Orchard End – Social Care Practitioner

Location: Orchard End,


Salary £17,043.00 – £18,973.50 (dependent on qualifications & experience)

Benefits include: paid induction training, 30 days annual leave, good pension scheme, travel allowance for those commuting 20miles+

Job Info

Social Care Practitioner

Location: Orchard End, Auberrow, Wellington, Hereford, HR4 8AL

About Us:

Orchard End is a community based residential home for six adults and is situated in an acre of gardens in the Herefordshire Hamlet of Auberrow, conveniently placed between the market town of Leominster and the Cathedral City of Hereford.

Our residents are diagnosed with varying disabilities, they have significant differences in cognitive ability and communicate in different ways. All adults referred to Orchard End display some challenging behaviour. This is our specialism and is what is at the centre of everything we do. All forms of behaviour are seen as some form of communication.

The Role:

As a Social Care Practitioner you will support the personalised development of each Resident and respect their dignity and individuality at all times. You will also ensure a high standard of personal care for each Resident, including matters of personal hygiene.

You will support the residents of Orchard End with communication, reaching personal goals accessing the local community.

You will be expected to undertake any training identified as necessary in order to carry out the role effectively and consistently ensure the safety of the Residents.

The role also involves administering and accurately recording all resident medication once appropriately trained.

Essential Criteria:

  • Due to our rural location applicants must have access to their own form of transport
  • Applicants must be willing to work shifts that include evenings and weekend. The shift times are as follows:

Early: 7:30 – 2:30

Late: 2:00 – 9:30

  • Willingness to complete the Care Certificate.

For more information please contact the Recruitment Team on 01885 488096 Ext: 12103 or apply online at:  https://senadgroup.com/careers-at-senad/job-vacancies/.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are committed to safeguarding those in our care, all employees are required to obtain an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and follow safeguarding policy and practice.

Orchard End Auberrow, Wellington, Herefordshire, HR4 8AL

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