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Care Worker (Community)
(2 Posts, Part time and Permanent)
£8.28 - £8.75 per hour, 24 hours per week
Bradwell, Tideswell, Stoney Middleton and Bakewell Area
We have a number of permanent vacancies in our Derbyshire Dales home care team that covers Bradwell, Tideswell, Stoney Middleton, Bakewell and other villages in that vicinity. The job involves supporting individuals to live in their own homes and assist with personal care, problem solve, medication, meals and some household tasks. Understanding and empathy with the needs of older people is essential as is the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively in order to maintain people's dignity and promote independence.
The successful applicant will be part of a home care team that meets regularly and has 1:1 supervisions with a domiciliary service organiser who will arrange relevant and appropriate training.
The training is free to successful applicants and so is DBS clearance, uniforms and all other work related equipment. The job requires someone who can travel across the patch and be able to work flexibly on a 5 in 7 day rota basis which includes evenings, weekends and bank holidays. There is a requirement to record factual information on client's needs and attend all statutory training.
The posts are 24 hour contracts but we can be flexible if necessary, there are often additional hours available.
For further information please ring either Sue Upton on 01629 532360 or Thelma Quince on 01629 532406.
Application packs for all vacancies are available online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/jobs or from Call Derbyshire on 08 456 058 058
Closing date: 30 October 2016
We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone.