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Residential Care Worker
  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: SC00596
  • Published: Wed 23/11/2022, 1:33 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 14/12/2022, 1:33 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36
  • Salary: £25629 - £26913 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hillingdon

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Residential Care Worker

About us

Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.

About the role

We are recruiting Residential Care Workers to join the team at our registered care home, Hatton Grove.

We have both full time and part time posts available, working 25 and 36 hours per week. The salary advertised will be pro-rated.

You will provide day to day care and support to each individual resident to offer a warm, safe environment within the home planned care for each resident, ensuring their comfort and welfare needs are met. You will also ensure that departmental policies, the operational policy of the home and the essential standards of quality and safety are achieved.

About you

Hatton Grove is a CQC registered residential home for 20 adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. The home provides a warm, caring and stimulating environment in which our service users are able to develop skills and achieve maximum quality of life.

You will have excellent communication , interpersonal skills and good IT skilss and will engage effectively with service users, providing individual support and advice, and implementing care plans. You will be committed to treating residents with dignity and respect in all aspects of support you provide. Previous experience of working with people with learning or physical disabilities is essential for this role.

You will be required to work on a rota, covering 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

What we offer

We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:

  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
  • a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
  • generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
  • career breaks
  • flexible working hours
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a Credit Union
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • payment of professional fees where these are required
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
  • cycle purchase scheme
  • car sharing scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses

Additional information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Due to an expected high volume of applications, we could close this role early, we therefore recommend you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.