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Care Worker

Term Entry
Permanent
Type Hours
Full Time or Part Time (Various hours per week)
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Posts
4 posts
Address
Woodmansey, Beverley (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 4 September
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Adults Health and Customer Services
Job reference
Job reference: BCOM001257
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Description

The job itself

Do you enjoy working with people and are you able to demonstrate good customer focus?

Do you have an understanding of the changing needs of older people who have a learning disability?

Are you self-motivated, positive, and a committed person, with good core values?

If so then we are seeking you to join our team in a Care Worker role, working across our 24 hour Independent Supported Living Schemes, in the Beverley and East Riding area.

The Supported Housing Team is a CQC registered service that works across local communities to support people who have a learning disability to live as independently as possible in their own homes.

We have part time and full time posts available, ranging from 16 to 37 hours per week. Hours will be discussed at interview or you can specify in your applcation.

Equivalent hourly rate is £10.19

You will be able to offer:

  • good verbal and written communication skills
  • a person centred and flexible approach
  • to work on your own initiative when lone working
  • to take a common-sense approach to day-to-day organisation and problem solving
  • to work in partnership with families and other agencies.
  • good time management skills and desirably a knowledge of the support planning and risk assessment process

Ideally you will also hold a full driving licence and have your own vehicle for use for work purposes (travel mileage allowances paid).

Duties within this role will include:

  • Working with a small staff team to ensure good standards of support to individuals in their home to support independence and choice in terms of their daily routines and activities.
  • Personal care routines, household tasks, menu planning and cooking, medication and health appointments, social activities and outings, employment, hobbies and interests.
  • Supporting people to achieve their desired outcomes.
  • Ensuring good health and safety and administrative recording systems are in place

You must be willing to develop skills and undertake required training for the role (This will include the East Riding Care Certificate portfolio).

Hours are worked on a shift rota basis, over seven days, including alternate weekends, some sleep-in duties, and some bank holidays.

In return you will receive a competitive salary, a range of wellbeing and discount scheme benefits, the opportunity to develop professionally, access to quality training and experiential learning, and the support of an excellent manager and team.

For an informal discussion about the post/service, or if you require any assistance with the application process, please contact Lee Dibnah, Registered Manager on 07909634384, or Maxine Finney, Senior Care Officer on 01482 888236

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Name
Lee Dibnah
Role
Registered Manager
lee.dibnah@eastriding.gov.uk
Phone
07909634384
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Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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Casual work

Where the advertised vacancy is a contracted position, casual work may still be offered as a result of this recruitment process dependent upon if casual work is available at the time of the appointment.

Travel

Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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