Salary: £10.01 – £10.21 per hour, or £18,268 – £18,633 per year pro rata
Hours: 16-35hrs per week on a flexible rota to suit you
We’re looking for caring people to join our local team, as part of a service that helps to prevent people from going into hospital or nursing care. We also support people in their own homes once they leave hospital or nursing care too.
To us, you’ll be known as a Promoting Independence Assistant, as you’ll be actively helping people to keep or recover their independence at home.
Simply, you’ll be helping people do things for themselves again.
As you spend time with the people you’re supporting, you’ll work out what they can do for themselves, and help them build their own skills over time. You might guide them with using equipment to help them with their day-to-day life, or by offering encouragement and support.
Day to day, you’ll:
You’ll be supporting people with personal care activities where needed, such as washing, dressing and toileting, so we’ll provide you with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and weekly Covid-19 testing.
Who we’re looking for
The good news is that you don’t need previous formal care experience to apply, as we’ll give you all the training you’ll need.
You’re a natural communicator, and a caring person by nature. You’ll enjoy building strong relationships with people from all walks of life, working with them over time to give them the support they need.
To be a success, you’ll have:
What’s in it for me?
You’ll be entitled to our full benefits package, including:
We’re committed to supporting our residents to live healthy and independent lives in their community. By offering short-term intensive support in partnership with NHS colleagues and our care providers, we help people regain independence during the period of support.
We’re an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer too – Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people in our teams.
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