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to people's lives

Care and Support Worker - Hazelwood

Location: Whitchurch (Hazelwood)

Hours of Work: Various hours available covering a 7-day rota

Salary: £11.21 per hour, plus benefits

Contract type: Permanent

Start Date: Summer 2024


The organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group is at the forefront of making a difference to people’s lives. We have ambitious plans to grow up to 16,000 homes by 2025 which includes three more Extra Care Schemes in development across our operating areas that will be ready for occupation over the next 2 years.

As an organisation, we are committed to appointing outstanding individuals that are able to demonstrate our values and will support in delivering our clear vision and aims for the future.

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ShireLiving offers the perfect lifestyle choice for over 55s looking to embrace retirement and plan for a hassle-free, comfortable and secure future. Working as part of the Shireliving team you have daily opportunities to make a difference to people’s lives.

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The Role:

Opening in Summer 2024, Hazelwood is our brand new ShireLiving scheme and this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse team that is committed to offering quality care services to our residents.

As a Care and Support Worker, you will become a key part of a team to deliver high quality care and support to residents living in our extra care scheme. This is an immensely rewarding role, enabling people to live independently and ensuring they get full enjoyment and fulfilment out of living in their ShireLiving or supported housing apartment.

Your role will require you to provide outstanding customer service to our tenants and visitors. As well as helping people to live as independently as possible in a safe, caring, inclusive and vibrant community.


What you will need:

It is not essential for you to hold a formal qualification although an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social care is desirable. However, you must be willing to work towards obtaining a relevant qualification and passionate about delivering a quality service to our tenants.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality and professional boundaries at all times. Taking responsibility for your own personal development, sharing knowledge and skills and learning from others within your team. You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees whilst focusing on delivery quality care to our service users.



In return, we offer you a rewarding opportunity within a supportive team of experienced mentors and peers, ensuring you thrive throughout your career. Should you want to develop further, we’ll invest in your future by offering fully-funded training.

All employees are covered by our discounted voucher schemes, life assurance scheme and have access to a variety of other employee benefits including free on-site parking, and dedicated volunteering leave for up to 16 hours per year.


Made with Care:

We've linked up with the Governments recently launched ‘Made With Care’ campaign which means if you join Choices, you will be part of the biggest reform of adult social care in a generation. There is record funding being invested to support the new social care sector including for staff training and development and if you have the values we're looking for - kindness, compassion and resilience - you will be joining a workforce dedicated to helping others and build a career that helps people live happy, healthy lives. 


Recruitment process:

In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues.

We are holding Open Days for this role on 10th and 16th February 2024 at Civic Centre, High Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1AX.

If you are interested in the role and in attending, please send your CV and application form to or phone 01782 254048 to book an appointment slot.

Ref : CHO2300. Closing Date : 16/02/2024 - Interview Date : 16/02/2024