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Domiciliary Services Organiser

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Oakland Village Extra Care Housing Scheme, Hall Farm Road, Swadlincote
Salary details
Grade 9 £24,043.20 - £25,570.55 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Pending restructure until 30 November 2024
29 hours 36 minutes per week
Closing Date
26 May 2024

An exciting opportunity has become available to support adults to live fulfilling, meaningful and independent lives.

As a Domiciliary Service Organiser (DSO) in Extra Care, you will support and lead a team of care staff in the Oakland Village Extra Care setting on a part time basis.  The position is 4 days per week and you will work alongside an established DSO on a rotational basis.  This will include weekend and bank holiday working at times on a 5 from 7 day basis. 

Your role will include mentoring and leadership of colleagues, organising rota's, developing individual service plans as well as other tasks.  Key to the role is ensuring safe and dignified care provision for people living in Extra Care who need that bit of extra support to remain independent. 

The post is initially for 6 months from the start date although may increase following review.  We would welcome secondments with the approval of your line Manager.  We offer full training and career progression. 

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to enable people to live their best life,  please come and join our Extra Care Team.  We welcome your application.  If you would like to discuss the post further, please email Rebecca Toms at rebecca.toms@derbyshire.gov.uk

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave per year (rising to 30 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata). 
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

More details on the benefits of working for the council can be found on our reward and recognition page here

Provisional Interview Date: Week Commencing 3 June 2024

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.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here