Community Support Workers (MiCare)
Rutland County Council need MiCare Support Workers to work with us to provide Reablement services for people with disabilities and those who are frail and recovering from illness or injury. We are looking for colleagues who want to make a difference and who are kind, patient and hardworking with fantastic people skills and the motivation to provide a high-quality service. MiCare Support Workers focus on helping people restore their optimum level of independent functioning and provide a safety net homecare service.
- Qualified to NVQ Level 2 in Social Care, or equivalent
- Have experience of providing personal care and support in either a paid or voluntary capacity
- Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
- Able to record observations relevantly and accurately
- Able to work effectively on own as well as part of a team.
About the role…
As a MiCare Support Worker you will be responsible for the following:
- Providing support to adults to develop and maintain activities of daily living
- Supporting service users in a structured way to undertake a range of social care tasks such as washing, dressing/undressing, showering and bathing, meal preparation, domestic activities and engaging in community activities
- Using supportive and motivational approaches to help service users identify and achieve their goals
- Undertaking a range of delegated health care tasks as required such as prompt prescribed medication, supporting the application of prescribed creams, eye and ear drops, catheter care and prompting exercise as prescribed by the physiotherapist.
Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous, however, we can offer you a comprehensive induction and a tailored training plan, with support to undertake the QCF Diploma and Level 2 Health and Social Care qualifications fully funded by us!
To find out more about the roles and how you can make a difference, please look at our team video using the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxcZeozgQdU
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The costs for the DBS are paid by us.
MiCare Support Worker interviews will be held during March/April 2023. Please be advised this could be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.
We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.
Rutland Council is committed to Flexible Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.
Our offer to you:
We are committed to supporting and empowering our staff to be the best workers that they can be and that Rutland Council is the place you want to be. Our benefits go beyond the salary – being part of a great team, excellent Local Government Pension, generous annual leave, opportunities to learn and develop your career, and a demonstrable commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our staff.
Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.
Find out more:
To learn more about working with us visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk or if you have any queries about this role please contact Sue Giddens, Assistant Manager MiCare Service on 07572 390441 or at email@example.com
If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process, please call us on 01572 758428 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.
How to Apply
To apply for this role click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below. If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.
Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered.
Once you have access to your JGP account you will be able to complete the application form in stages, saving and amending it until you are happy to the submit your completed application. You should use the Personal Statement section to demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the role profile attached.
If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758428 or email us at email@example.com