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Home Carer

Vacancy Details


Summary
Salary: £22,079 - £25,363 (Grade E) *Pro-rata
Job Type: Permanent - Part Time
Vacancy Group: Communities
Category: Health & Social Care
Closing Date: 08/31/2022
Date Posted: 08/01/2022
Reference: 21/014097

Description


Home Carer – vacancies throughout Carmarthenshire

Permanent posts with a range of contract hours up to 35 hours per week (casual working arrangements available)

Grade E - £11.44 to £13.14 per hour (includes weekend working)

£22,079 to 25,363 per annum (pro rata)


Our rates of pay are highly competitive with similar posts across the Health and Social Care sector. 

Not only is the hourly rate for guaranteed contracted hours amongst the best paying in Wales we are also able to offer a range of other benefits such as pay to travel between calls plus 45p per mile for personal car costs, use of pool cars, access to reward schemes, a highly rated pension scheme, generous paid holiday entitlement, maternity & paternity allowances and much more

Uniforms, bags, personal protective equipment (PPE), and mobile phones are provided to all of our home carers to access their rosters and information about what’s happening in the service and the wider county council, including staff discount schemes.

Being a home carer, your duties will include providing personal care (e.g. helping people to bath, wash, dress, use the toilet), meal preparation, giving medication and helping service users with rehabilitation to help them regain their independence. 

You will have extensive training and support to gain the skills and confidence needed to be a great carer. Its hard work but rewarding and you will be part of a big organisation with opportunities to progress.

You will be welcomed into a Carmarthenshire County Council Home Care Team that wear their uniforms with pride, supporting some of our most vulnerable residents in local communities. To read what others have said about us follow the link to the latest inspection report careinspectorate.wales

This is an opportunity for you to make a real difference, where your support will enable people with care needs (mainly but not exclusively elderly) to live in their own home when it has become too difficult for them to manage alone.

If you have any previous experience of working in a health or care setting, we are particularly interested in hearing from you.

No experience? No problem!

If you’re kind, calm and communicate well with others, bring a positive attitude to work, and want to make things better for people in need of care then we can offer you all the training and support you need to fulfil the role.

Being a Home Carer is the most rewarding job where you will gain invaluable skills and experience. We also have lots of training and development opportunities. So, whether you want to be a Home Carer as a long-term career, want to gain experience and important skills before embarking on a different career or higher education, then we want to hear from you.

Home Care workers are required to register with Social Care Wales. We will give you all the support and help you need to become a registered social care worker Registration | Social Care Wales   

For an informal discussion please contact:

•         Duty Supervisors - 01267 246928

•         Eleri Gealy – 01267 242474

You will need a basic knowledge of Welsh. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post. We will also provide you with support to improve or develop your Welsh.

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Contacts
Contact 1
Contact Name: Eleri Gealy
Telephone: 01267 242474
Email Address: MEGealy@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

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