Care Assistant

Employer: Surrey County Council

  • Reference: 100004763
  • Published on: Mon 28/09/2015 11:47 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/01/2016 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Permanent
  • Hours: Dormers is looking for staff to work on 'bank' contracts which offer flexible working arrangements with varying shifts and hours from week to week.
  • Salary: £8.07 per hour plus leave entitlement
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Dormers Resource Centre, 67 Foxon Lane, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5SG

Job Details
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

About the Role
The working pattern operating at Dormers consists of shifts covering 8.00 – 14.30 or 14.30 – 21.00 over a seven day period. There is the option of Waking Night shifts avaiable especially during the busy annual leave periods of the year.

Dormers Resource Centre is a 39 bedded residential Care Home, consisting of Day Service, Reablement unit for persons with dementia, Respite care.We are within commutable distance from London. Caterham train station is within Zone 6 of London Underground and has a good local bus service and train connections.

We are looking to grow our team so that we can provide the best quality standard of care following the Care Quality Commission regulations. We provide training to include mandatory core subjects around Health and Social Care as well as more specialist training in all elements of dementia care.

We would like candidates to be motivated and work in a professional and person centred manner whilst adhering to Surrey County Council code of conduct and ways of working.

Key responsibilities

To be responsible for attending to the personal care needs of residents and Day Centre service users with a view to creating a person centred and supportive homely environment, so residents can achieve there maximum independence, engagement and choice. NVQ level 2 or 3 or equivalent is desirable, how ever we have provisions to provide training in Health and Social Care level 2 and 3 Diploma.

Contact Details
For an informal discussion contact Sam Kirwan on 01883 330927.

Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 25th January 2016

This is an open advert so applications will be reviewed regularly and you will be notified of the outcome by email or a member of staff.

Staff Benefits

We believe people are our greatest asset. That is why we have gone out of our way to give staff everything they need to make their jobs easier, and everything they need for a more rewarding career.We offer a competitive pay structure, along with contractual benefits such as paid leave, a local government salary-related pension scheme and an annual training programme offering continual learning were applicable.Surrey County Council offers a great opportunity to exchange salary for a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers, health screening, dental insurance, personal accident scheme, retail vouchers and car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff .

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Equal Opportunities

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.


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