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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

£10.09 per hour inclusive


Location: Various locations in the Diocese of Leeds

Closing Date:

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)

Wednesdays (4 weekly)               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




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.