Senior Care Assistant

ARE YOU SOMEONE WITH STRONG INTERPERSONAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS, WELL-MOTIVATED WITH EXCELLENT ATTENTION TO DETAIL?

Are you looking for a development opportunity and a challenge to enhance your career as a care assistant? Are you passionate about supporting people to live meaningful and dignified lives?

The Council of the Isles of Scilly is recruiting for the post of Senior Care Assistant on both a casual and permanent basis.

The role will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day management and smooth running of the islands small residential care home. You will be required to lead shifts when required and support best practise in the care of older adults.

Working closely with the senior care team you will ensure that the home maintains the highest standards of care at all times.

Candidates will need a strong understanding of safeguarding and have demonstrable skills in compassion, respect and empathy.

Assistance with accommodation will be provided

Want to know more about working at Park House? Take a look at our great  recruitment video below:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0lLZcjViI0

Benefits include:

  • A generous holiday entitlement starting at 24 days pro rata per annum plus bank holidays
  • Flexitime scheme and flexible working opportunities available
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities

For an informal discussion please telephone Scott Fuller on 01720 424472 or email scott.fuller@scilly.gov.uk   

Department: 
Adult Social Care
Contract: 
Full Time - Permanent
Hours: 
37 per week
Salary: 
£22,369 - £24,054 per annum plus a Market Forces Supplement of £2,500 per annum/pro rata (Time limited and subject to annual review)
Grade: 
3
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

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Please submit completed applications to humanresources@scilly.gov.uk or:
Human Resources
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email diversity@scilly.gov.uk or telephone 0300 1234 105.