Salary: £8.91 per hour
Hours: Flexible hours building up to a minimum 12 hours weekly
Age UK Lancashire have a vision where those in later life can make positive contributions to the communities they live in, make informed choices and retain their independence and wellbeing.
Our Home Help service assists older people in remaining active, independent and linked in to their local community. Our positions can provide flexible hours with the option of increasing working hours depending on the need in your location.
The service is available between 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday so there is no weekend or evening work. As a Home Help you will provide regular visits to older people in their own homes and be responsible for a wide range of household chores including cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, laundry and ironing. Some older people may also request to have errands completed for example shopping or picking up prescriptions.
Our Home Helps are caring, compassionate, and reliable. You will need to have a genuine interest in the wellbeing of older people. Motivated & committed with a flexible attitude and good management skills.
This is a hugely rewarding role as our Home Helps can form friendly working relationships with older people.
This is more than just a job. Have you got what it takes to make a difference?
- Appropriate training.
- Fully Insured
- Mobile phone & lone working App provided for your safety.
- Uniform & PPE provided.
- Paid travel time & mileage allowance.
- Holiday allowance & sick pay.
Guidance and support is offered at all times.
Precautionary measures are being taken and PPE is provided during the current Covid-19 outbreak.
You will need to have your own transport/appropriate insurance and an enhanced DBS will be required for this role.
Please note that there are no personal care duties involved in this role
The work of the Home Help is very localised, please only apply if you live in the areas specified.
Equality & Diversity-Age UK Lancashire are committed to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Please complete the attached form to allow us to monitor our applicant and staff diversity.