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 Day Club Organiser

We are looking for a day club organiser at our Wednesday and Thursday day clubs.

You will be responsible for organising and running activities for up to 25 older adults and working in a small team consisting of another organiser, support workers and volunteers. You will book outings, keep records and liaise with carers and professionals. The clients are provided with a hot meal which may be prepared by you or a caterer. 9am – 3pm. £8.50 ph.
Closing date: 5th June. Interviews will take place on Friday 8th June.

Benefits
£8.50 ph
Paid holidays
Full training provided

Person specification
• Understanding of the needs of older people
• Excellent organisational skills and a ‘can do’ attitude
• Good communication skills
• A full driving licence and car is desirable
• Basic level of IT literacy is desirable

For more information, a job description and application form, please ring Rebecca on 01904 627 995.

 

Female Home Support Worker/Support Worker

Job Description

Full time support worker required.
We have a vacancy for an experienced support worker to join our team, working 30 hours minimum per week on a rota basis, including alternate weekends.

You will be providing support for older people within their own homes, including include personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, befriending, identifying needs, and monitoring wellbeing. The successful candidate will need to be compassionate, kind, caring and have a understanding of the needs of older and vulnerable adults.
Bridge the gap is a CQC registered service, and support workers are expected to work to current standards. You must be flexible with regard to working hours, and have your own transport and a clean driving licence. An enhanced DBS will be required, the cost of which will be met by the charity.
Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Benefits
· Salary- £9.00 on weekdays and £9.50 on weekends.
· Flexible hours and weekly shifts assigned in advance
· Holidays are paid in accrual each month.
· Full training provided.
· Mileage paid.
Day to Day
Home Support Workers provide provide support to people in their own homes.
Tasks are to include:
· providing personal care
· assistance with dressing and undressing
· assisting into and out of bed
· changing pads, stoma care, change ted stockings
· preparation and serving of meals
· washing up
· general tidying up
· small amounts of shopping (eg bread, milk) etc
· Report any issues which may have arisen with regard to Health and Safety

Requirements

Essential
· Have a understanding of the needs of older and vulnerable adults
· Ability to work on own initiative without supervision
· Willingness to work as part of team and support each other
· Ability to handle challenging or inappropriate behaviour
· Adaptability to rapidly changing situations and behaviour patterns
· Honesty and reliability
· Ability to communicate with people at all levels and in all medium
· Full driving licence and access to own vehicle

Desirable
· Knowledge of safe Moving and Handling, basic First Aid, Health and Safety and Risk Assessment procedures.
· A knowledge of the social care sector and its procedures.
· NQV Level 2 Health & Social Care

For more information, or to pop in for a chat, please ring Mel on 01904 866070.
Deadline for Applications Friday 1st June 2018.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £9.00 to £9.50 /hour

 

Feather Duster Home Helpers - £8.25 per hour

To provide a reliable and efficient service to people in their own homes, providing a range of domestic tasks to help them to maintain a clean home.

Own transport ( car or Bike ) needed.
All hours are Mon-Fri between 9-5.
Flexibility to work around other jobs.
It is a zero hour contract but hours will build up as you are allocated clients
Very rewarding job with great clients.
Our clients are not able to do all their cleaning themselves so you really feel that you are helping someone.
We clean, dust, vacuum, change bedding, ironing, laundry, bathrooms etc.
The minimum clean is 1.5 hrs.
DBS will be required but we will pay for this.
We are looking for  2 or 3 cleaners, ideally spread around York as we try to allocate jobs as close to your home as possible.

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For further information contact our Admin Office on 01904 627995
Applications forms and guidance notes are given above and once completed should be returned to:

Jo Adams
Feather Duster Cleaning
15 Priory Street

York

YO16ET

Tel 01904 866142