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Care Worker Level 1

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 24 

Salary:£18,933 - Pro-Rata 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Marcus Garvey Day Centre, Radford and Lenton Library, Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2BY 

Reference:CA1809 

Closing date:21 October 2021 at midnight 


Nottingham City Council Adult Social Care are looking for a caring and hardworking individual to join the team at Marcus Garvey Day Service as a Care Worker Level 1.
  
The role is to work 24h/week split over four days, on a permanent basis.
 
Marcus Garvey Day Service provides care and support for older adults from an Afro-Caribbean background.
 
The starting salary for the positions is £18,933, rising to £19,312on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers). This equates to £9.81/hour.
   
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…
  
Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver 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.
 
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!
 
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.
 
We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.
 
Nottingham City Council are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment.
 
We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.
 
Job Purpose:
The day services at the Marcus Garvey 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 Radford and Lenton Library and is specifically tailored to meet the religious, cultural and social needs of citizens from an Afro-Caribbean 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.
  
We would encourage candidates from an Afro-Carribean background, or candidates who have a thorough knowledge of Afro-Carribean culture, to apply for this post.
   
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Implementation of Care Plans and contribution to running records and daily monitoring forms;
  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.
   
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
  
For informal enquiries please contact 
asc.vacancies@nottinghamcity.gov.uk quoting vacancy reference CA1809. You can also email your telephone number to this address and request a call back to discuss the role.
   
This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced check with a barred list check.
  
References may be sought prior to interview for safeguarding purposes. You will be advised once the application closing date has passed if this is required.
 
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.
 
This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.
 
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, 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.
  
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk