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Care Worker

Role Responsibility

1 x 21 hours per week and 1 x 28 hours per week.

Blackburn Lodge Registered Care Centre offers permanent, assessment and respite for older people who experience general frailty. We are looking to appoint 2 care workers, one post for 28 hours per week and one post for 21 hours per week who can demonstrate the knowledge & skills required to care for older people. You must have good communication skills and be able to interact positively & sensitively with service users. You will be able to work with minimal supervision and be able to maintain accurate records.

You should have an NVQ2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent. A full induction and relevant training will be provided.

You will be reliable and flexible and be able to work between the hours of 7am and 9pm including bank holidays and weekends.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, please contact:

Vanessa Byrne (Registered Manager)

Telephone number: 03000 418341

email address:

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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