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Senior Care and Support Assistant

  • Salary: £19013 per annum (including on call allowance) plus sleep in allowance
  • Location: Colchester
  • Closing Date:

Up to March 2019

37.5  hours per week

Swan Housing Association is based in Essex and manages over 10,000 homes in Essex and East London. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer services, and we need ambitious, career minded individual with a 'can do' attitude.

We are looking for passionate, positive and professional individuals with experience of working with older people to join our care team in Colchester. 

Working under the guidance of the Operations Manager, you will assist in leading, delivering, supporting and managing a team of staff to deliver personalised care and housing related support. 

Senior position you should hold QCF level 2 or equivalent and be willing to work towards level 3.

You are required to complete any other relevant qualifications and training requirements in Health and Social Care and any mandatory Swan training. Knowledge of Care Quality Commission is required along with the Quality Assessment Framework.

This position is a challenging but rewarding role.  You will ideally have experience of working with older people.  You need to be able to communicate effectively, be self motivated, able to use initiative and make decisions.  The role requires flexible working via a rota - Senior position will also include an on call rota and sleep ins.

The above post is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Check.

Swan offers a wide range of benefits including a Pension scheme, Private Healthcare and Life assurance. There is a generous holiday entitlement and we are committed to training and developing all of our employees.

Swan is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.

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To apply for this position please email the Operations Manager for an application form or telephone on 01206 282 819.

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