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Careers in social care

Has your working situation changed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic? Has the recent spotlight on health and social care inspired you to start a career? Whatever the reason you’re looking for work, why not consider a role in care with us?

Roles in care

We're looking for people to join our team and help us make a difference to the lives of vulnerable people across Derbyshire.

Direct care roles

We're looking for people to join our direct care teams to help us support vulnerable people throughout the county.

You'll be part of a team working together to support people living either in one of our establishments or out in the community support people to live in their in their own homes.

We have a number of vacancies and various hours available at locations around Derbyshire. Most of these posts will involve shift work and may include evenings and weekends.

The posts include:

  • care worker - residential
  • care worker - community
  • senior care worker
  • residential social care worker (in our short breaks and respite centres)
  • managerial roles
  • catering roles

You can search for roles in your areas and apply on our jobs website.

We'll make sure you are supported and protected in these roles, with full personal protective equipment. For our care worker and domestic roles you don't need previous experience as training will be given, although this would be an advantage, particularly if you have worked in a caring profession previously.

Adult care worker apprenticeships

We're offering apprentice opportunities in our residential, day care and extra care establishments around the county.

Apprentices can be any age and you'll have ongoing support and mentoring from our experienced staff.

After completing the 18-month training you'll receive a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care and we'll support you to explore a variety of job opportunities with us.

Get support to apply

If you want to speak to someone to get more information about working in care or advice on how to apply, why not request a call back from us?

Request a call back

Flexible direct care roles

We're also offering direct care roles which can offer flexibility in the amount of hours you work each week.

In these roles you'll still need to be able to work usual care shift patterns (morning, afternoon, nights) but the number of shifts you work each week may vary.

We're looking for:

Experience is needed for our relief senior care worker roles.

Social work

We're looking for passionate and committed social workers to join our community and hospital based teams in Derbyshire. We offer excellent working conditions and you'll be fully supported in your role with good opportunities for development and progression.

We welcome and encourage applicants from a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background as well as newly qualified social workers.

Visit our jobs website to apply for our roles.

How to apply

You can apply on our jobs website. Applications for all social care roles will be fast-tracked to help ensure we continue to deliver high-quality care to Derbyshire residents.

If you have a query about these vacancies or to request a paper application form, please contact our recruitment team:

New jobs are added regularly to our jobs website and you can set email alerts to let you know when a new role is advertised in your area.