Domiciliary Care Worker

Reference

162348

Job Type

Part Time

Industry

Charity / Voluntary, Customer Service, Early Years / Children & Youth, Operations, Other, Public Sector, Social Care

Location

Lincoln

Our client, a Children’s Disability Charity, is recruiting for Domiciliary Care Practitioners to work part-time across Lincolnshire.

Do you have proven experience of providing personal care that maintains a child/young person’s respect and dignity plus a real desire to help disabled children, young people and their families while doing a job that fits in with your other commitments? Then join our client in this part-time role and you could soon be part of a friendly but highly professional team.

Our client is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and families since 1970.

The charity work with children from birth through to 25 years. Last year they supported over 11,800 disabled children and worked with about 60 Local Authorities across England.

The organisation is passionate, caring and trusted and their vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations. They offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way.

Domiciliary Care Worker
Location: Lincolnshire
Department: Domiciliary Care
Hours: Part Time
Salary: £17,846 FTE Per Annum.
This post attracts a welcome bonus of up to £500**
**(exact bonus amount will be based on your average weekly hours) to be paid automatically after three full calendar months working at this organisation. To receive the welcome bonus, you will need to start with the charity no later than June 2023.

There are a variety of hours / contracts available in the following areas:

  • Grantham
  • Boston
  • Spalding
  • Gainsborough
  • Lincoln
  • Sleaford

The hours are early morning and late afternoon / evening

The overall purpose of this role is to:

  • To provide domiciliary care that supports individual children and young people with disabilities. The care will be within their family homes.
  • To ensure children and young people have access to high quality personal care which meets their individual needs as detailed in their care plans.
  • To work as part of the domiciliary care team.
  • To ensure the social, emotional, communication and physical needs of each child/young person is met in a manner that is sensitive to the religious, cultural, linguistic and ethnic origins of the individual.
  • To work in partnership with parents and carers.

About You
An understanding of safeguarding procedures and the importance of confidentiality and professional boundaries is important too, as is a fun and open minded attitude to play. A good listener who can reflect and communicate appropriately and effectively with children, young people and colleagues alike, you’re proactive, comfortable under pressure and able to use your initiative when required. Have the ability to provide personal care which maintains the child/young person’s respect and dignity. Also candidates who are able to work early mornings and evenings.

You’ll need to be educated to GCSE level or have NVQ level 2 as a minimum, while a current first aid certificate and/or food hygiene certificate, while not essential, would be useful. You’ll also need to be committed to working in partnership with parents/carers and effectively as part of a team.

Car driver, or equivalent, is essential for this role.

Closing Date: Friday 23rd December 2022

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