Care Worker

Recruiter
St Helena Hopsice
Location
Colchester
Salary
£16575 - £18324/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care Worker 

A number of opportunities to work in the community of North East Essex committed to providing high quality care. 

St Helena Hospice exists for the patients, families and carers we serve in north east Essex and the Colne valley area of mid-Essex as well as for those who will need our support in the future. We help local people with an incurable illness to live well and die with dignity and choice. 

Position: Care Worker 
Location: Colchester and Tendring areas 
Hours: Colchester – 18 or 24 hours per week, 6 hour shifts on a fixed 2 week rolling rota. Tendring – 15 or 20 hours per week, 5 hour shifts as part of a flexible rota 
Salary: £16,575 - £18,324 per annum depending upon experience and qualifications 

Closing Date: 23/6/2017 
Interview Dates: 3/7/2017 and 4/7/2017 

About the Role: 

St Helena Hospice seek Care Workers to work in the community of North East Essex as part of our new St Helena Home Care Service. The Home Care Team deliver care in the client`s home to assist when full independence is no longer possible. Our client group is made up of adults nearing the end of their life, requiring knowledgeable assistance to enable them to die at home, if that is their wish, and elderly social care clients who may need varying degrees of assistance. 

About You: 

We are looking for Care Workers with a passion for their work and a commitment to delivering high quality care. To be considered for the role, you must hold a driving or motorbike licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to clients` homes. Business insurance will be required on your insurance policy. 

You will also have an NVQ qualification in Health and Social Care and proven experience in care work or be currently employed as a Care Worker, ideally in a domiciliary setting, with previous experience and preferably hold the Care Certificate. 

For the vacancies in the Tendring area, we would consider a limited number of applicants without experience as full training and support can be given 

What We Offer: 

In return, we can offer a permanent contract with guaranteed hours, a generous holiday allowance, a mileage allowance of 40p per mile, a company pension scheme and a supportive working environment. 

Successful applicants will need to participate in a two-week induction between the hours of 9am and 3pm. 

You may have experience of the following: Care Worker, Support Worker, Social Care, Third Sector, Charity, Voluntary Sector, Care Staff, Healthcare Assistant, Charities, Not For Profit, Care Assistant etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role