Care Support Worker - Mobile
Derby City Council
Derby, GB
1d ago

Job description

Do you want to make a difference to our customers in Derby? Do you want to work in and be part of our award winning team?

If the answer is yes, come and join our friendly team. We have a number of opportunities for a Care Support Worker to work within our dedicated team.

Most of our daytime contracts are 25 hours, but we can provide additional hours. Post one12.5 hours working 2 days on / 6 days off on rolling rotaPost two25 hours working 4 days on / 4 days off on rolling rota with one week afternoon shifts and two weeks morning shiftsPost three25 hours working 4 days on / 4 days off on rolling rota afternoon shifts only.

Post four37 hours working 4 days on / 4 days off on a rolling rota with two weeks early shift and one week late shift. We work closely with our NHS colleagues and responsive to the needs of our customers by supporting the prevention of hospital admission and facilitating hospital discharge.

We maximise customers independence to live in their own homes, or by supporting their short term stay in our integrated Assessment Hub at Perth House, Derby by : -

  • helping build customers confidence in their day-to-day activity
  • showing customers how to do things differently, yet achieve the same goal
  • support with personal care
  • support with dressing / undressing
  • meal preparation support
  • assistance with taking medication We can capture the tasks that you will undertake, but you need to be a special person to meet the emotions and understand people, lend an ear to listen, empathise or just simply taking the time to talk to someone and be part of their day.
  • We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a positive approach, have a keen willingness to learn, be self-motivated and enjoy working in a short term, rapid response setting.

    Ideally you will possess a Level 2 in Health and Social Care and have experience in the care field. However, if you only have informal care experience, but looking for a change in career and share our passion to make a difference we will provide excellent support and a training package whilst you work we most definitely want to hear from you. In return you will :

  • Be supported by our Senior Support Leaders and Management teams
  • Have career progression available
  • Have free Uniform,
  • Personal Protective equipment,
  • Full Training and DBS provided
  • Generous paid annual leave entitlements
  • Able to apply for the Blue Light discount Card.
  • Enjoy the many benefits of working for Derby City Council. Our working shift times for 12.5 hour and 25 hour contracts are : 7.
  • 30am to 2.45pm and 2.30pm to 10.00pm. 37 hours are 7.30am to 6.30pm or 11am to 10pm All shifts have a 30-minute break. You will need to have a car or motorcycle available for these positions.

    A generous mileage rate is paid. Here are some comments from our staff team : I enjoy my work. It is rewarding to see how our support helps customers through their journey of recovery and to achieve their goals’ 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.’ 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. We look forward to hearing from you.

    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.

    All new starters will automatically start at the bottom of the grade.

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