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Driver/ Carer - Orchard Lodge in Horsham, West Sussex at Sussex Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/12/2018

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Job Description

Care Assistant/ Driver

We are looking to recruit Care Assistant/ Driver to deliver excellent residential care at Sussex Healthcare.

Day to day tasks of the Care Assistant/ Driver:

  • To meet the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence
  • To help in the care of the service users physical environment and in the general day to day activities of the home.
  • To transport service users to and from the day centre/college Monday - Friday, on outings and where necessary to medical appointments, under direction of the Home Manager.
  • Ensure that the mini-bus is road worthy
  • Collect prescriptions from the chemist.
  • Ensure that all harnesses and seatbelts are in place and secure prior to any journey.
  • Ensure first aid/emergency equipment is in place and current.
  • Any accident or incident to be reported and documented appropriately.
  • A clean D1 driving licence with a minimum of two years experience of driving in the UK is essential.

Benefits of the Care Assistant/ Driver:

  • 50p more per hour for weekends and double pay for bank holiday
  • Pension
  • Paid breaks
  • Free staff bus, subsidiary meals and uniform
  • Reduced rate accommodation
  • In house Training, academy offering various courses
  • Mentoring scheme
  • Exceptional career progression within the company
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • plus, many more!

Requirements for the Care Assistant role/ Driver:

  • A warm and friendly disposition
  • Good communication skills, able to put others at ease
  • Reliable and punctual
  • D1 License
  • Driving for over 2 years
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Clean FULL driving license

Apply and join Sussex Healthcare!