Care Worker (Days)

Charlotte Brooking
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
£9.30 per hour, plus benefits
31 Mar 2021
12 Apr 2021
SIC - 18965
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

To apply: 
Click ‘apply now’ and complete the online application or email your CV to us, quoting the job reference number.

Are you a compassionate and hard working individual? Do you enjoy delivering care? If so then this role may be the one for you...

Who we’re looking for
We are looking for a care worker (days) to join our dedicated care team at Byrnhill Grove, residential care home for the elderly. You will be expected to respond to the care and support needs of residents, assisting with intimate personal care, maintaining a safe and secure environment, following health and safety requirements and maintaining up to date care plans and risk assessments.

Ideally you will have previous experience, but if not, show us the energy, enthusiasm and commitment to improve someone’s quality of life and we’ll provide all the training and support you’ll need.  We’ll even help you to study for professional qualifications if that’s what you want to do.

You will be expected to work 35 hours per week as part of a rota. 
Working hours are between 07:45 – 20:30.

What we’ll offer you
•    A very competitive starting salary of £9.30 per hour 
•    A company mobile phone 
•    Generous holiday entitlement 
•    Free training and induction provided as part of the role
•    The ability to carry over annual leave, buy extra leave and sell excess leave 
•    Flexible working – covering weekdays, evenings and weekends
•    A great pension scheme
•    Access to various discount cards
•    Cash claim-back on medical treatments
•    Employee referral scheme
•    Discounted rates on Wightlink ferries and FastCat crossings
•    More information can be found on our careers page 

Why work for Southern Housing Group?
Southern Housing Group is one of the largest housing associations in the UK and has a well-established reputation as a successful business with social objectives. The Group provides a range of homes for people in housing need, including social rent, affordable rent, shared ownership and outright sales.

Along with being a housing association we provide care services and supported housing on the Isle of Wight. We help people live independently, either in their own homes or in one of our supported homes. We have a great deal of experience working with a diverse range of people with many different needs.

We aim to: 
•    Put our customers first and at the heart of everything we do
•    Help our customers live as independently as possible and achieve their goals
•    Ensure our customers are treated with dignity, compassion and respect
•    Understand that each of our customers is an individual, with unique needs, preferences, and wishes

Our services meet or exceed regulatory guidelines and requirements and our experienced staff are trained to a high standard, subject to appropriate background checks.

“When I first started working at Southern Housing Group five years ago I wasn’t really sure which direction in life I wanted to go; since working for the group I have been given some amazing opportunities for both personal growth and career development. I can honestly say Southern Housing Group is a great place to work I have always had full support and encouragement from my managers which has given me that extra drive to succeed further within my career path pushing me to take on new and challenging opportunities; I feel that I am the perfect example of how a company can help an individual grow.” 
Deputy Manager, Byrnhill Grove

Closing Date: Monday 12th April 2021

Please be aware that due to the nature and sensitivities of some of our roles we are not always able to consider applications from Southern Housing Group residents.

For this role, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. ​​​​​​​

In line with the latest Government guidance for people working in a social care setting and as a result of the nature of this role, candidates will be eligible for and encouraged to have a covid-19 vaccine; please contact us if you have any queries in relation to this.