Community Support Worker

Recruiter
AJ Social Care
Location
LS25
Salary
£8.01/hour Travel time and mileage included
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have a kind and caring nature? Do you want to feel valued for the hard work you do and make a difference to people’s lives? Many people in your local community depend on AJ Community Care's Care Assistant/ Support Workers to help them lead an independent life and continue living in their own home despite having a disability or illness. AJ Community Care is a provider to Leeds council and provides care at home for people who live in Leeds, Swillington, Halton, Rothwell, Kippax, Garforth, East End Park, Colton and Pontefract.

As a Community Care Assistant/ Support Worker, you will be making a significant positive impact in people's lives by providing help and support with personal and household tasks. Care Assistant/ Support worker tasks include:
• Support with personal hygiene and maintenance.
• Prepare meals and support with eating and drinking.
• Help with reminding and taking medication.
• Help maintain a clean and tidy home environment.
• Help with shopping, collections and appointments.
• Provide companionship and Social interaction to reduce loneliness.
Care Assistant/ Support Worker Pay and Benefits
• £8.01ph regardless of age or location, plus travel time + mileage.
• £100 bonus when competencies completed
• Free uniform and ID
• 28 days paid holiday per year (accrued holiday pay)
• The Care Certificate training and continued personal development
• Working in your local area where you make a genuine difference.
• An office team who have all been carers and understand your needs.
• A flexible and understanding office team available to offer advice when you need it most.
• Well trained, passionate staff delivering high-quality homecare, where you can make lots of new friends.
• Invitations to annual events for your friends and family too such as our Christmas Fuddle.

Does all this sound interesting? Then all you need to become a Care Assistant/ Support Worker is:
• A satisfactory enhanced police check (provided by us)
• No Experience required but a natural caring and kind nature is a must
• Driving licence and access to a vehicle
• Flexibility - Our shift patterns 6am - 3pm or 3.30pm-11pm