Care Professional – Harrogate
Hours: Flexible hours available/ Full & Part time
Contract type: Permanent & Relief
Salary: up to £10.21 an hour (plus weekend enhancement of up to £114.91 per month, and night enhancement of up to an additional £3.40 per hour)
There has never been a better time to consider a career in care.
With no qualifications needed to get your career started, full training provided, flexible working opportunities and the chance to make a real difference, what are you waiting for?
Working in adult social care, you will make a real difference to people’s lives every day whilst enjoying a range of fantastic benefits.
The Adult social care is a growing sector offering a wide range of opportunities for progression and roles that are as diverse as the people you could support.
You do not need specific experience or qualifications to be able to start your career in care. If you are caring, compassionate and willing to get stuck in, we will have a role for you. We will provide you with all of the relevant training and support you need and will support you to complete your level 2 and even level 3 diploma in health and social care, fully funded by us.
In addition to this we also offer a range of other benefits, including:
- generous holiday entitlement starting at 23 days per year, increasing by length of service
- paid enhancement for weekend working
- disclosure and barring (DBS) check clearance paid for by us
- starting salary dependent on experience and qualifications
- competitive rate of pay (up to £10.21) with the opportunity for progression
- access to a range of salary sacrifice schemes and discounts including green car scheme, childcare vouchers and home technology scheme
- access to health and wellbeing advice and support for you and your family
- discount at many retail outlets from supermarkets to money off days out for the whole family
- access to a secure and flexible employee pension scheme
As a care professional you will play a vital role in delivering the best possible care across a variety of different settings such as Extra Care Housing, Elderly people housing, Learning disability day services and community based care (Reablement).
Your role will be based across the locality, allowing you not only to develop your skills in a wide range of different care settings but also allowing you more freedom to fit your work rota into a pattern that suits you and your life best.
Our flexible approach to working means there has never been a more exciting time to start a career in care in North Yorkshire!
As a care professional dignity, respect and kindness are paramount – supporting people to make personal choices that will enrich their lives. It’s not just about assisting with everyday tasks, it’s about person centred care – promoting each individual’s independence, enabling them to live life to the fullest. It’s about treating people as individuals and catering to their particular needs and interests with a flexible approach, engaging with and actively listening to their needs.
If this sounds like you, get in touch today! Apply now by submitting an application, or for an informal discussion prior to applying email [email protected].
To find out more before contacting us or applying, please visit our dedicated campaign site https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/careandsupport and please see the job description for more information – Job Description
As stipulated in the amended Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014, post holders must demonstrate evidence of having had a complete course of an authorised COVID-19 vaccine.
If you haven’t had a full course of the vaccination at the moment, you can still apply, but in line with new legislation you must have received both doses prior to your start date. Alternatively, if you are medically exempt from receiving the vaccine, you can currently provide a self-declaration, but must have applied and received formal clinical exemption via the COVID Pass Route by 24 December 2021.