Care Team Members - Dorset


Closing: 26 October Salary: Full time equivalent £21,782 per annum (£11.97 per hour) Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Contracts between 10 and 20 hours per week available

Job Description

Julia's House Dorset and Wiltshire Children's Hospices is rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission and we are now seeking experienced Carers to join our team in Dorset, particularly in the west of the county.  

Our Care Team Members provide frequent respite care to children with complex medical needs in their own homes and also at our hospice in Corfe Mullen. They get the chance to spend time with children and their families, really getting to know them, and creating wonderful memories.  

You will have good flexibility to work particularly in the evenings, at weekends and during school holidays, as care is provided at the families’ request. (Rotas are issued six weeks in advance).  

We are offering permanent contracts for between 10 and 20 hours per week, at a full time equivalent annual salary of £21,782 (e.g. 20 hours per week – paid £12,447; 10 hours per week – paid £6,224 per annum). We also offer an excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement.  

Successful applicants must to be available to attend Induction on four days 14-17th January 2019, between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm. There is also a requirement to make yourself available for mandatory training and staff meetings up to six days per year (9.00 am – 5.00 pm).  

If you have any of the following and would like to join our team to provide specialist care, we would love to hear from you.

  • Experience of working with children and undertaking personal careExperience of working with children with complex and continuing health needs e.g. autism, epilepsy
  • Experience of working in special schools, giving one to one special care in mainstream schools or as a session worker, social care worker, child minder or health care support worker 

A full driving licence and use of a car for business purposes are essential. All positions a subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: 26 October 2018.

Interviews to be held at the Corfe Mullen Hospice on 5 or 6 November 2018


To apply for this job, download and complete the application form below and email it to hr@juliashouse.org or post to HR Department, Julia’s House, Barclays House, 1 Wimborne Road, Poole,  BH15  2BB.  Please note we cannot consider CVs on their own but you are welcome to include a CV with your completed application form. For enquiries please call 01202 644220.  

All staff appointments are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. 

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