Derby City Council

Mobile Care Support Worker (BB-39543)

Found in: Talent UK

Job description 25 hours weekly average, working 4 days on/4 days off on a rolling rota, working mornings for 2 working weeks and evenings for 1 working week at the following shift times (with thirty minute unpaid break each shift) : • Mornings: 7.15am to 2.45pm• Afternoons: 2.30am to 10.00pm Social care has been prominent in the media during recent months and has highlighted the amazing role that care support staff play in our community. As a result of increasing demands for our service, an exciting opportunity has arisen for Mobile Care Support Staff to join our award- winning Home First team. 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 by providing short-term assessment support to people in their own homes and within our integrated Assessment Hubs at Perth House and Arboretum House. We look after some of the most vulnerable and frail people in our community who have been discharged from hospital, or for those who experience a short period of ill health enabling them to stay at home rather than be in a hospital bed. We assess customer’s needs and work with them to be as independent as possible. Working as part of our valued and vibrant care support team you'll be ensuring our customers are supported in assisting them with everyday tasks such as washing and dressing, meal preparation and medication. Working in this fast-paced team you'll work closely with social care practitioners and health care professionals. Whether you have looked after family members, looking for a new career path or professional care experience and possess: - • Desire to make a difference• A 'can do attitude' and open mind.• Caring nature • Reliable and flexible• Willingness to learn• Good level of written and spoken English • A right to work in the UK. We definitely want to hear from you and in return we will provide you with: • Initial and ongoing training which will support you to further develop your skills• Career development pathway.• Support from our management team.• Generous holiday pay.• Uniform.• Benefits associated as employees of Derby City Council. You need to have access to a car or motorcycle available for business use for this position. You will be paid a mileage allowance. If you are interested in joining our team please apply using the application form and telling us all about how you can be a great Support Worker, we look forward to hearing from you. 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.’ ‘It really is great to work with Home First and be given opportunity for promotion.’ As part of our safer recruitment checks the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check 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 30 April 2021 at midnight. Any application forms received after the closing date will not be accepted. Quick Tip! Remember to align your personal statement to the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification

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info Permanent

location_on Derby, United Kingdom

work Derby City Council

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