Care firm to create 100 new jobs as part of plans to expand across West Midlands

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A Stoke-on-Trent care business is creating 100 new jobs as it looks to expand across the West Midlands.

The recruitment drive at Community Care Worker Limited will see the Hanley-based firm almost double its 125-strong workforce and comes on the back of a spike in demand for its services.

Most of the roles at the city centre firm are for community carers and care assistants but there is also a number of positions up for grabs for care coordinators and trainers.

Director and company founder Dr Mahbub Rahman said: “A lot of care businesses in the area are struggling, but we are growing. We are getting a lot of referrals but have a waiting list of over a month because we don’t have the capacity at the moment.

“Earlier this year, we sat down and identified the areas which we can grow into and now we are recruiting to allow us to do that.”

Shajeda Rahman, registered manager at Community Care Worker Limited, added: “We started off back in 2015 with just one client and two or three members of staff.

“We were based at an office on Tunstall High Street and have continued to grow, we relocated into our current premises in Hanley in January and are now about to enter our fifth year in business.”

Today the company provides care services to more than 160 service users – who are referred to them from local authorities, hospitals and privately – across Staffordshire, Telford and Wolverhampton.

It operates between 6am and 10pm every day and its Wood House headquarters is home to an in-house training centre.

Shajeda said: “Our service users require care for a variety of reasons, they could be bed-bound, have mobility issues or health conditions which restricts them from doing day-to-day tasks, such as dementia or mental health issues.

“Our carers are there to provide everything they need, from helping them to get up, dressed and washed to personal care and making sure they take their medication.”

Dr Rahman added: “We create a personalised care plan for each of our service users which includes everything our carers need to know to ensure they are providing the best care possible – even down to how an individual takes their tea and in which shape they like their toast to be cut into.”

Each new recruit will be provided with gloves, aprons, masks, visors and hand sanitser.

Those who join during the month of September will also be offered a free enhanced DBS check.

Dr Rahman said: “We abolished zero-hour contracts because we know staff need stability, we also contribute towards mileage costs. In return we ask that our employees are reliable, compassionate and caring. Experience is not necessary as we will train them up to the required standard, but they will need to be able to drive.”

For more information, or to apply for a role, call 01782 817920, email admin@communitycareworker.com or drop a CV into Wood House, Etruria Road, Hanley.


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