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Reasons to work for Derbyshire

Derbyshire's population of older people is growing, which means we're always on the lookout for people to join our hard-working teams of care workers.

Reasons to choose us

Good pay rates

Our pay rates are:

  • £10.98 to £11.18 an hour for care workers in the community or in a residential care home, enhanced rate (for 7pm to 7am working) £14.64 to £14.90
  • £11.94 - £12.93 an hour for a senior care worker - enhanced rate (for 7pm to 7am working) £15.92 to £17.24

Good terms and conditions

We'll give you all the training you need to do the job, free of charge. We'll also provide you with a uniform and any equipment to carry out your work.

In addition you'll get:

  • 5 weeks holiday and 8 bank holidays a year, pro rata - after 5 years you'll get an extra week
  • extra pay for unsocial hours - when you work after 7pm or before 7am
  • extra pay for working on a bank holiday
  • mileage allowance
  • paid travel time between calls
  • no zero hours contracts

Career prospects

As well as providing you with on-the-job training, there are also opportunities to further your career in care, if that's what you want.