Senior Carer (Nights) – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Croydon
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Greater London
  • Salary: £21926/annum


Senior Carer (Nights)

Location: Croydon CR0 1HA 

Salary: £21,926 per annum  

Hours: 7 nights a fortnight on a rota basis to include Weekdays and Weekends.

BENEFITS: Company Pension,competitive salary plus 28 days holiday, pro rata for part time working and other benefits

Closing Date: Monday 28th June 2021

Eldon Housing Associationis anestablished and well-respected provider of supported housing, providing care and support to our residents in our extra care sheltered schemes through our passionate, caring, and professional onsite care team. 

We are looking for likeminded Senior Carer to join us to provide the highest level of care and support to our residents, caring for their physical, psychological, and social needs.

The successful applicant will have:

NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care qualified or higher (essential) 

Experience of working as a Carer, ideally with older people and within a senior capacity

Ability to work unsupervised and be responsible for the management of the Awake Night Carer

A common-sense approach and ability to use own initiative when faced with emergencies

Proven ability to provide a quality service to the tenants, assisting them to continue to lead independent lives 

Experience of administering medication and reviewing care plans 

Ability to use computer  

Weekday shifts start at 5pm and finish at 8am, weekends start at 5pm and finish at 9am. Each shift includes approx. 6 hours awake and 9 hours asleep with a 45-minute break in the evening. You will be required to remain onsite for the entire shift and will be provided access to a clean and comfortable staff bedroom. Whilst asleep you remain on call to attend when required. 

All applicants must have a caring and sensitive personality and ability to demonstrate compassion and empathy to caring for older people.

The Package:

A competitive salary plus 28 days holiday, pro rata for part time working (including statutory bank holidays)

Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1000 per year on your routine healthcare costs

Employee Advice Line, offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

Company Pension Scheme

Employee Recognition Schemes, including Employee Excellence Award and additional holiday for qualifying service

A comprehensive induction and training programme with on-going development

Genuine career development opportunities for someone with the right attitude 

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Eldon Housing is committed to Equality & Diversity 

Upon receipt of your application we will process your data for recruitment purposes only. We would like to keep this data until our open role is filled. We cannot estimate the time but when that period is over, we will either delete your data or inform you that we will keep it on record for future roles

Keywords: Care, Senior Carer, Night, NVQ Level 3, Caring, Senior, Social Care Qualified, Care Plans, Medication, Night Carer, Health Care, Care Worker

Salary: £21926/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Croydon

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