Act as a Key Worker to a number of residents and to take a lead role in assessment and care planning for those users

•Assist in monitoring the general health and well-being of residents for any signs of deterioration or changes in their well-being and report to the senior member of staff on duty.

The role involves a rota system which includes early (starting at 7.30am or 8am) and late shifts (ending at 9pm or 10pm) and working every other weekend and some bank holidays for which enhancements are paid.

This is a challenging but rewarding role. Previous experience of working in care would be desirable, but a commitment to deliver quality care is essential.

Please see attachments for more information about the role or contact recruitment on 0300 124 5444.

For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by email. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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