Location: Nelson & Galgate
Hours: As required between 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.
Salary: £10.16 per hour
Age UK Lancashire provides a Day Club service across the county for older people.
The service is based in local centre’s where older adults attend, providing opportunities for older adults to be involved in stimulating activities that enable them to live independently at home by learning or maintaining daily living skills and to remain a part of their local community for as long as possible.
Day Club staff empower individuals and are caring and compassionate, ensuring that service users are safe and have access to a wide range of meaningful activities and support.
Successful applicants will be appointed as a keyworker for a small group of individuals, usually within a day centre environment and via outreach visits in certain circumstances. You’ll get to know each individual and working with them and their carers or families you’ll develop a support plan to ensure that their needs are met.
You will be motivated, flexible, resourceful, and committed to delivering quality person-centred care and support. You will deliver activities that promote dignity, choice and control. Experience in providing personal care and delivering activities is advantageous.
This is a very rewarding role and suitable for those with experience of working with older adults in a one to one and group environment with a range of needs including dementia.
We currently have flexible bank positions available within our team in Nelson and Galgate
Training is provided. You will be required to wear PPE. Working hours are between 9-5 Monday to Friday.
Due to the nature of the above posts, enhanced disclosure will be sought from the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to appointment.
The nature of the post will require travel across the area. A full driving licence, appropriate insurance cover and use of a car is essential.
Age UK Lancashire value the safety of our clients and colleagues. When submitting your application to join us, please note that while consultation with the Health & Social Care sector regarding COVID19 vaccines continues, we may ask you to voluntarily provide evidence of COVID19 Vaccination status if appointed to role.
Applications and Interviews will be considered on an on going basis.
More information and an application form can be downloaded below.
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