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Casual Care Worker (Care Crew) Waking Nights (Learning Disability Service)

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/489/17792
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: Casual Hours
  • Salary: £10.01 per hour plus enhancements for night working and weekends and bank holidays.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 1JE

Job introduction

Are you looking for a rewarding, varied role where each day can offer a fresh challenge? 

We are looking to recruit a number of Waking Nights Care Crew bank staff to join our team across our Learning Disability services.

The hourly salary is £10.01 (- time and a half for working at weekends, double time for working on a bank holiday or time and a third for working at night (between 8pm and 6 am))and with our external benefits provider you can get discounts with high street retailers such as Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer, Argos and Boots as well as cinemas, local attractions and holiday companies via our external benefits provider.

Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion please contact either Ade Young, Operations Manager, on 07592 104642 or Kim Foster, Operations Manager on 01273 296225 or 07544 656343

About the role

We aim to provide empowering care which supports service users to live fulfilling lives, maintaining / regaining life skills and independence. We are looking for people who are motivated to support service users in this way and who are comfortable supporting people with personal care, and have good communication skills to build positive relationships with service users, their families and other professionals.

If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, and you feel you have the skills required, we would very much like to hear from you.

You will be very well supported in your role through supervision and training. Training covers a range of courses include manual handling, food hygiene, infection control and more specialised courses where appropriate.

We welcome applications from those with no prior experience in social care. Working as a Care Crew worker gives flexibility to work around you daily life. Shifts include earlies, lates, weekends and nights.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they 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 (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

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

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.

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/489/17792
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: Casual Hours
  • Salary: £10.01 per hour plus enhancements for night working and weekends and bank holidays.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 1JE