Support Worker, Care Assistant, Sandwell Council, Adult Services Team

Sandwell

Ref: EN19-1053

Division: Adult Services
Specialist Area: Model.Content.SpecialistArea.Name
Location: Sandwell
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN19-1053

Job Description

Support Worker, Care Assistant, Sandwell Council, Adult Services Team - Must have a minimum of 2 years+ UK experience within an Adult Social Work team

Our client is looking for a support Worker with 2 years+ UK experience within an Adults team

The responsibilities will include:

• Looking for a Senior Care Assistant to work 37 hours per week at Fountain Court which is a 16 bedded residential unit for people with dementia
• Providing leadership to a small team to provide person centred care in order to meet individual needs of the service users, and ensure their safety and wellbeing
• Have a good understanding of the needs of older people, with dementia, effective communication skills and be able to produce clear and accurate records
• Must have a level 2 in Health and Social care or equivalent and must have 2 years’ experience in a role caring for the elderly
• Must also have experience in working as a team member, supervisory experience as well as experience in the handling of medication
• Able to prioritise work and work to deadlines under pressure
• Liaise appropriately with colleagues and other professionals
• 37 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• Immediate start
• 3 Month Temporary Contract

The successful candidate will need to hold an NVQ3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

If you do not have a minimum of 2 years UK experience relevant to this role, you are not eligible so please do not apply!

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530