Vacancies at Carers Choices
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Carers Choices is a local charity that has seen recent rapid growth across all areas of our business. To further the support we can offer to carers and those they care for we are currently recruiting to the positions listed below for paid staff and volunteers.
Carers Choices is an organisation committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, trustees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Hours of Work are 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday.
Salary: £7.83 - £8.48 per hour, dependent upon experience
Duties include assisting in the following:
- To encourage Silver Birch clients to engage with stimulating activities including discussing local news topics, arts and crafts, gardening etc.
- To support Silver Birch clients to lead healthy lives including encouraging them to eat and drink.
- Contribute to planning future activities
- Drive company minibus occasionally (to cover Driver's leave etc.) to provide a door to door service to clients.
• To complete final preparation of a two-course lunch for approx. 12-15 people each day
• Assist with serving meals to clients
• To ensure kitchen is kept clean and tidy adhering to food hygiene standards
Salary: £8 per hour
For more information take a look at the Job Description.
To apply complete send us your details, a short covering letter and current CV.
Respite Service Care Worker (Southend area) - 20 hours guaranteed
New position due to services expanding into the Southend area.
All our visits are a minimum of one hour so there is no rushing in or out. Your role will be to take the place of a family carer to provide them with respite from their caring responsibilities. Our staff really get to know our clients and their families and feel valued for their contribution in relieving some of the stress family carers face. Southend on Sea is a new area for us so to start with you may also be required to undertake some promotional activities such as liaising with GP surgeries and attending events.
If you've got an NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, Care Certificate (or equivalent) then come and work for us. We will guarantee to pay 20 hours each week. It is essential that applicants are able to drive and have access to a car to use for work purposes.
Salary starts at £9.00 per hour for staff with a care qualification. If you don't currently have relevant qualifications but are keen to get involved in Care Work then you can still apply. We will train you to achieve the Care Certificate although the salary offered would be reduced to reflect this.
Download a copy of the Job Description/Person Specification here.
For an informal chat speak to Carol Doble on 01268 881130 or fill in the form below.
Volunteering opportunities at Carers Choices
Carers Choices have a wide range of volunteering opportunities across it's services.
For more information about all our volunteering opportunties take a look at the Volunteer Role Descripions below.
If you would like more information about volunteering please email firstname.lastname@example.org.