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Care Worker L1 - Indian Centre

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 30 

Salary:£18,426 - Pro-Rata 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Indian Centre, 99 Hucknall Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 1QZ 

Reference:CA1220 

Closing date:20 January 2020 at midnight 


There is one permanent opportunity for a Care Worker L1 to work 30 hours per week, at The Indian Day Centre on Hucknall Road.
The starting salary is £18,426 (Level One) rising to £18,795 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).
 
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
 
There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
 
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.
 
Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
 
Job Purpose
 
The day services at the Indian Centre provide facilities and support to older people, with the focus on developing, maintaining and preventing the loss of, a person's independence, by enabling people to rebuild their confidence, increase socialisation and an overall improvement in their quality of life. The service is hosted within the ICCA and is specifically tailored to meet the religious, cultural and social needs of citizens from an Indian background.
 
Care Workers at Level 1 implement Care Plans and report any concerns or reasons care plans cannot be followed, as well as monitoring care and welfare of citizens, recording accurate information on running records, communication books, care plans monitoring charts (e.g. weight monitoring, falls, etc.) and other written and electronic communications as required.
 
Care Workers at Level 1 are also expected to work and cooperate with other professionals, as well as citizens and their meaningful others, to ensure a shared approach to care and support and continuity of care and treatment.
 
Please be aware that this is an exempted post for a female of Indian Origin, under the Equality Act 2010 - Section 83, Schedule 9 Works Exemptions, Part 1 Occupational Requirements, Paragraph 1. as the colleague needs to be able to speak and understand Hindi and Panjabi, with knowledge of Gujrati preferred, to deliver day care to citizens and to incorporate  cultural, linguistic and religious understanding. 
 
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  1. Implementation of Care Plans and contribution to running records and daily monitoring forms, including personal care tasks as detailed in the citizen’s Care Plan;
  2. Ability to encourage and support citizens to achieve and/or maintain maximum independence, and to maintain contact with friends, family and community;
  3. Knowledge and understanding of the rights, needs and feelings of vulnerable adults from diverse social and cultural backgrounds;
  4. Ability to follow all instructions, policies, procedures and guidelines.
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquiries please contact the Business Performance Team at asc.vacancies@nottinghamcity.gov.uk . You can also email us your telephone number to request a call back to discuss the role.
 
Useful information for Applicants
 
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.

Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment to this agenda, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed
 
We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and applicants that consider themselves disabled as these groups are currently under represented within our workforce.
 
Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
 
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact
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