Vacancy: Personal Support,Enabling and Befriending, Housekeeping, Shopping and Care.
We are recruiting for a Home Care Support Worker for female service users - due to the provision of intimate care. We welcome applications from drivers.
Experience not necessary as comprehensive training will be provided
Age UK Northumberland is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are welcome from anyone with suitable qualifications or experience.
Hours per week: Full Time and Part Time, Flexible
- £9.50 for all scheduled care
- £2.95 contribution to travel time
- £0.25p mileage for drivers.
About the role
Due to service expansion, we currently have full and part-time opportunities for caring and professional people to work in our services in Hexham.
You will be part of a team providing professional day-to-day and night-time care and support for older people with a variety of needs. Our Team Members are chosen for their caring and respectful approach to older people.
Previous experience of caring for older people is an advantage but full training is provided to every member of our team – what is important is that you have a caring disposition and a real desire to make a difference to peoples’ lives. We also offer guaranteed hours to our staff on successful completion of their probationary period.
The nature of this work means that applicants must be willing to routinely work outside normal office hours, including some early morning, evenings and weekends. We offer excellent training and continued development including the opportunity to study towards higher level full NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care.
About Age UK Northumberland
Age UK Northumberland is a leading provider of personal, social and domestic support for older people across Northumberland. We aim to provide high quality, person-centred services to older people, ensuring they receive the support they need to continue to live as independently as possible in their own homes.
How to apply
For more information or to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Christine on: 01670 784 800
Complete our application form above and send it to: Human Resources, The Round House, Lintonville Parkway, Ashington, NE63 9JZ or email it to: HRadmin@ageuk-northumberland.org.uk
To receive an application pack in the post, please contact Christine at HRadmin@ageuk-northumberland.org.uk or call: 01670 784 800.