Senior Carer - Full Time £9.30 to £9.80

Ailsa Care Services currently have opportunities for Senior Support Workers to join our Care At Home Service in our Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Falkirk, Bo'ness and Grangemouth Teams.  

We are looking for candidates that are looking for full time positions and keen to progress in their field.

We are looking for candidates who are committed to supporting people to live lifestyles of their choosing and demonstrate positive values. Ideally you will be able to promote and encourage independence, choice and respect and have the ability to work to a high standard on your own initiative or as part of a team and take a flexible approach to your work.

Responsibilities and Duties

Working within our friendly team you will be responsible for a number of duties which will include the following: -

  • Your role will be to support people in their daily lives and this can include, person centered, personal care of either gender. Personal care may include assistance with toileting / continence management and assisting clients to take a bath or shower.
  • Providing support, including (but not limited to) help with personal care, meal preparation, budgeting, medication prompting, shopping, cleaning and laundry.
  • Supporting clients to engage in social activities and assisting clients to maintain relationships with family, friends and being active in the community
  • Maximise and promote each individual clients independence, choice, dignity, privacy and safety.
  • Assisting clients to get dressed
  • Assisting with bedtime routine and helping clients to bed
  • Participate in on-call rota on a rotational basis (additional on-call allowance)
  • Mentoring and developing new staff members
  • Carry out spot-checks on support workers
  • Communicating any issues in the community to the office
  • Be a 'communication link' between support workers and supervisors
  • Help to deliver paperwork/PPE to client's homes when required
  • Carry out reviews of client's care services when required
  • Work in office to cover holidays etc answering phones and dealing with queries
  • Career progression to Supervisor role

Hourly rate will be £9.30 for all community based work as a Support Worker and an hourly rate of £9.80 for time spent in office or carrying out Senior Support Worker tasks.

Benefits

Benefits of working with Ailsa Care Services are:

  • Full training will be provided
  • All staff receive a minimum in-depth 2 day training course.
  • E-learning training updates
  • Contracted hours available
  • First Uniform Free
  • Full-time hours available
  • Good annual leave entitlement

* Must have full-time availability and availability to take on-call at weekends

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