Wednesday , November 29 2023

Cardiff Council Careers – Senior Care Officer

  • Full Time
  • Cardiff

Website Cardiff Council

About The Service

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Care Officer within our Cardiff Day Centres, delivering a service that provides support to adults living with Dementia. People are supported by the service to access a wide range of day opportunities within a care setting.

About the job

The successful applicant will work as part of an established team supporting adults living with dementia to access daytime opportunities. This role requires the post holder to oversee the quality of care & support needs of users of the day centre, to ensure their physical and emotional well-being needs are met; along with delivering & supporting participation in social & recreational activities.

What We Are Looking For From You

Ideally, you will have experience of working with older people living with dementia & experience of staff supervision & mentoring.

Ideally, you should hold the QCF care level 2 for the post, along with the willingness to undertake relevant designated training courses.

You will need to be flexible, and have a positive & happy attitude, along with the ability to engage, encourage and support staff.

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Additional information

This post is suitable for Job Share

This post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

Due to the current interim working arrangements, we are unable to provide recruitment packs or accept application forms via the post.

Due to the current COVID-19 circumstances, the interview process for this role will be held on a virtual basis using an appropriate online platform. If you have any concerns around your ability to participate in a virtual interview process or if you would like an informal conversation about this role prior to application, please email Rashmi Wilson – [email protected]

Please note the Council does not accept CV’s. When completing the supporting information section of your application, please ensure you refer to the below located on our website:

Important information you need read in order to complete your application:-

  • Application Guidance
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  • Recruitment of Ex-Offenders
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Job Reference: PEO02218

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