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Care worker

Norwich

Kings Lynn

Swaffham

Great Yarmouth and villages

Variable hours

Caring Together

Closing Date: 30/03/20

Job Description

About Caring Together Charity

Three in five of us will become a carer at some point in our life. We will look after a family member or friend who, due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or addiction, cannot cope without our support.

Caring Together is a leading regional charity who provide information and advice, run services in local communities and campaign so that carers have choices.

We are proud to support 12,000 carers and their families every year.

Due to growth we are looking to expand our team in Kings Lynn, Swaffham, Great Yarmouth, Dereham and surrounding areas. We currently have opportunities for applicants seeking permanent flexible, part time and full time opportunities.

Benefits of being a care assistant with us:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working options
  • An opportunity to experience working in a charity that makes caring rewarding
  • Paid full two week induction and ongoing professional development
  • Minimum of one hour with the people you support and often more

Requirements of a care assistant

  • Friendly, reliable people who are driven to provide the best quality of support to both children and adults
  • Build two way relationships of trust with colleagues, people who need care and support and other stakeholders”
  • Driving licence, access to a vehicle and a good heart

Responsibilities of a care assistant

  • Takes personal responsibility for ensuring they contribute to the provision of excellent, safe, high quality care and support to others.
  • To undertake the tasks specified in the care plan, adapting your practice to the preferences of the individual; this may include the following personal and social care tasks
  • To maintain clear and accurate records as directed by the Care Team Manager and carry out administrative tasks as required e.g. Records of Visits, Medication records

Here’s what people have to say about working here:

Jane said, “I feel proud to be part of a team who are committed to providing the best possible support to families, doing small things that make a big difference to people in their own homes and out and about”

And Brendan said, “My Care work consists of helping older people with personal care, shopping, taking them on trips out, though mostly they enjoy having someone to chat to, keeping them company.”

Caring Together does not discriminate. We are interested in your skills, your talent, your potential and nothing else.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.30 to £12.30 /hour

https://www.caringtogether.org/
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