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Care Worker (2 Posts)

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Location
Meadow View, Home for Older People, Matlock
Reference
JOB/22/03687
Salary details
Grade 5 Post 1 £14,016.48 - £14,297.40 per annum, Post 2 £10,974.72 - £11,194.56 per annum - • If you normally work Monday – Sunday (or a proportion if you are part-time): Monday to Sunday – 7pm to 7am – plain time plus one-third
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Permanent
Hours
Post 1 - 26 hours and 55 minutes per week, Post 2 - 21 hours and 5 minutes per week
Closing Date
14 August 2022
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We are recruiting Care Workers to help our residents lead dignified lives.

Working as part of a valued care team you’ll be ensuring our residents stay happy, healthy and well by helping them with everyday tasks such as washing and dressing, eating meals, taking medication and socialising.

Understanding the needs of older people, including those with dementia, is an important part of the work.

If you think you can make a positive difference to an older or disabled person’s life and would like a rewarding job with room for progression, we would like to hear from you.

You don’t need previous experience as we will give you all the training and support that you will need to do the job. There will also be ongoing support and mentoring from experienced staff.

Working hours are flexible based on a three-shift pattern and we offer good rates of pay and a good pension, free uniform, high quality training and many other benefits including a minimum of five weeks holiday and eight Bank Holidays a year (pro-rata), and extra pay for unsocial hours.

Provisional Interview Date: 24 August 2022

 

 

 

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

This is an Internal vacancy and is only available to employees of Derbyshire County Council, including temporary and relief employees and agency workers engaged by the Council. Employees specifically identified as ‘individually at risk’ of redundancy have priority interview status, and employees on pay protection have guaranteed interview status, for vacancies at the same grade or below. When applying for jobs please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that this status clearly stated on your application form. Please ask your manager if you are unsure of your status. School based employees who fall under the responsibility of the Governing body of an LA School are only able to apply for these posts if they are subject to notices of redundancy issued by the relevant school