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Bank Crisis Carer

Hours: Bank as and when required covering sickness, annual leave and training

Salary:  From £10.14 per hour – training, admin and travel time paid within shift

Location: Brighton

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove help thousands of older people to Love Later Life. Our aim is to promote the well-being of all older people, make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience, enabling people to flourish.  We offer activities, events, support services and information. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

As an employer, we want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in our workforce. We believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling us to continually improve our services to the diverse communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.

Role Responsibility

We have bank positions available to join our amazing Crisis Care team, supporting older people when they need it most. We work 7 days per week and our service operates 8am – 8pm daily, this is split into am and pm shifts. Hourly rates start from £10.14 per hour (weekday), £10.55 per hour (Saturdays) and increase to £12.19 for Sunday/Bank holidays. The service provides short term care (up to 14 days) for our clients following hospital discharge, onset of a sudden illness or when informal care breaks down.

Additional information

  • We offer a variety of shifts 7 days a week
  • Bank Carers accrue annual leave
  • No experience needed as full training provided
  • Carer parking permit provided for use when on shift
  • Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and regular weekly covid testing available
  • Car user essential

This is a hugely rewarding role for the right person. Successful applicants will need a caring, reliable, empathetic and practical approach with good people skills. The role will require a full driving license and access to a vehicle.

Click here for the Job Description and Person Specification.

To arrange an informal chat, please contact Chloe Russell (CQC Manager), Jo Tiley or Mike Cole (Care Co-Ordinators) on 01273 328555.

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