Peabody employees

Driver/Carer

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Sundial Centre, E2
Department: Communities
Salary: £22,500

We have an exciting opportunity at our award-winning Sundial Centre in Tower Hamlets.  You will be responsible of providing a high-quality day care service to older adults. You will provide transport to and from the Centre and help provide people attending the Day Care Service, to lead an independent and stimulating life and promote individual choices

Skills/experience required:

  • Experience of working with older adults in a paid or unpaid setting; ability to engage older adults through interaction and have a understanding of issues associated with ageing
  • To take responsibility, for quality key-working and care planning and updating electronic customer files.
  • Experience in personal care provision; certified and experienced in moving and handling people
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Proven experience of operating a tail lift and associated safety equipment for wheelchair access in vehicles e.g. harnesses/clamps
  • Mini-bus/passenger type vehicle driving experience

Essential:

  • Clean UK Driving Licence 
  • Basic First Aid
  • D1 certified

Desirable:

  • Relevant Health and Social care Level 2 or equivalent
  • Midas trained or willingness to undergo training

Please note: The successful applicant will need to be subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

If you experience any technical issues or unable to complete the online application form please submit CV & 800 word support statement to recruitment@peabody.org.uk quoting job title and reference number in the subject line.

 

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