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Westcare (Somerset) Ltd • enquiries@westcaresomerset.co.uk

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As a family run group of four care homes in Somerset, we pride ourselves on treating our staff like family.  

If you would like a rewarding role, where dedication care and trust are at the heart of all we do, then we would like to hear from you.

In addition to the vacancies below, we welcome applications from anyone who wants to help us make a difference to someone's life.

For more details, contact westcaresomerset@btconnect.com.

Senior Care Assistant

We looking for an experienced Senior Care Assistant for one of their residential homes near Glastonbury.
The successful applicant should have or be working towards NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care and have some leadership experience.
As well as leading, training and mentoring our staff team with excellent standards of care and knowledge, you will be expected to support the Registered Manager on a daily basis, deal with health professionals and families, support and lead staff training as well as audits for the home.
The successful applicant will cover four care shifts each week, including alternate weekends and have one day for administration. Total hours 35 per week but given the nature of this role and our industry, it may be necessary to work extra hours.
Excellent rate of pay available with a family run business with almost 20 years experience in the industry and the chance for progression to Deputy Manager for the successful applicant.
For more details, contact Mrs Estelle Whitehouse, Director by email to westcaresomerset@btconnect.com.

Night Care Assistant - The Tudors

We have a vacancy for a night-care assistant in our residential home, The Tudors, in Glastonbury.
Hours are 28 per week, on a rota to include alternate weekend shifts.
This role would be perfect for someone looking to start a career in care as all training will be provided for you, or for someone looking at coming back in to care after a break. You will need to be able to work as part of a team and to go that extra mile to ensure the happiness and safety of our residents. You will need to provide 2 references and a DBS check prior to starting work.
Westcare Somerset Ltd operates 4 homes across Somerset and believes in putting their residents and staff first and is a proactive and caring employer, offering the opportunity for progression to the right person.

If you would like to apply for this post or learn more, please email tudors@hotmail.com, for the attention of Kim Shepherd

Activities Coordinator - The Tudors Residential Home

The Tudors is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, caring and reliable individual to provide Activities for our elderly residents.
Our ladies and gents have different skills and interests, likes and dislikes and our ideal person will provide something for everyone over 10 hours each week.
Activities are provided Monday to Friday 10am-12pm but there may be occasions where you are needed to assist with trips, events or outside entertainers (after lockdown).
If you would like to apply for this post or learn more, please email tudors@hotmail.com, for the attention of Kim Shepherd

Cook (Maternity Cover) - Avalon Court

We are looking for an experienced Cook to start in 5 weeks as maternity cover in our residential care home in Butleigh.

You will be required to provide nourishing meals in accordance with our planned menu's, to prepare and serve appetising food for residents as well as ensuring that the kitchen and food storage areas are hygienically clean at all times.

Aim of the job
• To prepare breakfast, lunchtime and supper meals for elderly residents, ensuring that we offer choice and our meals are nutritionally balanced.
• To prepare and serve drinks and snacks to residents on request
• To ensure all food returned to the fridge is covered and dated.
• To complete opening and closing checks
• To assist in the serving of meals to residents and the setting and clearing of tables.
• To wash and dry kitchen pots/utensils and ensure their proper storage
• To clean the kitchen area (floors, cookers etc.).
• To assist in ensuring a high level of health and safety, cleanliness and food hygiene, which meets environmental health standards, and to ensure that safe working practices are followed.
• To report any problems to the Manager
• Assist in stock-taking and storage of stock, including checking deliveries

For more details, contact Mrs Estelle Whitehouse, Director by email to westcaresomerset@btconnect.com.

Bank Care Staff

We are looking to recruit bank care staff across our homes to support our existing team of care assistants and provide cover for holidays and sickness.

We have a variety of shifts available from 7am - 2pm, 2pm - 9pm and night shifts which run from 9pm - 8am.

Applicants may choose to provide bank cover at one or more Westcare services.

Excellent rates of pay and full training will be provided as well as opportunities to join the team on a permanent basis.

For more details, contact Mrs Estelle Whitehouse, Director by email at westcaresomerset@outlook.com.

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