(Sleep in nights are paid at a rate between £53.10-£70.47 age dependent)

Part Time Position. Hours include evenings and sleep ins.

Additional hours are also available to cover annual leave, training and sickness as required.

The DOVE Project are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and flexible individual to join our team of Care and Support Workers.

My name is V. I am a 63-year-old lady with mobility difficulties with use of a wheel chair and handling belt ( relevant training would be provided ), living in my own home in Totnes, with 24/7 1:1 support.

I enjoy doing lots of things which include watching rugby, visiting animal attractions, going for picnics, arts and crafts and watching soaps.

I require support with meal planning and cooking, personal care, daily living skills, shopping, budgeting weekly finances, healthcare and activities.

My staff team involve me with my life choices and support me with a person centred approach. I always wish to be included in decision making about my own life.

I would really like to hear from you if you can provide practical, hands on support, have good communication skills, are patient, have a good sense of humour and share my interests. I need someone to join my team who can help me reach my goals and encourage me to try new things.

Being a driver is essential as I have a manual motability car.

We would like to hear from you if you:

Are a driver and can drive a manual vehicle

Have a good sense of humour

Have good motivational skills

Have a responsible attitude
Have good organisational skills
Have a flexible approach to working hours – 24 hour shifts
Are able to work alone and as part of a team
Have good communication skills

Can cook fresh, healthy meals

The Organisation:

The Dove Project – Part of CareTech Community Services Ltd, a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives – this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.

CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a “Disability Confident Leader”.

Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.


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