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Care Assistant (Vale, South & West Oxfordshire) OCC2695781

Oxfordshire County Council
£16,781 - £17,772 pro-rata, per annum (actual salary £9,070 - £9,605 per annum)
Harlow Centre, Oxford

Children and Family Care Services is part of the wider Children's Disability Team.

We are looking to recruit a Care Assistant to provide direct personal care and support to disabled children and their families and to help them achieve positive outcomes. It also involves supporting the children in the community to access activities of their choice.

Care Assistants carry out domiciliary care, safeguarding work and supporting the children and their families in aspects of their life. The work is interesting, varied enjoyable but can be challenging.

You will be an effective communicator who is committed to promoting equal opportunities for disabled children. You will be able to work as part of a team. You must be able to produce written documents, follow departmental procedures, use initiative, and work in a busy, but rewarding environment.

This role will cover work across the Vale, South & West Oxfordshire. Travel time is paid in addition to mileage which is paid at 45p per mile.

This post is subject to a criminal records check.
Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships.

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to part time working and job share arrangements.
Laura Caiger, Children's Patch Manager on 01865 256600
30 November 2017
17 November 2017

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.