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Community Support Worker (Care)

Norwich

Age UK Norwich

Closing Date: 30/11/20

£18,066 (Full Time Equivalent) + contributory pension scheme + health scheme. Salary will be pro-rata to hours worked.

37 hours per week, days & times flexible.  We are a flexible employer, so would welcome applicants with the right experience and skills who can commit to a minimum of 30 hours.

Norwich based. As this role includes working in the community, applicants must have their own transport with a clean driving licence.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Community Support Worker (Care) to join our Marion team to provide support to older people, their carers and families.

We are looking for experienced carers who are looking for something a little different. We offer a flexible range of carers support, including welfare visits, training and advice on care techniques, coaching for physical activity, as well as case managing and resolving issues that impact the carer, or their loved one. This role is about understanding the needs of the family and supporting them in caring for their loved one, at home, for as long as possible.

Services are provided through a mixture of telephone, online and home visits, as well as group-based sessional care at our Marion Day Centre, which would include some personal care duties, so we are looking for someone with recent experience in this area. (Personal care is strictly limited to the Day Centre only. Candidates will not be required to do this within client’s homes or community settings.)

This is a fixed term contract until March 2021; therefore, we want someone who can hit the ground running,  is proactive, highly organised, and comfortable with IT and remote working.

For further details, and to apply, please visit our website via this link http://www.ageuknorwich.org.uk 

To arrange an informal discussion contact Alison Bessey on 01603 667 944

or email alison.bessey@ageuknorwich.org.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

The post is subject to a DBS check.

Registered charity number 1094623

Closing date for applications 12.00 noon Monday 30th November 2020

Interviews will be held via Zoom on Monday 7th December 2020

Due to operational priorities we are unable to offer alternate interview dates.

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