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Senior Care Assistants

  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: NOV20186931
  • Published: Tue 20/11/2018, 17:34 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/12/2018, 17:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings
  • Hours: vacancy duration as Permanentand workpattern as Variable Hours.
  • Salary: 18444 - 22542 Pro Rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thurrock

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Senior Care Assistants within our Domiciliary Care Team.

The main areas of responsibility will be the safe handling, administration and recording of medication for vulnerable adults living within the community.  The role will require you to ensure medication compliance across the service. You will be working closely with the Medication Officers to ensure safe and effective medication management. 

You will need to be able to keep a comprehensive and accurate record of all issues relating to medication. You will also be expected to liaise with relevant health care professionals. As well as, regular update meetings and training sessions will need to be conducted as necessary.

In return, you will receive an attractive benefit package, which includes:

  • Employee Assistant Programme and First Care Health Support for Employee and close family
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Discounts in local shops and stores
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • Mandatory Training at no cost
  • Enhanced DBS required at no cost
  • Care Certificate training provided at no cost
  • Paid mileage
  • Paid travel time
  • Paid Business User Allowance (if you are asked to use your own vehicle for your work)
  • Enhanced rate on Bank Holidays

To be suitable for the role you will need to be enthusiastic, have knowledge and experience of administering medication and be familiar with Care Quality Commission fundamental standards. 

The ideal candidate must also have a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle is required.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) at Enhanced level will be required for this post.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact – Angelita Rafanan on 07708 509520.

Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

How to Apply

Please apply online by clicking Apply. Please note, we do not accept CVs. If you have any difficulties in submitting an application form please email recruitment@thurrock.gov.uk

  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: NOV20186931
  • Published: Tue 20/11/2018, 17:34 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/12/2018, 17:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings
  • Hours: vacancy duration as Permanentand workpattern as Variable Hours.
  • Salary: 18444 - 22542 Pro Rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thurrock

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