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Northern Ireland's Leading Health & Social Care Organisation

Job:

Community Care Worker

Optimum Care - Domiciliary Home Care Northern Ireland

up to £13.60ph

Hourly Rate

up to £24.20ph

Bank Holiday Rate

30p per mile

Paid Mileage

£150 Bonus*

Refer a caring friend

Job Type:

Full or Part-time

Role:

Permanent

Shifts:

Day or Evening

Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks Pro Rata

Your Benefits:

Excellent Pay - up to £13.60ph

Bank Holiday Rate - up to £24.20ph

PAID Mileage, Induction & Training

Market Leading Training

Permanent Contract

Free Uniform

Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line and more

£250 Bonus - Refer a Caring Friend*

No upfront Access NI cost

Career Progression Opportunties

Daily Support from the Office

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

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Are you looking for a rewarding role where your work is valued?

Join our Community Care team. Clients are at the heart of everything we do. We take pride in you as a Carer as you are the backbone of our community services. We invest heavily in providing you with quality training and continuing support.

With the number of people in Northern Ireland needing domiciliary care at home continually increasing, we need people just like you to help care for these people sharing our values of Teamwork & Partnership, Quality & Best Practice, Openness & Honesty, and most importantly, Kindness, Understanding and Respect. 

Why join us?

If you become a Community Care Worker for Optimum Care, here is what you get in return:

  • Excellent pay rates – up to £13.60 per hour (This is made up of your hourly rate of £12.10 – £12.70 per hour + mileage) 
  • Highest Bank Holiday rates – up to £24.20ph – £25.40ph
  • PAID Mileage (30p per mile), Induction and Training 
  • Full-time and part-time positions – Tell us how many shifts you want to work per week 
  • Market-leading training – our staff comment on how they feel most equipped to do their job after receiving our specialised training
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed hours (No zero-hour contracts)
  • Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line & other benefits
  • No upfront cost for your Access NI
  • Free uniform
  • Refer a Caring Friend scheme –  up to £250 bonus – depending on how many friends you refer
  • Quick turnaround for interview and induction
  • Career progression & further education opportunities
  • Daily support from the office team

What you’ll be doing:

  • Assist with personal washing, showering, bathing/bed bathing, dressing/undressing.
  • Provide refreshments and light snacks.
  • Prompt and administer medication.
  • Assist with practical support such as light cleaning, fire lighting, and shopping, dish-washing, laundry, cleaning and maintaining spectacles, false teeth and hearing aids.
  • Assist client to move safely which may require the use of moving and handling aids such as. hoists and slide sheets.
  • Provide a care sitting service to give respite to other carers such as family members.
  • Encourage and promote client independence and choice, and uphold client rights and dignity.

Do you meet the Essential Criteria?

  • Having a desire to care for vulnerable adults in their home
  • Full driving license
  • Access to a car for work purposes & car insurance (in connection with business) 

Shift Patterns:

Day Shift:7am – 6pm
Evening Shift:6pm – 11pm

* to provide adequate care for our clients, you should be available to complete a full shift.  Please note this role requires you to be available to work weekday and weekend shifts. 

If you have the desire to care for vulnerable adults in their homes helping them maintain their independence and meet the essential criteria above then we want to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunities employer.

What our clients say:

"We cannot single out any individual as all are extremely good, efficient and nice."   

"All the carers are very friendly and take time to ensure you have everything you need."

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