Derby City Council have various vacancies in care with the Home First Team. 

You can earn £10.41 per hour, working the shift times available, see adverts on the website. 

Social care has dominated the media in recent months and has highlighted the amazing role that care support staff play in our community. 

As a result of the ever-increasing demand for our service, an exciting opportunity has arisen for Bank Support staff to join our award winning Home First team supporting our customers in Derby.

Home First provides short-term assessment support to people in their own homes and within our Perth House and Arboretum House Assessment Units.   We look after some of the most vulnerable and frail people in our community who have been discharged from hospital, or for those who experience a short period of ill health enabling them to stay at home rather than be in a hospital bed. We assess customers needs and work with them to be as independent as possible.

Working as part of our valued and vibrant care support team you'll be ensuring our customers are supported in assisting them with everyday tasks such as washing and dressing, meal preparation and medication. Working in this fast-paced team you'll work closely with social care practitioners and health care professionals.

Whether you have professional care experience, looked after family members, or looking for a new career path and possess:

  • Desire to make a difference
  • A 'can do attitude' and open mind.
  • Caring nature 
  • Reliable and flexible
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good level of written and spoken English 
  • A right to work in the UK.

We definitely want to hear from you and In return we will provide you with: 

  • Initial and ongoing training which will support you to further develop your skills
  • Career development pathway.
  • Support from our management team.
  • Generous holiday pay.
  • Uniform.
  • Benefits associated as employees of Derby City Council.

You need to have access to a car or motorcycle available for business use for this position. You will be paid a mileage allowance. 

Please visit vacancies on the council's website

Vacancies close on 30 April 2021 at midnight.