Overview

Salary: £20,281.69 per annum plus travel and mileage + extensive benefits

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time

Trustcare is the name for Trafford Housing Trust’s independent living services. We’re a registered charity and a profit-for-purpose organisation. Committed to improving the lives of the people we work with, the communities we work in and putting people before profit. 

We’re looking for Senior Carer’s to join us and manage a small team of carers in the community and schemes to deliver the best possible care and support to people living in their own homes.

As a Senior Carer, you’ll need to have experience in:

  • carrying out assessments
  • creating person-centred care packages
  • prioritising and scheduling customer visits
  • working with extended care networks, including families, GP’s and social workers

In addition, you’ll also work directly with customers and carry out around 10 hours of homecare each week. You will need to have a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

As a Senior Carer your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting, mentoring and managing a team of community/scheme carers to deliver quality person-centred care
  • Communicating with staff, senior staff, service users and Trafford Council
  • Working closely with the Care Service Manager to effectively run the Trustcare homecare offer, compliant with CQC standards
  • Developing personalised care plans and arranging staff rotas as well as planning team meetings
  • Ensuring that the delivery of care is cost and time effective
  • Supervising new starters and covering care work where necessary
  • Ensuring customer visits are adequately covered, identify improvements and pre-empt recruitment needs
  • Attending weekly reviews with service users
  • Maintaining the internal administrative system ensuring that client records are kept up-to-date
  • Participating in the on-call rota

We encourage a healthy work-life balance with family-friendly policies. We offer an attractive benefits package for employees and a competitive and transparent system of pay and reward.

These benefits include:

  • 39 days paid annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Access to Westfield Health Plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Tax-free childcare
  • DBS check
  • Uniform
  • Enhanced company sick pay
  • Fully paid gym, swim and class membership at all Trafford leisure facilities

We’re actively building diverse teams and encourage applications from everybody. We want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities we serve.

We also offer up to £200 if you refer someone we then employ in a care role.

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now by completing the form or for more information, please contact Rachael Hotchin on 0161 968 0374.

Location: Trafford