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Care Worker

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Oakland Village, Hall Farm Road, Swadlincote
Salary details
Grade 5 - 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
30 hours per week
Closing Date
11 June 2023
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We are recruiting for a care worker to assist our residents to lead dignified lives. Working as part of a valued team, ensuring that the residents are happy, healthy assisting with daily tasks including washing and dressing/ personal care, assisting with meals, medication, life skills and socialising. 

Understanding the needs of older people; including Dementia would be desirable.

If you think you have the skills to enhance and make a positive difference to an older or disabled persons life this rewarding job may be the one for you.  

Experience is desirable but not essential as full training is given. 

Working hours are based on a 3 shift pattern and this may include unsociable  hours and bank holidays. Enhanced payments paid between the hours of 7pm-7am. 5 weeks holiday annually and this will increase after 5 years to 6 weeks holiday. 

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)