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Female Driver Care Assistant

Job Title: Female Driver Care Assistant
Type: Full Time
State: West Yorkshire
Post code: HD4 7NR
Location: Huddersfield
Company: Choices Homecare
Driving: Yes
Pay: £12
Job ref: jl002
Req number: jl002

Are you looking to further your career in care!!! We are looking for experienced care workers to join our team of Community care responders!

At Optimo Care, we believe in providing an outstanding care service to vulnerable adults within their own homes. Operating across South and West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside we have locations throughout the North of England.

With over 900 current members of staff, our aim is to ensure we can support many more vulnerable individuals and ensure as many people as possible have the choice to remain living independently within their own home.

Salary of £12 per hour block pay plus mileage on a two weekly rota basic

You will work an average of 44 hours per week

The shift pattern for this role will be:

Week 1 – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Week 2 – Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Shift patterns will run between 07:00am – 22:00pm with breaks provided throughout the day including a 2 hour break between 2pm and 4pm

Unlike other care jobs, You will be paid £12 per hour block pay, this role is also guaranteed hours so you will be paid your full shift even if you don’t work it.

You will work assisting the office team in building the company and taking it to the next level. You will be the initial first response for all new service users carrying out initial assessments, creating detailed care plans and risk assessments as well as further senior duties required. You will also provide the initial Person centred care for these individuals while they settle into the company.

This is a perfect opportunity for experienced care workers to develop their skills within the industry with further career progression available.

Candidates must have good written and verbal English communication skills. Candidates must be willing to travel through the entirety of Huddersfield/Kirklees as the position will involve travelling.

Full UK driving Licence and use of your own car for work purposes is essential. Apply now through our online application form, stating responder rota on the availability section.

Please note this is a community position travelling from home to home.

We cannot offer sponsorship visas for overseas workers.

Please note that due a high volume female-only service user population and the intimate nature of associated role responsibilities, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement for the majority of our care worker roles (which are available to female applicants only) as permitted under the Equality Act 2010.