Care Practitioner/Care Worker

Chelmsford, Essex
£9.79 driver and £9.27 non drivers.
11 Jan 2022
07 Feb 2022
Contract Type

Reference Number: 828-PROVIDE1435-F

Care Practitioner/Care Worker

Main area: Nursing

Grade: 2

Contract:  Permanent


  • Flexible working
  • Other

Employer: Calvern Care

Employer type: Private Sector

Site: Wren House

Town: Chelmsford

Salary: £9.79 driver and £9.27 non drivers. Mileage is paid for. 

Salary period: Hourly

Closing: 07/02/2022 23:59

Would you like to start a new career delivering care and support?

Are you already working in care but would like a change of working environment?

We are looking to recruit  Care Practitioners to expand the capacity within our team and broaden our geography. 

Would you like to start a new career delivering care and support to those vulnerable in your community?

Main Duties of the Job

The service we provide could be complex and could involve a programme of personal care and household management that is personalised in the form of a care plan. Care duties will include assisting service users in a variety of tasks which are specific to each person and could include some of the following;

  • Assisting with dressing and undressing
  • Assisting with washing / bathing / showering / shaving /  cleaning teeth.
  • Hair care .
  • Nail care .
  • Toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene.
  • Continence management.
  • Pressure area care
  • Getting into and out of bed.
  • Assisting with the use of Aids to Daily Living / Rehabilitation Aids, as required.
  •  Prompting the service user to take  medication.
  • Cooking and preparation of meals and snacks 
  • Assisting with feeding.
  • General cleaning duties.
  • Bed-making.
  • Laundering / Ironing
  • Preparation of shopping lists & shopping.
  • Working with other care professionals.
  • Using manual handling equipment when and as instructed.
  • Care at end of life

Working for your organisation

Calvern Care Limited is a well-established domiciliary care provider delivering care to a wide variety of service users (dementia, complex care, physical disabilities etc.) in  Chelmsford . It has recently been acquired by Provide Groups which delivers health and social care services , allowing us to explore working new exciting ways.

Our aim is to provide the highest standard of personal support for people living in the community who, through illness, frailty or disability are unable to provide this independently for themselves.  We are proud of our well respected reputation and are aiming to achieve an outstanding CQC Rating.

Calvern care is part of the Provide Group and share the same values of care, compassion and innovation.

Provide is a Community Interest Company (social enterprise). We deliver a broad range of health and social care services in the community, and are committed to making sure that they are safe, responsive and of high quality.

This role is eligible to join the GPP scheme

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.