Job title: Home Care Worker – Home Care Service
Date posted: 14/01/2021
Application closing date: 27/01/2021
Location: Bridgend County Borough
Salary: £8,145 per annum
15 hours per week
We have vacancies in our Home Care service covering Bridgend County Borough Council. We are looking for applicants who are flexible to meet the working hours of daytime, and evening calls within this service area, ensuring that citizen’s needs are met within the community.
Our Internal Home Care Service provides support to people who have physical disabilities, people with dementia needs, people who have been recently discharged from hospital and are waiting a Reablement programme.
You will play a vital part in helping people to live as independently as possible in their own homes. Ideally you will have some experience of caring for adults and older people, although you do not need formal qualifications to join us. You will assist mainly with personal care tasks, which will include washing, toileting and dressing whilst enabling people to live as independently as possible.
The service operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year, mainly between the hours of 7.30am and 10.00pm. As part of a team, your working pattern will include some weekends and bank holidays and you will have advanced notice of your scheduled working and rest days. Our busiest time is in the morning and we are particularly interested in recruiting people who are able to start work early.
You will need to be flexible and committed and prepared to undertake appropriate training, including QCF Diploma level 2 in Health & Social Care. You will hold a full driving licence and have the use of your own car.
Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.
Applicants should note that a criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) will be necessary for the successful applicant.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 27th January 2021.