Senior Carer - Full or Part Time
at Care South

Date Posted: 21/06/2019

Job Description

Here at Care South - we're now looking for a Senior Carer at Wickmeads - our established elderly Care Home in Southbourne, Bournemouth, BH6 4LG 

  • Paid training & induction.
  • Full or Part Time hours available (also Bank Hours option)
  • Rate of £9.60 per hour

The role of Senior Carer will involve early and late shifts that cover 07:45 to 20:00, alternate weekends and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements).

For the role of Senior Carer we offer:

  • Excellent induction programme and an on-going commitment to your training and development – including Health & Social Care Diploma Level 3.
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance (3x annual salary)
  • A staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discounts
  • DBS check paid by us and uniform provided
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme
  • Care South Stars Annual Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teams

Wickmeads is a newly-built residential and dementia care home in Southbourne, located close to the picturesque River Stour. Sitting in the heart of its local community of Tuckton - this purpose-built home offers a pleasant and peaceful setting, a warm welcome and a home-from-home atmosphere.

For more details about Wickmeads please go to: 

Job Requirements

As a Senior Carer you will have experience in the care of the elderly and the supervision of staff.  You will provide physical, emotional and social care to our residents, including the hands on delivery of care.  As a Senior Carer you will support a co-operative, friendly and welcoming atmosphere in the home.

NVQ or Diploma Level 2 in Social Care, as well as, experience in the administration of medication is required for this senior role.


About Care South:
As a not-for-profit charity our focus isn’t on targets or sales - it’s on supporting people who need help to get the best out of life by offering high quality, compassionate care.  For further details about Care South and our HEART values, check our website:


For further details, a full job description or a chat regarding the role of Senior Carer, please contact Karen Taylor, Home Manager or Suzanne Richardson-Kaye, Deputy Home Manager on (01202) 436490.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Permanent
  • Location: Southbourne, Dorset
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 21/06/2019

About Us

Care South is a not-for-profit, caring charity and a leading provider of residential and home care across the south of England. Registered Charity No. 1014697.

Care South has a genuine dedication to helping people get the best out of life and because of that we value our team. We know that it’s the care that counts of not only our residents and service users, but that of our employees that makes us a leading provider of home and residential care across the south of England. As a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity, we employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to the way we work, how colleagues are treated, and the care that we provide every day.

You don’t just have to be a Care Assistant to work for Care South. We are also looking for a wide range of roles including Chefs, Laundry Assistants and Activities Co-ordinators.

Please take a look at the Working for Care South tab above to find out more about working with us.