Housing Plus Group was formed by a merger between Severnside Housing in Shropshire and South Staffordshire-based Housing Plus, in October 2016. With 12,000 homes, 25,000 customers and 600 employees, the Housing Plus Group is a strong, resilient and effective provider of homes and care services throughout Shropshire and Staffordshire. The Group has ambitious plans to build more homes and provide even better choice for our customers and communities.
Care Plus is a leading housing and support services provider in South Staffordshire and Shropshire. We help older people and others with disabilities or health conditions, to live independent and fulfilling lives. As well as providing good quality housing for older people, we deliver care tailored specifically to individual needs. We offer wellbeing support services to help people get more out of life. Our benchmark for success is whether we have made a difference to our customers’ lives. Providing you with care and support services that you can trust means that you can concentrate on what is really important; making the most of life every single day.
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Care and Support Worker to join our expanding team in Shrewsbury.
In this role you will provide care and support services to people living in their own homes, which respects the persons privacy dignity and choice and focuses on enabling the person to remain independent and active for as long as possible
You will be delivering a high standard service that supports and assists people to achieve maximum independence by meeting daily living and personal requirements as set in a the person individual care and support plan, taking into consideration the persons preferences and cultural context.
You will assist with the on-call rota, key work complex care plans, assist the Field Care Supervisor in planning and allocating care to staff, supervise and mentor new staff to a high standard and carry out quality audits under the direction of the Field Care Supervisor.
· A commitment to and understanding of good customer service
· Previous experience in providing a care service for people is essential
· A NVQ 3 in Care / Care Certificate or equivalent and willing to commit to further trainings and development
· Excellent written and verbal communications skills
· Full UK/EU Driving Licence and access to a car is essential