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Advanced Community Care Worker

Optimum Care - Domiciliary Home Care Northern Ireland

JOB: Community Care Worker

Causeway Area



Hourly Rate


Company Car


Joining Bonus

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

Job Type:

Full-time & Part-time


Day & Evening



Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks Pro Rata

Causeway areas: 

  • Portstewart
  • Portrush
  • Coleraine
  • Bushmills
  • Ballycastle
  • Armoy
  • Cloughmills
  • Dunloy
  • Rasharkin
  • Kilrea
  • Garvagh
  • Ballymoney

& surrounding areas. 

Your Benefits :

£150 Joining Bonus

Excellent Pay Rate - £12.70 per hour

Enhanced Holiday Rates - up to £25.40ph

Access to a company car

Permanent Contract

Free Uniform

Paid Training

Daily support from the office team

Career Progression Opportunities

Company Pension

*Please note we reserve the right to close this advertisement early. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

Job Ref: 24OPTC16/CY

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

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We are looking for experienced Community Carers to join our advanced team which covers the Causeway area. 

Within this role, you will provide care to our clients within their own homes who have recently been discharged from the Hospital.  

General Duties

  • Meet the changing needs of our clients.
  • Ensure that issues arising with a care plan or client condition are reported 
  • Complete good quality records in accordance with company standards
  • Welcome new staff, lead by example and promote a team working culture
  • Answer calls from your co-ordinator/line manager and respond to messages immediately ensuring you have a working mobile phone at all times
  • Maintain a flexible approach to your rota which may require change at short notice
  • Follow the out-of-hours on-call procedure appropriately and participate in care worker ‘stand-by’ on an occasional and rotational basis.
  • Assist On-Call in an advisory capacity as requested in regard to securing cover for shifts and any other adverse events.
  • Develop professional rapport with multi-disciplinary team members involved in service user care.
  • Adhere to the company confidentiality policy

Shift Patterns

  • Day Shift: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (block pay: guaranteed at least 10.25 hours paid)
  • Evening Shift: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (block pay: guaranteed at least 5 hours paid)

Company Car 

For this role, we provide a company-branded vehicle to deliver this service.  This will have no impact on your salary or your financial circumstances outside of the role.


  • At least 6 months of paid experience working in a care setting
  • Full driving license (and insurance)
  • Mobile phone


  • £150 Joining Bonus – paid after 3 months in your role
  • £12.70 per hour + enhanced holiday rates (up to £25.40ph)
  • Permanent Contract (no zero-hour contract)
  • Access to a company car
  • Paid training & induction
  • Free uniform
  • No upfront cost for your Access NI
  • Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line
  • Daily support from the office team

Apply Now 

If you think you’d like this role, please fill in the short form below to apply, or contact our recruitment department for an application form: 

  • T:028 9180 1198
  • E: recruitment@optimumcaregroup.co.uk 

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Please note: Applicants within the last 6 months need not re-apply. 

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

Please fill in the application form below to apply now:

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Do you have at least 1 year of paid experience working in care?*
Do you have a full drivers license?*
Can you fulfil the shift times detailed in the job description?*
Have you previously worked for Optimum Care?*
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