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Care & Support Assistant - Driver - FT

Job details
Posting date: 22 January 2020
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 February 2020
Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire
Company: Northamptonshire County Council
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: CSAD-DB-FT

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Summary

At Olympus Care Services, we aspire to provide the best possible service to every individual we support. Our aim is to do everything we can to make our customers' aspirations a reality.

Our Care Assistants provide practical, personal and emotional care and support to Olympus Care customers who may have a range of different health and social care needs.

Your responsibilities may vary from helping customers to get washed and dressed or assisting with medication, to supporting customers with their weekly shopping. Your role will also consist of driving the company minibus to allow and encourage customers to remain active and engaged within their community, which plays a pivotal role in maintaining their independence.

The ideal candidate will be compassionate, enthusiastic and kind, and will always enjoy going the extra mile to accommodate the needs of every individual we support.

If you are dedicated and passionate about making a real difference to people’s lives and want a career you can be proud of, this could be the role for you!

Full time position. Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Riverside, Towcester. Covering Daventry when required.

Benefits:
•Up to 6 weeks’ leave (pro rata for part-time)
•Competitive pay rates
•Mileage paid at HMRC rates
•Employee Discount Scheme
•Comprehensive initial induction and continual personal development including opportunities to gain accredited qualifications
•Pension Scheme
•Sick Pay Scheme*

*Qualifying period applies

It is an exciting time to be working in local government in Northamptonshire with the journey towards the creation of two brand new unitary authorities in April 2021. The committed approach from the whole public sector to deliver the two unitaries will present significant opportunities for joining up and transforming service delivery to ensure the best possible outcomes for our residents.

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