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Support Worker

We have a great team of staff who are passionate about their work; are committed to the individual rights of people with learning disabilities, and who ensure that everyone has personalised, quality support. Could you be part of this dedicated team caring for adults with learning disabilities in a supported living setting?

An opportunity has arisen to join this team due to the retirement of a member of staff.

You should be a good listener and communicator, able to support each person both in their home and in their wider community. You will be included in all aspects of their lives through proper and regular community and domestic participation.

You must be an active contributory team member and also be able to lone work and be confident to use your own initiative.

In our homes we provide care and support for people from different cultural and religious backgrounds and enable integration to the local community

Job Title:          Support Worker

Salary:
Spinal Point 13-17 currently £16,491 – £17,772 pro rata dependent on qualifications and experience – an extra increment is paid on completion of relevant Diploma in Health & Social Care

Post:
Part time hours

Location:
Todmorden

Closing Date:
12th April 2017

Find out more:
To find out more about this position simply visit the Job Profile page, where you can download and complete the application form and send it back to us online.

Support Worker – Care Bank

Could you be part of a dedicated team caring for adults with learning disabilities in a supported living setting? Are you looking to get back in to full time employment or maybe would like the opportunity to work on a flexible basis?

Catholic Care operates a Care Bank which employs people to work as and when required to cover for sickness and annual leave. Employees would be supported in this by the teams of committed support workers in various homes and projects throughout the Diocese.  Training will be given.

In our homes we provide care and support for people from different cultural and religious backgrounds, to enable integration to the local community

Salary:
£9.47 per hour inclusive

Post:
Casual

Location: Various locations in the Diocese of Leeds

Closing Date:
Ongoing

Find out more:
To find out more about this position simply visit the Job Profile page, where you can download and complete the application form and send it back to us online.

Volunteers for Older People’s Community Groups

 

Are you thinking about volunteering?  There are many great reasons for volunteering.  For some, it is a route to entering the job market or a new career, because it’s a great way to gain new skills and experience. For others it’s the social side that’s appealing.  Many dedicated volunteers deliver or contribute to services that help older people live fulfilling lives. They also make a big difference to their communities.

Whatever your reasons for volunteering, we would love you to join us.

Catholic Care is recruiting volunteers to assist in their older people’s community groups. The groups that we currently run are:

 

Huddersfield (lunch clubs)

Thursday Friends                  9.30 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Friday Friends                       9.30 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

 

Wakefield (gentle exercise groups)

Monday Friends                    10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Wednesday                           1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

 

Wetherby (exercise class)

Thursday Mature Movers      1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

 

Harrogate (lunch club)

Fridays (monthly)               12 noon – 2.00 p.m.

 

Each group has its own unique character and volunteers may be asked to assist in various ways from food preparation to facilitation of activities. Above all we ask our volunteers to interact with and befriend the people attending the groups.

Do you have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to be at ease with people with memory difficulties
  • An interest in people.

 

If the answer to the above is yes, we would be delighted to receive an application form from you and the chance to meet and discuss this further.

How to apply

To apply for this position please download the application form, complete and submit online.

 

Alternatively download and print a copy of the application form and post to:

 

Janet Flynn – Human Resources Co-ordinator

Catholic Care

11 North Grange Road

Headingley

Leeds

LS6 2BR

or telephone 0113 3885400 to request an application pack

Catholic Care is an Equal Opportunities employer

Find out more:
To find out more about this position simply visit the Job Profile page, where you can download and complete the application form and send it back to us online.

Volunteer Opportunities

Help us to help others

If you’d like to help us to help others, then simply complete the application form, and return it online or in the post and we’ll do the rest.

To find out more about becoming a volunteer with Catholic Care click here

Ready to apply?

  • Simply check over the download forms shown opposite and fill in the application form. Once complete upload and return back to us as shown below.