This role will be worked over 25 hours per week on an hourly rate of £9.50-£9.99.
Who we are:
We're Jewish Care; a culturally diverse employer that's dedicated to providing our tenants with the care and support they need to continue living happy and fulfilling lives. We want to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating and providing excellent social care that enhances wellbeing and inspires them to stay connected to their community.
What we need:
We are looking for individuals who are responsible and who are interested in getting to know the people they work with. It is important that the successful candidates have a strong sense of initiative, as you will need to report any concerns or changes on your service user's health and wellbeing, to your manager. You are supported by team leaders who provide you with on the spot local support when providing care and support to people. There are good career prospects within the team with opportunities to progress to manager level.
We are opening several new independent living schemes over the next few years, and will be looking to identify individuals with talent to manage the new schemes. You will be provided with a smartphone as part of your job, to enable you to communicate as a wider team during your working hours.
The independent living scheme is situated in a wider campus which has its own security, and there are never less than two people working on site at any given time. It is essential that you have previous care experience (this can be through employment or life experience, that you are practical are able to record notes about a client and able to use phone. You will be working in a great team of like-minded colleagues. There are plenty of opportunities for you to develop in terms of training and development and experience of working in an interesting and exciting environment. Your development will also include regular supervision and team meetings where you can contribute by providing ideas to improve the service and get the benefit of seeing how your involvement has improved lives.
While we need someone experienced, you don't need to be a care professional to apply -- you may have cared for an elderly relative before. What matters most is a willingness to help others; patience for those with different ability levels; and a positive, caring attitude. You will need to be reliable. a good time keeper and able to deal with emergencies should they occur
We are looking for kind people, who can demonstrate patience and compassion.
What we offer
Our staff come from a range of cultures, faiths, and backgrounds. As well as having free training, study leave, coaching and mentoring, we also offer a great rrecognition programme; a great company pension scheme
Do you wish you had a job like this?
To find out more, please apply today.
Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day's annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.
Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.