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Carer (home care)

Thetford

Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Full/Part time

Caring Together

Closing Date: 26/11/21

Caring Together have an exciting opportunity for a Care Worker to join their team.

Location: Community based in Thetford, also recruiting across Norfolk.

Salary: £9.50 – £12.30 per hour depending on time and day of call; up to £13.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.

About Caring Together

We believe in providing great care and connecting with the people we support.

Three in five of us will become a carer at some point in our life. Caring Together is an ambitious regional charity that provides emotional and practical support, advice and guidance to carers of all ages and their families, as well as opportunities to take a break from their caring role.

Our vision is of a world where caring is made easier, and we are incredibly excited about your help on this journey!

Care Worker – benefits:

As well as a making a real difference by providing companionship, you’ll also enjoy:

– 28 days annual leave including statutory holidays as well as the option to buy annual leave. An extra day holiday after 5 years.

– Living wage pay £9.50-£13.00 per hour.

– permanent contract, hours may be guaranteed after passing successful probation period

– paid induction with Nationally Accredited Certification, and ongoing professional development including NVQ Level 2, QCF’s and apprenticeships

– CarerSmart discount club

– Free DBS check, T-shirt, PPE equipment

– An opportunity to experience working in a charity that makes caring rewarding

– £200 Refer a friend bonus

– Fuel card

– Flexible working patterns to suit your needs

– Long service awards

– Pension scheme

– Mileage allowance of 30p and travel time of 20p

– Wellbeing support

– We are a flexible employer, and we will support you to ensure that you achieve a healthy, happy work-life balance

– Paid Carers leave in accordance with our terms and conditions

– Have a voice to influence through the Staff forum

Care Worker – The Role:

As part of the care team, the successful candidate will be driven to provide high-quality, person-centred care at the times people would like it.   They will work with people of all ages, with a range of conditions and requirements.

Care Worker – You:

Essential

– Driving licence and access to a vehicle

– Willingness to travel in local area

– No previous care experience or qualifications are required as full training will be provided

Desirable

– Level 2 or 3 in health and social care qualification, or equivalent

– Computer literate

We are proud to be a living wage employer and to have a clear career pathway for care workers to develop their experience and skills should you wish to progress. 

This is an exciting role for someone who really wants to make a difference and is passionate about changing lives.

To submit your application for this exciting opportunity, please click to apply!

 

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