Peabody employees

Female Care Support Workers (AV) - Grays

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Grays, RM17
Department: Care and Support
Salary: £18,525 per annum

Peabody is recruiting permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week), Female Care Support Workers - Grays. For a registered CQC care home and we support eight customers at this service who have a learning and physical disability.

Customers require staff who are empathetic and kind. You must be comfortable carrying out personal care on behalf of the customers and supporting them with all aspects of daily living. We support customers with manual handling with the use of hoists and mobility by use of their wheelchairs. The role can be physically and mentally demanding at times so you need to be resilient. Previous experience is not essential.

Please note this role involves personal care.

Candidates must be able to work on a rolling rota and are expected to cover the following shifts: 7am - 2.30pm, 8am - 3.30pm, 1.30pm - 9pm, 2.30pm - 10pm (shift times may be subject to change to meet the needs of the service).

Candidates must have excellent communication skills both written and spoken English.  IT skills an advantage.

No permanent nights on offer

Mileage for business use is 45p per mile (Must have business insurance to claim this)

Flexible benefits on an annual basis from April each year

Paid Enhanced DBS (checks will include both the child and adult barring checks)

Full training provided to support you in your role

Opportunity to develop and gain a Health & Social Care Qualification

For more information, please call the hiring manager, Michelle Sibley on: 07931 551636.

Video interviews are due to take place week commencing: 28 June 2021.

Please note: For genuine occupational requirement reasons, we are looking to appoint females only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).



At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.


Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.


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