Day Care Assistants


Action for Family Carers

2018-10-04 15:57:31

Job location Maldon, Essex, United Kingdom

Job type: all

Job industry: Community & Sport

Job description

Action for Family Carers is a thriving charity which for nearly 30 years has been providing support for Carers who have unpaid caring responsibilities for others. We are a Carers Trust Network Partner and Centre of Excellence. We provide information, advice, counselling and day care across Essex, working with schools, GP practices and in a variety of community settings.
Day Care Assistants
Salary: £14,743 - £15,611pro rata
Permanent Positions and Bank Working available
Do you enjoy looking after others? You will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people within your community, providing a respite service for Carers at our Day Care Services in Maldon and at our Outreach venues across Mid Essex. We will be opening our new Day Care Service in Tiptree later this year and are recruiting now.
Your role will involve:

  • Helping to care for clients who attend our Day Care Services
  • Assisting clients with eating / drinking / toileting if required
  • Organising and delivering a programme of activities
  • Encouraging clients to participate in activities and interact with others
  • Supervising clients during community outings
  • Developing individual support plans
You will need to have:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Compassion and a genuine desire to help others
  • A positive "can do" attitude
  • An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards
We offer:
  • The opportunity to support people in need in your community
  • Full induction and training
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • A friendly atmosphere and a dedicated team
Based in Maldon with travel across Essex (use of a car with appropriate insurance is required)
Flexible options available between 9:00 - 4:30pm Monday - Friday
Closing date for completed applications:5pm on Monday 17th September
For a full application pack please visit our website
or phone Kim Smith

Registered Charity No:
Action for Family Carers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the comm

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