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Senior Support Worker – Elderly

Posted 5 days ago

Job Title:

Senior Support Worker – Elderly Care

What The Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Support Worker to join our team in Ballymena. This role is based in Antrim, with full time hours available (on a rota basis) and is due to start on as soon as relevant checks are completed. The pay rate is £11.21 to £22.42 per hour (depending on shift worked) the main purpose of this role will be to assist management in the everyday delivery of the service, ensuring a high standard of care and support is achieved. The aim is to provide everyday experiences, opportunities and choices to support and enable individuals to live an ordinary life.

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings. 

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

Job Duties

  • Assist management in the everyday operational delivery of the service
  • Support elderly service users and encourage independence
  • Observe behaviours, record and report accordingly
  • Administer, supervise and record medications
  • Essential Criteria

  • A professional qualification in Nursing, Social work or Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care
  • Certificate for Medication Administration (Or willingness to complete training)
  • Have a willingness to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service
  • To be NISCC registered, or willing to apply
  • More Information

    What We Will Offer You:

    • £11.21 to £22.42 per hour (depending on shift worked) with yearly increments
    • A dedicated recruitment team that focuses solely on processing applications which is why we can process quickly
    • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
    • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
    • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
    • Free Uniform if required


    The Nitty Gritty:

    • Hours of work are full time on a rota basis
    • 30 minute Lunch Break
    • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
    • Closing date of advertisement 21.12.18 @ 5pm
    • Start Date for role will be as soon as relevant checks are complete

    The Next Steps:

    If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.

    First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

    Senior Support Worker – Elderly

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