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Location:     Northampton and South Northants

Rate of pay:  £8.42 per hour

Hours of work:  casual hours, 10am to 3pm

About the role

We are recruiting Casual Care Assistants to work at our day centres in Northamptonshire, as and when needed.  You will look after older people visiting the day centre, supporting and liaising with other staff and volunteers to maintain high standards of care, at all times respecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence.

This role involves helping in the personal care of clients, including bathing, toileting and managing incontinent clients.   You will also help with the preparation, serving and clear-up of meals and feed clients who are unable to feed themselves.

About you

Experience of care work is essential, as is working as a member of a team.  Experience of working with older people and an NVQ 2 is preferred.  Empathy with older people and a caring nature are essential.  Knowledge of manual handling and first aid training will be an advantage.

For more information or an informal chat about these posts please call Pamela Kom on 01604 611200.

How to apply for our vacancies

Download our job application form and equal opportunities policy.  Complete either the Word or PDF version of the application form and either email to recruitment@ageuknorthants.org.uk or post it to:

Age UK Northamptonshire
31 Billing Road
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 5DQ

Please do not send CVs as they will be discounted.  For more information about these roles and working for Age UK  Northamptonshire, call us on 01604 611200 or email recruitment@ageuknorthants.org.uk

Closing date for applications:   open ended
Interviews:  to be arranged

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