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Senior Community Care Worker

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JOB: Community Care Worker

Northern Trust Areas



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Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks Pro Rata

Locations hiring in:





Glens of Antrim




Your Benefits :

£300 Joining Bonus

Excellent Pay Rate - £12.85per hour

Generous weekend on-call rate - £306.25

Mileage Allowance - 30p per mile

Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line

Permanent Contract

Free Uniform

Paid Training, mileage & induction

Daily support from the office team

Career Progression Opportunities

Company Pension

*Please note we reserve the right to close this advertisement early. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 


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We are seeking to recruit a Senior Community Care Worker to join our team supporting our Coleraine office. 

The Role

We are looking for an experienced full-time Community Carer to join our team as a senior member of staff. 

The main duties of this role are:

  • Help to ensure a high quality of service is provided
  • Support the training of other staff
  • Provide care to clients when required
  • Help to cover on-call periods when the office is closed (including bank holidays)

Your Duties

  • Ensure care provision meets all statutory requirements
  • Liaise with clients and families and attend client reviews as required.
  • Report any client care issue in relation to health and safety and assist with resolution
  • Undertake care work duties as incorporated into the weekly schedule
  • Assist and support care staff with the provision of high-quality care and monitor standards and  assist with staff reviews and attend staff meetings
  • Attend weekly update meetings with the Co-Ordinator
  • Comply with company policies and procedures and legislative guidelines
  • Assist with office duties as and when required
  • Maintain NISCC registration or secure registration within a fixed period of time
  • Project a professional image at all times and lead by example
  • Embrace the company ethos of confidentiality within all aspects of work
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Rotational on-call for out of hours enquiries and service breakdown

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum of 1 year of care experience 
  • Demonstratable domiciliary experience
  • Full driver’s license and access to a car

Desirable Criteria

  • NVQ Level 2 in Care
  • Supervisory Experience
  • NISCC registered

YOUR Benefits: 

  • £300 Joining Bonus (paid after 3 months in your role) 
  • Excellent pay rate: £12.85 per hour
  • Generous Weekend On-Call Rate: £306.25 per weekend 
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday Rate: up to £25.70 per hour 
  • Mileage Allowance:  30p per mile 
  • Permanent Contract (no zero-hours) 
  • Free uniform
  • Company Pension
  • Access to our Employee Mental Health Support Line
  • Paid and ongoing comprehensive training
  • Further education opportunities 
  • A mobile phone will be provided for work purposes
  • Career progression opportunities 
  • Daily support from the office team

About Optimum Care

Optimum Care is a leading Home Care provider in Northern Ireland. We’ve been providing care for our clients since 1993. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We take pride in all our carers as they are the backbone of our services. We invest heavily in our training with our in-house team having thorough experience in community care and nursing.

Apply Now 

If you think you’d like this role, please fill in the application form below to apply, or contact our recruitment department for an application form: 

  • T:028 9180 1197
  • E: recruitment@domesticcareni.com 

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Please note: Applicants within the last 6 months need not re-apply.

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

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