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Job Description

Community Based Carer

Do you have experience of working as a ‘Carer’ in the community, and are looking for an opportunity to work within a supportive environment?

You will be working in our Integrated Care Team, a small team made up of passionate and experienced clinicians (a GP Partner, Nurses, Health & Social Care Assistants and Carers) and specialist administrative support.

What are the main duties of the role?

Patient centred activities may include health or social care such as assisting with personal hygiene, providing meals, supporting family members and other health and wellness related activities. The successful candidate will support patients to live in their own home and/or community whilst supporting other team members and professionals.

What we look for in your application

  • Experience as a ‘Carer’ in a community/care/acute setting
  • Proven background of assisting patient’s to meet their basic needs including diet, maintaining personal hygiene, assessing and using toilet facilities as appropriate
  • Proven ability to provide care and support as set out in the care assessment which will be written by a Registered Nurse
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients from all walks of life
  • Ability to build positive rapport with a diverse range of internal colleagues and clients
  • Proven history of ensuring patient’s comfort, safety and dignity are maintained at all times
  • Ability to work autonomously whilst also having an awareness of the scope of your role when identifying the need to access the wider clinical team appropriately and safely
  • Ability to function well and work flexibly within a wider clinical team
  • First class organisational and time management skills in a fast paced environment is essential
  • Own transport.

So are you in or are you out?

Working Hours: part time, negotiable

Rate of Pay: £770 per hour

Location: The role operates in a number of health care settings (home visits, in the community/nursing homes etc.)

The Integrated Care Team are based at Tang Hall Lane Surgery, 190 Tang Hall Lane, York, YO10 3RL

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