Home First Non Mobile Care Support Worker

Home First Non Mobile Care Support Worker Derby, England

Derby City Council
Full Time Derby, England 15114 - 15671 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Application closing date
Working Pattern
Grade D £15,114 - £15,671 a year actual salary (£22,369 - £23,194 a year full time equivalent)
Contractual hours
Job category/type
Support Worker
Job description
Directorate: People Services
Hours: 25 hours a week, working 4 days on 4 days off
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home First, Derby
We are proud of our award-winning Home First team whose short-term support enables customers to maintain or regain their independence to live in their own homes, or whilst having assessment in our integrated Assessment Hub at Perth House in Derby.
We now have an opportunity for a Support Worker to work within our dedicated team mainly in our Assessment Hub and occasionally accompanying colleagues in the Community. Additional hours may be available but not guaranteed.
Working closely with our NHS colleagues, we are responsive to the needs of our customers by supporting the prevention of hospital admission and facilitating hospital discharge.
You’ll be supporting our customers to regain and maximise their independence including:
  • helping build customers confidence in their day-to-day activity
  • washing
  • dressing/undressing
  • meal preparation support
  • assistance with taking medication
You must be able to demonstrate a positive approach with a keen willingness to learn, be self-motivated and enjoy working in a rapid response setting. If you have experience in the care field, ideally possess level 2 in Health and Social Care or maybe have informal care experience but looking for a new career and can share our passion to make a difference - we want to hear from you.
In return you will:
Supported by our Senior Support Leaders & Management team.
 Free Initial and ongoing training which will support you to further develop your skills
 Free Enhanced Adults DBS check.
 Free Uniform
 Free Personal Protective Wear
 Career development pathway.
 Support from our management team.
 Bank holiday enhanced pay.
 Generous holiday pay.
 Local government pension scheme.
 A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
 Employee Discount Scheme
 Enjoy the many benefits of working for Derby City Council.
Our working shift times are 7.15am to 2.30pm and 2.15pm to 10.00pm. with a 30-minute break during your shift hours.
We have a number of afternoon only contracts available for the 2.15pm to 10pm shifts. All other contracts are for 2 working weeks of morning shift and 1 working week of afternoons in rotation.
Here are some comments from our staff team:
‘I like getting out and about in the community and seeing customers so happy to be at home.’
‘I find my job very rewarding that I have had a hand in helping customers with their recovery.’
‘We get lots of thank you cards which shows that customers really do appreciate the work we do.’
‘I have the right training to enable me to fulfil my role.’
Apply: Please complete the application in full, telling us about how you meet the job specification requirements.
As part of our safer recruitment checks the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
All employees will normally be appointed to the minimum of the grade for the job. For reasons connected with a particular need of the Council it may be appropriate, subject to approval, to appoint to a higher point in the pay grade.
Before you complete your application form please read our guidance on filling in your application form.
Quick Tip! Remember to align your personal statement to the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification
Please be aware that where there are staff within the organisation who are 'at risk' of redundancy, requirements to redeploy to another suitable role will apply and take priority.
The closing date for this vacancy is 2 October 2023 at midnight. Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.

Home First Non Mobile Care Support Worker
Derby City Council

Derby, United Kingdom
Fareed Hussain
Unknown / Non-Applicable
5001 to 10000 Employees
National Services & Agencies
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