Community Health & Social Care Assistant Sponsorship Available

May 17, 2024
£22.8 - £24.3 / year

Job Description




Have you completed your care qualifications and are searching for the next step?

Our Community First Team is looking for Community Health and Social Care Assistants to join us in Derby City.

What does the Community First Team do?

We come in to help persons who have been discharged from acute hospitals or who require an immediate community response. The individual requires short-term/interim support in their home. The teams are dedicated to caring for and assisting people at home and work on a seven-day rotation.

If you would want to discuss what a day in the life of this role is like, please call Elaine Wesley at 07795 527540.

What are the hours?

Various shift patterns.

(This includes unsocial hours, weekends, and bank holidays)

Where would I work?

Base: Florence Nightingale Community Hospital.

Area covered: Derby City and adjacent areas.

Working on this team means you must be able to meet the travel requirements of visiting people’s homes. You must have a UK driver’s licence and access to a vehicle. DCHS offers a mileage policy and a car lease programme to assist our employees.

The selected candidate is expected to work and document to a high standard while reflecting DCHS values.

To maintain standards, provide quality patient care by developing a breadth of knowledge and competencies to assist clinicians.

To help all clinicians in implementing agreed-upon treatment and care programmes as needed, as well as to function effectively as a member of the larger multidisciplinary team.

To provide individual care in the community without direct monitoring.

To help patients improve their health and freedom.

Be willing to assist Perth House in Chaddesden as staffing needs arise.

What is the purpose and activities of DCHS?

As part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire, we aim to deliver community health services to over one million patients in Derbyshire and Derby.

We employ around 4,200 substantive staff members who care for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health facilities, as well as clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes, and, increasingly, in people’s own homes and through virtual consultations.

Benefits include:

Commitment to flexible working wherever possible.

27 days of annual leave per year, plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years of service.

Annual evaluation and dedication to continued training.

Generous NHS pension scheme.

Excellent maternity, paternity, and adoption benefits.

Incremental pay progression

Free confidential employee help scheme 24/7

Access to our staff networks.

Health and well-being opportunities

Structured learning and development opportunities.

As an employer and sponsor licence holder, we must ensure that we meet the sponsorship conditions stipulated by UK Visas and Immigration in order to sponsor overseas people under the Skilled Worker route. After carefully analysing this role, we do not believe it fits the sponsorship requirements. For more information on the eligibility requirements for a Skilled Worker visa, please visit the following link to the website: Overview of GOV.UK (

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