Senior Carer

£9.21 - £9.92 Per Hour
25 Oct 2019
22 Nov 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Rated as ‘Good’ by CQC our client’s care home, situated in North West Leicester is looking to recruit a patient and compassionate Senior Carer to join their diverse team.

Location: Leicester

Salary: £16,770 to £18,056 per annum (£9.21 - £9.92 per hour) + enhancements

Hours: 35 hours per week on a 7 hour shift pattern, with flexibility required to work late shift starts and some weekends. A 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts

As well as a great benefits package and flexible, family friendly working policies, our client fully supports the career progression of their staff and on-going training is provided, as well as opportunities to progress within the organisation. In short, it’s a great place to work!

About the role of Support Worker:

Our client’s innovative and inspiring care home is a 43 bed residential care home for older people, designed to enable their residents to live happily and comfortably by providing the specific support they need.

As a Senior Carer you will support residents to live with respect and dignity, helping with personal care and day to day needs including arranging social activities, assisting with the provision of medication as needed, and provide any other support as required. You will need to be able to co-ordinate colleagues and administer medication. You will be responsible for leading the shift. Full training will be given with the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications such as the Care Certificate.

About you:

What we need from a Senior Carer is someone with empathy, patience and compassion who can take on the role with enthusiasm. You don’t necessarily need to have previous experience within care, but experience is always desirable. You need the ability to communicate with compassion and care and the ability to write notes is essential.

In Return:

Benefits included with the role of Support Worker include:


  • c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years service
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  • Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Free enhanced DBS check where applicable
  • £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work at NCHA
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  • Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
  • Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors


As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, our client welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT+ community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.