Driver/ Carer - Orchard Lodge - Horsham

Sussex Healthcare
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Care Assistant/ DriverOrchard Lodge/ Boldings Lodge, Warnham - cares for adults with learning and physical disabilitiesWe are looking to recruit Care Assistant/ Driver to deliver excellent residential care at Sussex Healthcare.Day to day tasks of the Care Assistant/ Driver:To meet the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independenceTo help in the care of the service users physical environment and in the general day to day activities of the home.To transport service users to and from the day centre/college Monday - Friday, on outings and where necessary to medical appointments, under direction of the Home Manager.Ensure that the mini-bus is road worthyCollect prescriptions from the chemist.Ensure that all harnesses and seatbelts are in place and secure prior to any journey.Ensure first aid/emergency equipment is in place and current.Any accident or incident to be reported and documented appropriately.A clean D1 driving licence with a minimum of two years experience of driving in the UK is essential.Benefits of the Care Assistant/ Driver:£7.55 - £7.90 / hour50p more per hour for weekends and double pay for bank holidayPensionPaid breaksFree staff bus, subsidiary meals and uniformReduced rate accommodationIn house Training, academy offering various coursesMentoring schemeExceptional career progression within the companyRefer a friend bonusesplus, many more!Requirements for the Care Assistant role/ Driver:A warm and friendly dispositionGood communication skills, able to put others at easeReliable and punctualD1 LicenseDriving for over 2 yearsReliable and punctualClean FULL driving licenseWinners of the West Sussex Care Accolades 'Employer of the year' award 2016!We believe that the great service we provide is all down to the great people we employ and we strongly believe in investing in people to fulfil their potential. Education and training are a key part of our quality strategy. Are you passionate about providing excellence??Are you looking to join an award winning company……Join us at Sussex Healthcare!!