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Care and Support Worker

Downham Market

£9.16 - £9.69 Per Hour

Part Time

Norse Care

Closing Date: 28/07/20

NorseCare are an award winning care home and services provider with homely residential facilities across Norfolk and Suffolk. We provide exceptional Care and residential support services as well as promoting a healthy, active and engaging living environment.

Oakes Court is a Housing with Care scheme, home to 40 housing flats, which all have twenty-four hour access to care. Each attractive, self-contained flat is easy to manage. The flats comprise a kitchen area,sitting room, bathroom and bedroom. You will also find an emergency call system, fire alarm system,TV and telephone sockets in every flat. We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Care Support Worker to join the team at Oakes Court on a permanent basis for 15.5 hours per week.  
As a Care Support Worker, you will assist with personal care and support tasks which enables our residents/tenants to make informed choices, supporting their independence and dignity.

Our Successful Candidate:

  • Experience working within a care environment
  • Experience within a senior care role 
  • Be supportive and caring at all times ensuring you are providing exemplary service to our residents/tenants
  • Completion of The Care Certificate is desirable but not essential
  • Willingness to go that extra mile

We Offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay with excellent benefits
  • Enhancements for working weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Annual Leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • An enhanced DBS check paid for by NorseCare
  • Clearly defined progression routes supporting career development, offering fully-funded NVQ Level 2-3 qualifications (after probation)
  • Full induction and training programme including the Care Certificate and specialist training.
  • Reward & Recognition scheme, including the opportunity to be awarded Love2Shop vouchers
  • NEST Auto-Enrolment pension scheme (subject to eligibility)

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible.

Due to the high numbers of applications we receive for our vacancies, if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the date you apply, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful for this position.

Our core values are at the heart of everything we do. We expect all our employees to embrace and share our values:

               Compassion – Aspiration – Respect –  Empowering

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