MH10E02 SL – Carer – Permanent Position 29 hours per week

Are you interested in joining a well-established team with lots of opportunities for personal and career development. Our aspiration is to consistently deliver person centred support that exceeds customer expectations.

You must enjoy working with older people and valuing each person’s uniqueness and be able to motivate and encourage residents to maintain their independence and life skills, including encouraging people to join in various activities and be able to assist them and co-ordinate various sessions, including arts & crafts.  The role is varied but the main focus is to ensure that every resident receives the necessary support and care detailed in their individual well-being plan, this may include support with dressing, mobility and social care, promoting independence or generally living life to the full.

You will need to be trustworthy, reliable and committed to providing a quality service and a high standard of care, being able to use your own initiative and having a forward thinking approach would be beneficial.

We are looking for a team player with a sense of humour who is prepared to be flexible and willing to learn.  Having a clean driving licence and able to drive a car/minibus to take residents on outings and to appointments would be an advantage but not essential.

This role is for a permanent position consisting working across a seven day period, including weekdays and weekends.  Applicants must be flexible and willing to help the team by working extra shifts if required.

Having a qualification in safe handling of medication would be an advantage but not essential

Successful candidates will take part in a 6 day induction programme when joining the company.  If you have no specific care qualifications when you join, you will be expected to study for the Care Certificate during your first three months of joining with a commitment to studying for an NVQ qualification within a year.  Middleton Hall offers various training courses and programmes to be able to increase your knowledge in your role.

Middleton Hall Retirement Village is a Living Wage Employer.  Successful candidates will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure and barring checks.

The closing date for applications is 27th August 2018.

We do not accept CV’s, we only accept applications from candidates made on our application forms, which you will find on our website.