Driver

Location
Rugby, Warwickshire
Salary
£8.05 per hour
Posted
05 Jan 2018
Closes
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

 Title: Driver

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire

Contact: Frazer on 02476 540935 or click apply now

Summary:

Driver

Part time, 25hrs per week (with the possible opportunity to ‘top-up’ hours)

£8.05 per hour

Access to Company benefits package

Access to Company pension scheme

We require friendly and caring individuals with Full UK driving licences, held for 3 years or more, to join our team. You will be helping our residents to access the local community, and assist them while out on trips. You will also transport those who visit the home for day care, and transport staff and goods between our homes. A background in care would be useful, but full training is provided.

Full description:

You will be joining a team that delivers high quality person-centred care to people living with dementia. An integral part of this, and central to your role, is ensuring that residents are able to access the local community at all times.

 

To achieve this, you will transport residents and staff on trips to places of interest, accompanying and assisting them for the duration of the trip. You will also transport residents who visit the home for day care, helping them in and out of the car and to and from their destination. Another part of your role will involve taking staff to work from a central location and back again, and occasionally between our homes.

 

In addition to these tasks you may also undertake trips for hospital appointments, to collect food shopping orders and other goods, to dispose of household waste and recycling, and to post letters and parcels. As such you will be expected to maintain accurate records, adhere to company policy on vehicle use, and perform basic safety checks and cleaning of vehicles you use.

We require dedicated applicants with a professional attitude, and that special caring quality that sets them apart from the rest.

We strongly believe in developing the skills of our staff and offer an extensive range of training courses.

Essential requirements:

Full, clean, UK licence – held for three years

Desirable requirements:

Experience as a professional driver in any capacity Experience in the healthcare industry

Pinnacle Care Ltd:

We operate six residential homes in and around Rugby, Warwickshire. Offering high quality person-centred care for people living with dementia and related mental health needs. Through home care, day care, and residential care – on both a respite and long-term basis.

We believe that each of our homes should provide residents with a friendly and comfortable environment. This allows residents to have as much flexibility as possible, provides a level of familiarity, and encourages activity.

We achieve this by working as far as possible to a number of person-centred care principles and training our staff to a high level, to really understand dementia.

Full job descriptions, and a list of our other current vacancies, can be found at: http://www.pinnaclecare.co.uk/jobopportunities.htm

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