Hadley Care are currently recruiting for a support workers to join their busy and friendly team in North Devon.
Post: Care Worker
Responsible to: Locality Manager
Starting pay is £7.90-£8.25 per hour and following a successful 6 month probationary period, Care Worker hourly rates are £8.50
Enhanced rate paid for weekend and bank holidays.
Shift 'sleepover allowance' of up to £70.47 per night.
We have part-time and full-time posts. Shifts are over a 24 hour period, 7 days a week, and are usually 09.00 – 14.30, 14.30 – 21.00, and a 21.00 – 09.00 sleepover (providing evening/morning care and sleeping on a z-bed with 2 nightly checks). A full time post (over 30 hours) and a part time post (less than 30hours) requires a commitment to two shifts alternate weekends and a flexibility to cover morning, afternoon, evening and sleep over shifts when required. Our rosters are usually settled into a regular pattern unless a Care worker is on leave or on sick leave, in which case we ask the other team members to work extra shifts to cover.
Commitment, reliability, honesty, a sense of humour, cooking skills, experience in the care sector and a good team worker are the qualities we are looking for, together with NVQ2 in Health Care or equivalent qualification or a willingness to study QCF (quality credit framework) units relevant to the job role. For the first 0-6 months in post, a care worker will attend on the job training and a class-room based induction supported by a workbook and covering all the elements required to be an effective and professional Care Worker. After approximately 12 months the Care Worker will be asked to study QCF units if they have not already achieved this qualification or equivalent.
To apply for this position please download the application pack by clicking on the links below.
Please return your completed application form to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or mark your application "Care Worker Application" and send it to Hadley Care Limited, Jevington Hall, Rectory Road, Combe Martin EX34 0NS
Not applicable at this time as we are actively recruiting NOW!
We look forward to hearing from you.
If you have any queries regarding this post, or our request for Identification Documents, please do not hesitate contact us on 01271 889152 or 07816 112 426.
Registered Manager, Hadley Care