Optimum Care

Job Role: Advanced Community Care Worker

Location: Belfast
Job Type: Part-time (Permanent) 
Pay Rate: £11.30 per hour 

We are looking for caring individuals to join our team of Advanced Community Care Workers in the East/South Belfast area.

Our team of Advanced Level Community Care Workers provide a Rapid Response service delivering intermediate domiciliary care for clients being discharged from hospital. This will be an exciting new challenge where each day is different and your actions have a big impact on people’s lives.

Optimum Care is a leading provider of high quality care. We are equally proud of our specialist training offered to our careers to allow them to develop their careers.

Your Benefits:

  • Excellent Pay – £11.30 per hour + mileage
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday rates – up to £22.60 per hour (we offer the best rates for working bank holidays)
  • Paid training & induction
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed hours every shift (No zero-hour contracts)
  • No upfront cost for your Access NI
  • Free uniform
  • Quick turnaround for interview and induction
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Daily support from the office team
  • Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Company Pension

What you will be doing: 

  • Adapt practice to changing needs of clients.
  • Ensure that issues arising with a care plan or client condition are reported contemporaneously to the office
  • Adhere to company confidentiality policy
  • Complete good quality records (paper & electronic) in accordance with company standards, and systems (mobile app)
  • Welcome new staff, lead by example, and promote a team working culture
  • Maintain a high level of attendance at work
  • 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,  and covering all aspects of domiciliary services (this will include core runs)
  • 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.

Shifts: 

  • Day Shift: 7.00 am to 6.00 pm (10.25 hours guaranteed)
  • Evening Shift: 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm (5 hours paid guaranteed)

Essential Criteria 

  • 1 year of experience in a care setting
  • Full driving license and access to a car
  • Mobile phone

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

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