Community Care Worker

Employer
Trident Group
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Salary
£19305/annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Community Care Worker - Birmingham Domiciliary Care

REF/ 67390

£19,305.00 Per Annum

37.5 hours per week

Permanent

Trident Group has over 50 years’ experience of delivering homes, services and innovation for up to 8,000 people in over 3,400 homes in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. It employs more than 850 staff, works with many volunteers and provides training places and apprenticeships as part of the employment package. The Group has an annual turnover of more than £34m and owns assets close to £186m.

The Group consists of;

Trident Housing, which provides landlord services for the Group in respect of housing management and maintenance

Trident Reach, which is a registered care and support charity providing services to those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and those who have been victims of domestic abuse across all age groups across the Midlands.

About the role

We’re looking for people to provide care services across Birmingham for our lovely customers. As a community care worker you will undertake or supervise the personal care of service users, preparation of appropriate meals, shopping, bill payments, collection of prescriptions and general household tasks.

Other duties include:

Ensuring service users retain individuality and personal dignity by promoting high standards of care and encouraging independence where appropriate

Ensuring that different cultural need is catered for sensitively

To respect the confidential nature of the work

To provide direct care to service users as circumstances require

To attend meetings, case conferences and training as required

To contribute to an effective system of communication within the team, by discussion and regular team meetings

To undertake such duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the Home Care Manager, in consultation with the post holder

To ensure that the Health and Safety and Equal opportunities policies are implemented and

To undertake any other duties specified by Management.

Our customers enjoy the company of our employees, so are looking for people to be engaging, empathetic, imaginative and reliable to support them with their needs. As your employer, we will look after you by paying you in line with the Actual Living Wage, and giving you your Birthday off work every year, which is in addition to your 34 days holiday. We offer you a supportive employee assistance programme, with access to a GP whenever you need one, and a 24/7 support helpline because we know things get tough at times, and we all need some help.

About you

Can work with customers in their own homes

An ability to handle emergency situations

Have effective verbal communication skills

Have good interpersonal skills

A good knowledge of equal opportunities

Can work under own initiative and as part of a team

Have a detailed understanding of other cultures and familiarity with diversity

Basic numeracy and literacy skills

Be able to travel around the Birmingham area.

Applying

All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.

All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport which will be verified to check your eligibility to work and live with in the UK

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from Disclosure and barring service (DBS). Please be aware you will need to complete an enhanced adults DBS check before taking up the role
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