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Community Care Worker

Optimum Care - Domiciliary Home Care Northern Ireland

JOB: Community Care Worker

Larne & surrounding areas


£12.10 - £13.60

Hourly Rate




Joining Bonus

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

Job Type:

Full or Part-time




Days & Evenings

Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks Pro Rata

Your Benefits :

£150 Joining Bonus

Excellent Pay Rate - £12.10 - £13.60ph

30p per mile - paid monthly

Paid Training & Induction

Highest Bank Holiday rates - up to £22ph

Market leading training

Permanent Contract

Free Uniform

Refer a Caring Friend Bonus

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: 24OPTN01/LN

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

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We are expanding into the Larne and surrounding areas and are looking for Carers to join our team!

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:

  • £150 Joining Bonus – after 3 months in your role  
  • Excellent pay rates – £12.10 – £13.60ph
  • 30p per mile mileage – paid monthly 
  • Highest Bank Holiday rates – up to £24.20ph
  • 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)
  • No upfront cost for your Access NI
  • Free uniform
  • Refer a Caring Friend scheme – £100 bonus
  • 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 and access to a car
  • Mobile phone

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.

Please Note:  Applicants within the last 6 months need not reapply. 

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

Please fill in the short form below to apply now:

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