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Care Assistant


17556.00 GBP per year, 17556 - 17556


Thurrock, Essex, Essex, RM17 6SL


Permanent Full time

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Vacancy Filler

Date Posted

07 Feb




Are you the kind of person that believes all people should live long, happy and health lives? As well as making their own decisions, staying connected with friends and family and maintaining a community life?

If you are, why don’t you come and work for Thurrock Council – we are a progressive organisation that is wholly committed to providing quality first care to all our local residents. We provide care and support for clients in their own homes, single and double handed calls. The service provides care from 6.00 am until 11.00 pm 365 days a year.

Please Note: Full Driving Licence and access to your own vehicle required.

A DBS at enhanced level will be required for this role.

In return we offer an excellent benefit package including the following:

Shift Allowance (minimum 10%)

Mileage allowance of 40p per mile

Paid travel time

Paid Business User Allowance (if you are asked to use your own vehicle for your work)

Enhanced rate on Bank Holidays

Employee Assistant Programme and First Care Health Support for Employee and close family

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Health & Well Being Initiatives

Discounts in Local Shops and Stores

Childcare Vouchers

Uniform provided

Mandatory Training at no cost

Enhanced DBS required at no cost

Care Certificate training provided

For an informal discussion about these posts, please ring 01375 652997 and speak to one of our Managers (office hours only).

Please be aware that Thurrock Council are undertaking a pay review which will affect the grading of this vacancy – full details will be provided at conditional offer stage to the preferred candidate.

Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

How to Apply

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