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Help at Home Support Worker

Age UK Leeds is a leading local voluntary sector organisation providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in Leeds.   

Salary £8.72 per hour,  Variable Hours Contract – Monday to Friday  

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for delivering domestic and social support to older people in their own homes living in Leeds. 

Help at Home covers postcodes LS6-LS13, LS16-18 and LS28.  We are looking for support workers who are able to travel around these areas, working up to 25 hours over 5 days, between Monday and Friday on a variable hour contract. 

Experience of working in a role which provides domestic and social support is essential for this post.  

Experience of providing support in a community setting on a 121 basis would be of a distinct advantage. 

A full driving license and access to a vehicle for business use is essential. 

You will be based In the Community 

Closing Date:  9am on 07.07.2020

Interview Date: There is no set date for interviews.  These will be scheduled in as and when suitable applications are received 

To apply for this role please download the following documents which make up the application pack. Please note that all applicants must complete the application form as we do not accept CVs. 

Application Pack Documents: 

Application Form 

Age UK Leeds Background 

Equality and Diversity Policy 

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 

Job Description 

Person Specification 

For an informal chat about the position, please contact Julie Skelton on 07983 215865 

Please submit your completed application and monitoring form to our Admin Team by email at recruitment@ageukleeds.org.uk or by post to Recruitment, Age UK Leeds, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA. 

Please note that postal applications must reach us the working day before the deadline in order to be considered for shortlisting. 

For further information about applying for the role contact the Admin team on    0113 389 3000 

Application packs may be available in other formats on request. 

Hospital to Home Support Worker

Age UK Leeds is a leading local voluntary sector organisation providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in Leeds.   

Scale 4 £19,554 - £21,166 pro rota 

25-28 Hours per week, on a 7 day rota 

As a support worker you will be responsible for; supporting families/carers to provide care pending implementation of a package of care (POC) enabling an earlier discharge and preventing readmission. Providing low level needs care within their home. Providing support to individual clients to facilitate a timelier discharge from the wards.  Transporting clients from hospital to their home and assiting them to settle back in. Transporting clients into the hospital to attend outpatient appointments. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to Show good understanding of the needs of older people. 

Driving licence and own vehicle is essential for this post.  

Experience of Lone working in the community and within a hospital environment would be of a distinct advantage. 

You will be based at St James University Hospital, Leeds/ In the Community 

Closing Date:  9am on 23.07.2020 

Interview Date: 04.08.2020 

To apply for this role please download the following documents which make up the application pack. Please note that all applicants must complete the application form as we do not accept CVs. 

Application Pack Documents: 

Application Form 

Age UK Leeds Background 

Equality and Diversity Policy 

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 

Job Description 

Person Specification 

For an informal chat about the position, please contact Eliza Clayton on 0113 2065052 or 07895330371 

 

Please submit your completed application and monitoring form to our Admin Team by email at recruitment@ageukleeds.org.uk or by post to Recruitment, Age UK Leeds, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA. 

Please note that postal application must reach us the working day before the deadline in order to be considered for shortlisting. 

For further information about applying for the role contact the Admin team on        0113 203 1102.  

Application packs may be available in other formats on request.