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Care Worker (Female Only)
  • Employer: Notting Hill Genesis
  • Reference: HSG/Jan-2021/DCO-UNI
  • Published: Fri 29/01/2021, 16:16 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/11/2021, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time, Flexible Hours, Weekends
  • Hours: 0-37 hours per week
  • Salary: £17,667 - £20,876 per annum (£9.18 - £10.85 for Bank contracts)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Various (across London), Islington

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Care Worker (Female Only)

About Us

Notting Hill Genesis are an established company based in London providing 24-hour Domiciliary Care, 7 days a week to those in need in our local community.

We pride ourselves on our reputation to provide consistent, reliable and proactive carers who provide person-centred support, high-quality care and assistance to people in their own homes.

In a recent survey conducted, 98% of our staff believe that we live by our organisational values. They help guide our colleagues, inform their behaviours and influence the decisions they take every day.

At NHG we are passionate about our staff and take pride in nurturing our own talent. As part of our commitment to our staff development, we have an internal programme designed for Care Workers to develop their skills and confidence to help them progress to more senior roles.

We’re a diverse/flexible/friendly organisation and people joining us in this position have gone on to a variety of roles, from positions such as Care Coordinator, Support Assistant, Housing Officer and Sheltered Housing Officer.

We are looking for motivated, outgoing and caring people with a natural desire to help others to join our care services and support our vulnerable customers during this difficult time.

We currently have Permanent and Bank (zero-hours contract) positions available for *FEMALE* Care Workers at our schemes in the following postcodes: W6, W12, NW10, NW8, N1, SW4, SW9, SE6, SE16 and SE27.

** Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9 ** 

 About You

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Ability to work collectively in a team/individually
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
  • Have a caring and nurturing personality
  • NVQ L2 in Health and Social Care/Willing to work towards one

 

Rates of pay

£9.18 - £10.85 per hour (£17,667 - £20,876 per annum for 37 hours per week or pro-rata for Part-Time roles) 

 About the Role

  • Assisting customers with their physical and social needs, ensuring all emotional and physical needs are met
  • Provide medication to customers following NHG’s Medication Policy
  • Assist customers in cleaning their homes
  • Assist customers to shop, cook and prepare food (some customers may also require assistance with eating)
  • Assist male and female customers with their personal care such as washing, bathing, toilet and dressing
  • Follow NHG’s policies for good practice in these areas (e.g. Moving and Handling, Basic Food Hygiene, customer finances, etc.)

What we can offer

  • Guaranteed contracted hours for permanent staff
  • Regular hours offered in advance for bank staff
  • Choose to work local to you and give yourself less time travelling
  • Promotion-  opportunity to grow from within the business
  • 28 days paid holiday (Bank Staff-Accrued Holiday)
  • Store discounts/vouchers
  • All-round continuous support from senior staff/team
  • Regular comprehensive training provided/paid for
  • Benefits from “our refer a friend” scheme
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Paid DBS Check

We are looking for candidates who are keen to attend training and join Notting Hill Genesis in due course.

If you have compassion, energy and enjoy helping people, we'd like to hear from you!

 

Application Process

There are 2 sections that you will need to complete as part of the application process:

Section 1 – You’ll be asked to upload your CV. We will then ask you a few questions that will give us a better understanding of you and the type of contract you are looking for. The information you provide will enable us to consider if your requirements match what we are looking for.

Section 2 – Once you have successfully completed section 1, you will need to complete a 20-minute comprehension assessment. You do not need to have prior Care experience to complete the assessment.

How to apply

Our ethos is to provide equal opportunities to all, and to ensure we represent the communities we serve – we have joined the G15’s diversity pledge to encourage ethnic (BAME) diversity in housing association leadership.

We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. If you have the skills, experience and values we're seeking, please apply to join us and be part of an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, equality of opportunity and provides a place for you to grow your career.

Please note that this role requires a DBS check.  Therefore an enhanced check will be requested in the event of you being offered the position as part of our pre-employment checking process.

Please apply for this role with us online. If you are not able to apply online or require any reasonable adjustments in the application process, please contact our HR team via jobs@nhg.org.uk to discuss your requirements.