Casual Community Care Worker

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382361072-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Trident Group
  • Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Health and Safety, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

About this Apprenticeship

Casual Community Care Worker x3

Dudley

£12.05 per hour

Casual contract- zero hours

About the role

We are seeking to recruit individuals to join our team as a community care worker who is, enthusiastic, flexible, reliable, compassionate, dedicated and wanting to make a difference for people with learning disabilities.

You will be responsible for providing person centred support to customers within their homes and local community. The role can be challenging but is equally rewarding due to the varied needs of individual customers we support. Punctuality and reliability are essential to meet the requirements of the role.

Experience within social care as well as a good understanding of challenges faced by people with learning difficulties, autism and mental health conditions would be advantageous, as would Level 2 NVQ in Health & Social Care.

Key responsibilities:

  • Monitor customers health and wellbeing, record and report any changes to relevant internal and external bodies
  • Understand and act upon any safeguarding concerns
  • Support customers with life skills (including financial budgeting, diet, nutrition and exercise) and empower them to make a positive contribution to society
  • Effectively working in partnership with external agencies for the benefit of customers

The benefits;

  • 34 days annual leave, plus the option to purchase up to 5 additional days
  • Birthday leave
  • New Home leave
  • Life assurance (3 x salary)
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Employee Wellbeing programme
  • Flexible Working options

About You

We are looking for applicants who are reliable, honest, caring, dedicated, and flexible and work on a rota basis to include bank holidays, weekends and sleep- ins. In addition, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated staff to support our service users in all areas of their everyday living skills and daily activities all in a person-centred way.

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Experience of working within a busy Care environment
  • Effectively working in partnership with external agencies for the benefit of customers
  • An understanding of Domiciliary Care
  • Provide high quality and dignified personal care for customers
  • To be fully aware of lone working effectively and safely
  • Excellent numerical and literacy skills

Trident Group has over 60 years experience of delivering homes, services and innovation for up to 8,000 people in over 3,600 homes in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. The Group employs more than 750 staff, works with over 150 volunteers and provides training places and apprenticeships for many more. The Group has an annual turnover of more than £37m and owns assets close than £190m.

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 delivering person-centred care and support services. These services include supporting people within registered care, domiciliary care, people with learning difficulties, those with mental health needs, young people at risk, older people, BME groups, people at risk of being homeless, those seeking employability, education and training opportunities and those fleeing domestic abuse.

Trident offers their employees learning and development opportunities and wants to invest in their development and career growth. Through our apprenticeship scheme, we offer various courses in areas that will help support employees within their roles and for their further development.

We celebrate Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion and as a person-centred organisation we are continually striving to build a community where everyone feels valued, respected and equally guided by our beacon of hope.

By joining Trident Group, you will have the opportunity to join our Diverse Voices Steering Group to ensure Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion remains at the heart of everything we do.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we have committed to:

  • ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • communicating and promoting vacancies
  • offering an interview to disabled people
  • anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
  • supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  • at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

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 in the UK.

Relevant roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from Disclosure and barring service (DBS).