Danny’s Dream Personal Assistant Roles Available – Full time and Supply/Adhoc positions available

 

                   Goodwin Development Trust

Danny’s Dream offers a unique combination of domiciliary care with that of care and support at the Danny’s Dream Club and other leisure and community activities.  We offer a fully person-centred approach that is respectful of difference and diversity and focuses on the needs of the individual, rather than a more service-centred provision.  We see the person first and not the disability.  We use everyday language rather than jargon and we proactively search for can-do options that empower our service users. Opportunities have arisen for us to recruit experienced individuals to the following post:

Danny’s Dream Personal Assistant – DDPA

 

Full time and Supply/Adhoc positions available. Please state which you are interested in when applying for this role.

 

Hours:             Full Time: 37 hours per week (some evening and weekend work will be required as part of a pre

a pre-agreed rota)   Supply/Adhoc hours 

Salary:             Full Time: £15,007.20 (if qualified to L2 in Health and Social Care or sector equivalent)

                        £14,430 (25 years and over, unqualified or not sector specific qualified)

Salary meets NMW (if under 25 years, unqualified or not sector specific qualified)

Supply/Adhoc: £7.50 per hour for Level 2 in Health & Social Care or sector equivalent / over 25 years

              NMW for unqualified or not sector specifically qualified 

 

The main purpose of this post is to assist people with disabilities and/or complex health and social care needs to live at home with independence by ensuring that they have quality care and support. This may involve undertaking personal care, and/or administering medication and/or escorting, and/or arranging and joining in activities. You will be required to provide service users with an effective duty of care that provides a safe and dignified environment that demonstrates an appropriate level of choice and control. You will be required to work with the Management Team to ensure that Care Quality Commission Essential Standards of Quality and Safety are upheld and that respect is given to the cultural and social values and beliefs of individual service users. You will ideally hold a Level 2 or 3 qualification in Health and Social Care and demonstrable experience of working in the health and social care setting and have working knowledge of safeguarding protocols and procedures along with an understanding of confidentiality and data protection in respect of service user records.

 

For an Application Pack please email recruitment@goodwintrust.org, visit our website:  www.goodwintrust.org/vacancies or contact the HR Department on (01482) 594319 (answer machine – leave a message with your full contact information and job reference) 

Alternatively, please contact Danny’s Dream direct on tel. (01482) 313883 for an informal chat.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosing & Barring Services Check and Satisfactory References.

Application forms should be returned stating Job Reference DDPA to: HR Department, The Octagon, Pod 5, Walker Street, Hull, HU3 2RA (CV’s not accepted)

There is no closing date for these posts but please assume if you have not heard anything within 8 weeks of your application form been submitted, that on this occasion you have not been successful.

Goodwin Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruiting procedures through references

Danny’s Dream Personal and Care Assistants (SUPPLY – zero hours) Ref:SDDPA01

Danny’s Dream offers a unique combination of domiciliary care with that of care and support at the Danny’s Dream Club and other leisure and community activities. We offer a fully person-centred approach that is respectful of difference and diversity and focuses on the needs of the individual, rather than a more service-centred provision.  We see the person first and not the disability.  We use everyday language rather than jargon and we proactively search for can-do options that empower our service users.  We are seeking to recruit additional experienced, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our supply team.

Danny’s Dream Personal Assistants (SUPPLY – zero hours)

Ref SDDPA01 – no closing date

£7.20 per hour for Level 2 in Health & Social Care or sector equivalent / over 25 years

NMW for unqualified or not sector specifically qualified

The main purpose of these posts are to assist people with disabilities and/or complex health and social care needs to live at home with independence by ensuring that they have quality care and support. This may involve undertaking personal care, and/or administering medication and/or escorting, and/or arranging and joining in activities.

 You will be required to provide service users with an effective duty of care that provides a safe and dignified environment that demonstrates an appropriate level of choice and control. You will be involved in offering person-centred thinking to ensure that service users are encouraged to have an active involvement so as to maximise independence as far as is possible. You will be required to work with the Management Team to ensure that Care Quality Commission Essential Standards of Quality and Safety are upheld and that respect is given to the cultural and social values and beliefs of individual service users

A Level 2 in Health & Social Care would be an advantage, but is not essential, however you must have previous experience of working in the caring profession and demonstrate the skills associated with the profession such as patience, respect, compassion and understanding dignity. You will be required to develop a working knowledge of Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults protocols and procedures and have an understanding of confidentiality and data protection in respect of service user records.

These posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and satisfactory references.

For an Application Pack please download one from our main jobs page.  You can access the Job Description here:  JD DD Supply Personal Care Assistant June 2016

Alternatively, contact the HR Department by email: recruitment@goodwintrust.org stating which role you would like to apply for or phone: (01482) 594319 (answer machine – please leave details and a pack will be posted to you)

 Completed application packs can be returned via email to recruitment@goodwintrust.org or posted/handed in to:

Job applications (HR department) Job reference: SDDPA01

Goodwin Centre

Icehouse Road

Hull

HU3 2HQ

There is no closing date for these posts but please assume if you have not heard anything within 8 weeks of your application form been submitted, that on this occasion you have not been successful. (Please note CV’s are not accepted)

Danny’s Dream

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Danny’s Dream is a registered (Care Quality Commission) domiciliary care agency for disabled adults and children living in and around Hull. The Danny’s Dream Agency allows you to put together a personalised care and support package to meet your individual needs. Danny’s Dream takes full responsibility for providing you with a small team of fully trained Personal Assistants. We offer a quality service that is truly person-centred allowing our service users to live their lives as independently and inclusively as possible with a maximum of choice and control. To contact the Danny’s Dream team please telephone 01482 313883 or email dannysdream@goodwintrust.org or go to our website www.dannysdream.org.uk