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Care Worker (Community)

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Location
The Arc (Derbyshire County Council), Clowne
Reference
JOB/22/03591
Salary details
Hourly rate - £10.98 - £11.18 Enhanced hourly rate for working between 7.00pm and 7.00am: £14.64 - £14.90 Salary for 37 hours or pro rata pay for hours of the post. £21,189 - £21,575
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Permanent
Hours
20 hours per week
Closing Date
11 December 2022
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Are you someone with a caring personality and a desire to care for others? Do you have the ambition and drive to work positively with people, promoting choice and control to encourage their independence in personal care, mobility, medication, making meals, whilst working to their personal service plan? Could you make a difference to someone’s life by offering short term care and support?

Could you make a make a difference to the life of a person living with Dementia?

We’re looking for people to join our valued care team helping Derbyshire residents with Dementia lead independent lives.

As a Care Workers (Community) you’ll be ensuring people stay healthy, happy and well in their own homes by helping them with a variety of everyday tasks including assisting with medication.

You don’t need previous experience as we’ll give you all the training and support you need to do the job.

The Dementia team cover the whole of Bolsover area:

you could be covering calls in Glapwell, Shirebrook, Bolsover, Mastin Moor, Barlborough, Whitwell, Clowne, Elmton, Creswell, Hodthorpe, Pinxton, Alfreton, South Normanton, Tibshelf and Newton.

The working pattern is 5 in 7 working Am/ PM over 4-week rota.

We’re keen to hear from you if you:

  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Understand what it means to treat people with dignity and respect
  • Can place a person at the centre of their care
  • Can be creative and are forward thinking

Working in care can be challenging at times, but extremely rewarding, and as an employee of Derbyshire County Council, you will receive various benefits including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Generous local government pension
  • Genuine career development opportunity
  • Wellbeing support
  • PPE and workwear

We have vacancies in numerous areas across Derbyshire, working anytime between 7.00am and 22.00pm on a Rota basis, with various part time contracts and opportunities to work additional hours if required. This role requires applicants to travel across a sizeable geographical area so access to transport is essential.

Interested? Click on the attachments where you can find more specific details about the role of a Care Worker and by apply through our website. We have opportunities across Derbyshire so there is no closing date on this advert, once you’ve submitted an application we will get in touch with you as soon as possible and you can also track the progress of your application online.

For more information on the wonderful work we do or to request a call back from us to chat to us about a career in care visit our Careers in social care page.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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 position is included in the Council’s £100 ‘Recommend a Friend’ scheme, let us know your recommendation by asking the applicant to say that you recommended this job to them on the personal details section of their application form (Terms and conditions apply)

An initial one off lump sum Welcome payment of £500 (pro-rata) is attached to this post payable in your first salary. If you voluntarily leave the Council’s employment within 12 months, you are required to repay some or all of the welcome payment (Terms and conditions apply). Further information on employee retention payments is available on our website at Salary scales - Our Derbyshire.

The following retention payment is attached to this post: £500 after 12 months satisfactory service. Further information on retention payments is available on our website at Salary scales - Our Derbyshire.