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Help at Home Community Support Assistant

Plymouth

  • Part time
  • 2024-05-10
  • £16255.20 a year
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 040324-49683

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Help at Home Community Support Team as Help at Home Community Support Assistant.

Here are some things our wonderful employees have to say about working for Age UK Plymouth.

“It’s a lovely charity to work for. Everyone is very caring and supportive. It is so nice to be appreciated, not just by the clients, but by managers and office staff.”

“I’ve found myself again working for Age UK Plymouth. I enjoy coming to work and being involved with such a great charity. My colleagues and manager(s) are awesome and so supportive and approachable. This job makes me feel human again, I am so grateful for Age UK in many ways.”

“I have been made so welcome by everyone in the building and cannot thank everyone enough. I feel privileged to be working with the whole team.”

This post involves providing a Help at Home Community Support service as required by individual clients living in their own homes. This involves cleaning and shopping for clients.

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but full training will be given. It is essential that the successful candidate has a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes, as the nature of the work will involve travelling. You will also require basic business insurance. A mileage allowance will be paid (45p per mile).

A post of this nature is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The wellbeing of our employees is a priority so we have the following benefits:

• On top of the 5.6 weeks annual leave with Age UK Plymouth your annual leave will also increase by an additional day with each year of service for the 1st 5 years.

• Company sick pay is available after successful completion of the probationary period.

• We have an Employee Assistance Programme with Bupa.

• Social events.

Hours: 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9.00am–16.30pm

Rate of Pay: £16,255.20 per annum increasing to £17,846.4016 in April 2024

Closing date: TBC

Interview date: As and when suitable applicants apply

To apply, please send your CV & cover letter to us by clicking the link below. Please visit the Age UK Plymouth website for further information https://www.ageuk.org.uk/plymouth/get-involved/work-for-us/

Travel expenses details:

A mileage allowance will be paid (45p per mile).

Does the job role include personal care?: No

Working Patterns:

30 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9.00am–16.30pm

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Job location

Plymouth

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Job category

Community, Day services, Domestic / cook / maintenance, Enabler, Home care / Domiciliary care

Profile

Age UK Plymouth Age UK Plymouth

Type of organisation

Charity

Sector

Social care

Description

Age UK Plymouth exists to care for and work with older people and their carers in and around the City of Plymouth to improve their quality of life through the promotion of choice, opportunity and independence.

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