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Day Service Worker

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Oakland Village, Swadlincote
Salary details
Grade 7 £9,026.64 - £9,776.40 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
14 hours and 30 minutes per week
Closing Date
11 December 2022
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Derbyshire County Council aims to provide day services that meet the individual needs of those attending. Our skilled and caring staff focus on the outcomes that people want to achieve, and by giving individual support we help people to maximise their independence and improve their quality of life. Most centres offer both half and full day sessions. Services offered include: Chair based exercise, Reminiscence sessions, Independent living skills, Dexterity games and rehabilitative exercises. Support to use specialist mobility equipment.

The successful candidate will lead the team of care workers to provide a stimulating person centred service at the Day Centre based within Oakland Village RCCC. The successful candidate must be able to lead, to create activity sessions based around the individual on a group and 1:1 basis. Knowledge and experience of working with individuals' with Dementia desirable. Duties include; activities, personal care, medication administration, supervising the care team, assisting with meals, life skills, infection control, reviewing care needs, liaising with professionals. 

Provisional Interview Date: 15 December 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.