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Care and Support Worker

Posted: 8 Apr 2021 Closes: 23 Apr 2021
Willowbank £9.12ph
Permanent & Full-time longhurst-group/598479

Willowbank needs you.

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 23,000 homes and a wide range of care and support services, with a team of 1,300 colleagues.

Guided by our shared values, our vision is to improve the lives of our customers and communities, focusing on two clear themes of work: Health and wellbeing and economic resilience. You can see how we’ll achieve this vision through our Improving Lives strategy by watching this video.

To achieve this ambitious vision we are now looking for two Care and Support Workers to join our friendly team. Whether you are looking for the occasional shift, a phased return to work or you are looking to gain experience in our sector we are open to talking with you.These two role are offered on a 20hr a week basis covering Monday to Sunday rotas.

Willowbank is easily accessible from local towns such as Haverhill, Royston and Saffron Walden. This welcoming scheme comprises of 36 one and two bed extra care flats for over 55s.

Our customers can't wait to meet you when you apply.

As a member of our team you'll be integral to helping our customers to be independent. You'll enjoy building relationship with those you support and be naturally empathetic in helping others.

When you join us, we will provide you with all the training to become successful in your role. With each day being different you will help to support our customers with the administration of medication, personal care, domestic duties and the provision of emotional support.

You will be confident in following care plans, maintaining accurate records and take responsibility in safeguarding our customers.

About you

You will ideally have experience of delivering paid or unpaid care to individuals and have an empathetic and caring approach to the work you do. You will have completed your level 2 Diploma in Health and Social care or equivalent.

Bringing a positive attitude to your work you will be flexible in working over a 7-day rota building strong relationships with customers and colleagues.

If you feel you have the right qualities to join us, please apply today.

Our Offer

Our offer has been created to underpin our two key pillars (health and wellbeing and economic resilience) and five core values: In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the boundaries and Fun and Fair.

Demonstrating our strong investment in your health and wellbeing and economic resilience, we offer a competitive annual leave and generous sick pay entitlements, as well as other paid leave.

A choice of defined benefit pension schemes, extensive learning and development opportunities, plus more. See Our Benefits attached.

If your application shows that you have the right knowledge, skills and that you share our values, we'll invite you to meet one of our team. We can’t wait to meet you…

Vetting Requirements

(The important things – Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional a satisfactory standard Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

Apply today #LonghurstGroup #ImprovingLives.

Applications close on 23rd April
Interview date 29th - Remote interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams.

Longhurst Group

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