Community Support Services MiCare, is an inhouse provider for Rutland County Council. We are a short-term integrated health and social care service that provides short term support to people in their own homes. We put people at the heart of the service and deliver exceptionally responsive, person-centred care which enables the individuals to live a life of their choosing. We have just received an overall ‘Outstanding’ from a recent CQC Inspection. Community Support Services Micare - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)
Various flexible hours available to suit, on a 7 day rota basis
Basic pay of £10.79 - £10.98 per hour, Saturdays at £16.19 - £16.47 per hour, Sundays and bank holidays at £21.58 - £21.96 per hour. All hours worked above 37 hours per week are paid at Mon-Sat £16.19 - £16.47 per hour and Sundays and Bank holidays £21.58 - £21.96
As a team we are passionate and proud of our individual roles and the support we deliver. The team are supported to develop and grow within their roles and give them purpose. Our aim is to make people’s experience of using our service as positive as possible, and we will go over and above to support people to re-integrate into their communities and to live their best and fullest life possible.
About the role…
As a MiCare Support Worker you:
- Provide support to adults to develop and maintain activities of daily living
- Support people using the service following training and guidance, 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 and lots more
- Using supportive and motivational approaches to help service users identify and achieve their goals
- Undertake 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
Do you have the same values as described above and want to work in an innovative and passionate team? Do you take pride in what you do?
- Qualified to NVQ Level 2 in Social Care, or equivalent – or be willing to work towards this qualification.
- 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.
- Able to work weekends and bank holidays
- Willing to take part in a two week running rota.
We will accept applications from individuals who do not have experience but have always wanted to work in social care and are willing to provide support with personal care treating people with dignity and respect.
If you would like to arrange to come in and have a chat about the role and the work we do before you apply, please contact the team on the numbers below.
It is essential that you have a full driving license (or a license that allows you to drive in the UK) and access to a car to enable you to work in this role.
Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous, however, if you have the passion and commitment to help and support others then 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 October/November 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. We will contact you on receipt of your application to offer you the opportunity to come into the office to meet the team and to enable you to ask questions and see if the post is something that you do want to do.
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 County 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.
The Community Support Services MiCare’s management team ensure an open and honest culture where staff feel supported and valued.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process, please call us on 01572 758349 or email us at email@example.com
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 758349 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org