Care Assistant (94797)
£15,613 - £16,123 Band 4
ID Ref. No.

Health & Wellbeing

Operational Services



Band 4:  £16,863 - £17,173 pa (Pro-rata for Part-time Posts)

1 x 30 hours



Based at  Norman Lodge Resource Centre

               1A, Glenroyd Ave


               BD6 1EX


Applications are invited from people who have a minimum of N.V.Q.2 in Care (experienced applicants who do NOT have the NVQ 2 in Care MAY be considered for some of our vacancies but would be expected to complete the NVQ within set timescales).


The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.


The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

  • Ability to implement and monitor programmes.
  • A caring approach and ability to turn such an attitude to a positive contribution to the work of the team.
  • Ability to perform basic personal care tasks for clients including tasks as would be acceptable from a relative.
  • Ability to observe, assess and record individual needs within a group setting.  An understanding of the needs of a client group.
  • Ability to carry out household tasks relating to the care of the individuals.
  • Ability to communicate (Verbal and written) with a variety of people, relatives, colleagues, workers from other agencies.
  • Flexibility to respond to individuals and situations.
  • Ability to stimulate and encourage activities. 
  • Experience of working in a residential setting supporting service users with dementia.
  • Evidence of one year's experience of working within a team in the social care sector



For further information regarding these posts please contact Simone Dalton, Unit Manager on Bradford 01274 691520.


  An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.

  Closing date:  Sunday 14th October 2018

  Please find attached a copy of the Job Profile:      Care Assistant - JP.doc