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Care Officer

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/541/16607
  • Published: Fri 31/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: Various hours required
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748 pro rata plus enhancements
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN2 6UH

Job introduction

Are you interested in supporting and caring for people with Dementia?

If so, come and join our team here at Ireland Lodge

We have 5 vacancies hours as follows working on fixed rotas:

3 x 21 hours

1 x 24 hours

1 x weekend only rota

There may be possibility to discuss more flexible hours around the available rota hours.

For an informal discussion, please contact Tina Johns, Assistant Operations Manager on 01273 296120

About the role

You will join a team of committed,  friendly staff providing high level of support for adults (mainly older people) with Dementia using a re-abling approach with the aim of maximizing independence and wellbeing for individuals.

Ireland Lodge is situated in a residential area and has free parking facilities if you choose to work here.   

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is friendly with a calming influence
  • Wishes to support with personal care and ensure that the experience of service users receiving support is dignified, respectful, provides choice, empowers individuals and maintains self worth.
  • Being a point of regular contact so the service user feels safe and well supported
  • Keeping accurate records if required e.g. food & fluid charts; observation charts; bowel and bladder charts.
  • To participate as a member of our team

We can offer you:

  • a higher rate of pay than the average market rate
  • a career average pension scheme
  • generous holiday up to 25 days a year (Pro rata)
  • regular supervision meetings with an experienced line manager and training
  • a range of other staff benefits 

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Regulations now require all staff who undertake work within CQC registered care homes to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19, unless they satisfy one of the medical/legal exemptions.  Being fully vaccinated or being medically/legally exempt will be a condition of your employment and you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or medical/legal exemption as part of the recruitment process for this role

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/541/16607
  • Published: Fri 31/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: Various hours required
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748 pro rata plus enhancements
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN2 6UH

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