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West Lodge Gardens, FK10 2HX
£11.63 - £12.58 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Trust Housing Association has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Care and Support Worker (Older People) to join our team based at Longfield Drive, Duns.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment we will offer you: -

·      £11.63 - £12.58 per hour

·      35 hours per week, working over a 2 week rota – 3 days in week 1 and 4 days in week 2, 7am- 5.30pm

·      Access to paid training and vocational qualification

·      Generous holiday entitlement

·      Paid PVG check

·      Paid Professional Membership, including SSSC

What we’re looking for in our Senior Care & Support Worker:

Here at Trust we are dedicated to making a real difference in caring and supporting people in their everyday lives. We are looking for someone to join our existing team of Seniors. You would be helping to manage a staff team, to ensure tenants are managing tasks within their daily life including homecare support, personal care, and helping to promote a positive, active healthy lifestyle. 

We support our tenants with a variety of different care needs, some will have physical and/or learning difficulties, alcohol related illnesses & brain impaired abilities including dementia. Not only will you get a great sense of achievement but in return you can expect fantastic career progression opportunities, excellent training and working in a positive enjoyable environment.

What matters most is that you have the correct positive values and attitude. Your working pattern would be over a 2 week rolling rota consisting of day shifts 7am – 5.30pm. 

Care & Support Skills and Experience:

You will be experienced in a care related service with excellent communication skills and supervisory experience. An SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to achieve this qualification is also required to comply with the registration/timescale requirements of the SSSC. Ideally you will have previous experience in working with older people or other vulnerable members of a community, so you will understand their needs and know how to meet these. It’ll be rewarding looking after those who rely on the support and dedication you’ll bring to this important role. 

About Trust Housing:

Trust Housing Association is a national housing, support and care provider, offering a range of accommodation and support services. Primarily serving older people in our communities we also provide housing for families and individuals. We have over 3,600 households across the length and breadth of Scotland, from the Highlands and Islands all the way down to the Borders.  

Trust is an Investor in People Platinum accredited employer, a Leader in Diversity and a great place to work. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.