Care Assistant / Driver

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£17,007 - £19,446
Posted
31 Aug 2018
Closes
12 Sep 2018
Ref
225538142
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Birmingham City Council

Care Assistant/Driver

£17,007 - £19,446

Permanent, 36.5 hours per week

Various Locations in Birmingham

Ref: BCC000482

An enthusiastic, motivated and flexible person is required for this post; supporting adults with disabilities (Learning Disabilities & Physical disabilities) in community settings, providing both transport and care. You will require effective communication skills, and be sensitive when attending to the physical and social needs of service users. You need to be able to implementing enablement / maintenance programmes, and demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities.

You must hold a category D1 licence as it is a statutory requirement, or be prepared to work towards obtaining one during your 6 month probationary period. If you are unsuccessful in passing all the required elements of the D1 test you will not complete your probationary period, therefore you will not be recommended for the permanent role. The department will fund the D1 training and test however you may incur a small charge to update your licence. A MIDAS qualification may be required if you already hold a D1.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

Closing date: 12 September 2018.