Team: Social care Health and Housing – Adult Social Care
Salary: £18,870 - £20,541 per annum pro rata – with additional enhancements for weekend work.
Contract type: 8 month secondment
Closing Date: 24th September 2018
Interview Date: 28th September 2018
More about the role:
If you have a passion for providing quality support for vulnerable people you will be able to find your greatness working for Central Bedfordshire Council in the Care and Support Services. In the Older People’s services, person centred quality care and a promotion of independence, choice and control is vital – you could make people’s lives better.
At our services every day is different - every person has a story as well as a unique need. You’ll join our friendly team in this unique setting. Your main tasks will be to oversee a team of care and support staff to ensure all people within the service receive an excellent standard of care and are kept safe from harm. You will support the management team at the service to provide accurate records and care / support plans for all the vulnerable people in your care. You will ensure that customers / Residents have as much choice and control in their lives as possible.
To apply for this role you will need to hold a level 2 NVQ / QCF in health and social care or equivalent and be prepared to work towards a level 3 qualification. You will be able to demonstrate a level of experience in the care and support of older people living with difficulties such as physical disability / frailty and Dementia. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to manage others in the work environment and motivate and lead a team effectively to achieve the desired outcomes of the people in your care. You will become part of a wider team of people, all working towards the same goal – to provide an excellent service to the people in our care.
If you come and work for us you will have the benefit of a generous rewards package, such as annual leave, enhancements for antisocial hours, an employee assistance programme, access to IT equipment, discounts in the local community and the opportunity to complete further training and develop your career in the social care field.
Part of our vision in the Care and Support services is to be there for you. We will recognise you as an individual personality with your own uniqueness, character and life experiences. We will be there for you, to promote and celebrate your continued successes.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Suzanne Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0300 300 8590.
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy or to request a paper application form, please contact: email@example.com
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.
If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx