Care and Support Worker

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Care and Support Worker

Location: Haywards Heath  RH16 4AB

Salary: £11.34 per hour  

Hours: Part Time / Mon–Fri. (4.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.) or (5.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.) 15 hours per week

BENEFITS: Company Pension, Competitive salary plus 28 days holiday, pro rata for part time working and other benefits

Closing Date:     Wed 21st October 2020

Eldon Housing Association has been an established provider of Sheltered Housing for over 30 years and Facilities Management services for over 10 years and is proud to provide high standards of service, demonstrated by achieving a Customer Excellence Accreditation.

We are looking for a dedicated and reliable Care and Support Worker who is Passionate, Professional and Caring to be a part of our team.   

As a Care and Support Worker you will be passionate about providing the very best care to our residents at our supported housing scheme in West Sussex where we also provide in-house care on a flexible basis. 

What you will be doing

As the responsible person on duty you will be carrying out the daily care duties including assisting the tenants with personal care, providing physical and mental stimulation, and ensuring accurate records are maintained. It is also important that you ensure the maintenance and security of the building, reporting any issues, as necessary.

As someone who is truly caring you will make sure that all the tenants’ general wellbeing and independence is at the heart of everything you do, giving them choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.

What you will need

As this position will be the responsible person on duty and often lone working you will need experience in a care environment and at least an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent).

You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to deal with emergency situations in a calm and professional way, be respectful, courteous, and compassionate.

Above all you will be passionate and caring with a professional attitude to work and a genuine belief in providing the best possible care to our tenants.

The Package:

  • A competitive salary plus 28 days holiday, pro rata for part time working (including statutory bank holidays)
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1000 per year on your routine healthcare costs
  • Employee Advice Line, offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Employee Recognition Schemes, including Employee Excellence Award and additional holiday for qualifying service
    • A comprehensive induction and training programme with on-going development
    • Genuine career development opportunities for someone with the right attitude

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Eldon Housing is committed to Equality & Diversity.  

Upon receipt of your application we will process your data for recruitment purposes only. We would like to keep this data until our open role is filled. We cannot estimate the time but when that period is over, we will either delete your data or inform you that we will keep it on record for future roles.

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