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Weekend Care Workers - Ipswich

Permanent  for Allied Healthcare in Ipswich

Weekend Care Workers – Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Woodbridge and Stowmarket

We are looking for care workers to support people in their own homes and in establishments in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Woodbridge, Stowmarket and the surrounding areas at the weekends, particularly Fridays and Saturdays. Drivers preferred but not essential - Carers must be willing to travel to all areas we cover.

We work with a variety of customers who may be frail, elderly, have dementia, a learning disability, mental health problems or complex care. We enable people to be as independent as possible, support people with personal care, preparing meals, medication and activities in the community.

Care workers will also be working in a variety of establishment settings including nursing/residential homes, mental and general health hospitals, learning disability residential homes.

Candidates must be flexible with a minimum availability to work of 16-20 hours a week.

4-12 hour long shifts, these will include earlies, lates and nights.

Full training is given, successful candidates with or without experience can develop their caring strengths into a fantastic career at Allied. Care workers experience in Dementia will be offered the opportunity to work with customers living with Dementia. Inexperienced candidates who have a particular interest in working with people with Dementia can progress in this area.

18 hour guaranteed contracts will be offered to suitable care workers who have completed their 3 month probationary period.

Benefits include excellent pay rates, regular appraisals, supervisions and opportunities to gain a qualification in Health and Social care.

All applicants will be required to complete a DBS check. Successful applicants will be required to pay £44 for their DBS check.

Allied Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and regulated by CQC.

If being a care worker sounds like you and you would like the chance to make a difference to other people’s lives, we would love to hear from you.

Job added on 15-08-2014