Driver/Care Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
06/09/2022
Advert End Date:
27/09/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Cresset Centre Bretton
Salary:
£20,444 - £22,571
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
104961
Closing date:
27 Sep
Further Information

Would you like to make a difference to older people living in the community?

Do you enjoy working with Older people?

Do you have a mini bus licence or equivalent?

Do you have experience in working with dementia?

The City Councils older peoples day service offers a safe and friendly environment for older people who might be finding it difficult to get out and about, and need a bit of help and support to stay independent, keep well, and living in their own homes for as long as possible. The service now has a need to recruit a mini bus driver/ care assistant to fulfil the important role of safely transporting client to and from their homes to the day centre and other venues, and to also complete activities and some personal care, communicating both written and verbal with families, clients, colleagues, management, GP’S and social workers.

We are looking for someone with a positive outlook and sympathetic understanding of the support needs of elderly people, 2 year clean mini bus or equivalent driving licence is essential, caring experience is essential.

If any of the above applies to you, then we have a great job role and team waiting for you!

We can offer you:
Local Government Pension Scheme.
Generous leave.
Great management team support and team working.
Never two days the same.
Regular training.

For an informal discussion or further information please contact Ann Fryer, Manager Cresset older peoples day service on 01733 454488

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.