AFFC Vacancies

Action for Family Carers is an expanding charity providing information and support to Carers who have unpaid caring responsibilities for others.

Day Care Assistants

Do you enjoy looking after others? You will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people within your community, providing a respite service for Carers at our Day Centre in Maldon and at our Outreach venues across Mid Essex.

Your role will involve:
• Helping to care for clients who attend our Day Care Centre
• Assisting clients with eating / drinking / toileting if required
• Organising and delivering a programme of activities
• Encouraging clients to participate in activities and interact with others
• Supervising clients during community outings
• Developing individual support plans

You will need to have:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Compassion and a genuine desire to help others
• A positive “can do” attitude
• An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or working towards

We offer:
• The opportunity to support people in need in your community
• Full induction and training
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Contributory pension scheme
• A friendly atmosphere and a dedicated team

Based in Maldon with travel across Essex (use of a car with appropriate insurance is required)

Flexible options available between 9:00 – 4:30pm Monday - Friday

Permanent Positions and Bank Working available
Salary: £14,743 – £15,611 pro rata

Closing date for completed applications: 5pm on Friday 13th October 2017

     
 

To view the full Application Pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification, please see the PDF links opposite.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please Save a Copy of the application form, fill it in on your computer then either:-

email to or print and post to Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6NG or phone Kim Smith on 01621 851640.

If you are having difficulty with the online form, we can arrange to send you an application form via email or post, please ring the offices on 01621 851640.

Supporting Carers in Essex is a partnership of registered charities working together to support unpaid carers of all ages across Essex.

Registered Charity No: 1127164
Action for Family Carers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

If you have difficulty reading this please call us or come into the Brickhouse Farm office.


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Application Pack

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Job Description

Person Specification

Centre Profile

Policy Statement

 

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Application Form

Equal Opportunity Form

 
     

Day Care Assistant Bank Work
Brickhouse Farm Respite Centre, Maldon

Do you enjoy looking after the needs of others? Are you flexible and prepared to work as part of our day care team in providing a respite service at our day centre in Maldon. The post could also include work at our local outreach groups as required. The work is challenging and rewarding and involves caring for adults with disabilities and health problems and providing support to Family Carers at the centres. Previous caring, first aid, cooking experience and the desire to be flexible within a busy environment is essential.

Respite day care hours are between 9.00 – 4.30.
Hours are flexible within this period Mondays to Fridays and would be discussed at interview.

Salary: £13,382 pro rata

If you are interested in applying for this post and you are an internal applicant please write a letter addressed to Jayne Hare expressing your interest in the position and reasons why you think you may be suitable.

External applicants: please download and complete an application form, link below. Person and Job Specification files also accessible below.

Use of a car insured for business purposes is essential for the above post

     
 

To view the full Application Pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification, please see the PDF links opposite.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please Save a Copy of the application form, fill it in on your computer then either:-

email to or print and post to Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6NG

If you are having difficulty with the online form, we can arrange to send you an application form via email or post, please ring the offices on 01621 851640.

If you have not heard back from Action for Family Carers within two weeks after the closing date, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Supporting Carers in Essex is a partnership of registered charities working together to support unpaid carers of all ages across Essex.

Registered Charity No: 1127164

Action for Family Carers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
If you have difficulty reading this please call us or come into the Brickhouse Farm office.


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Back to homepage

 

Application Pack

Information

Job Description

Person Specification

Centre Profile

Policy Statement

 

Downloads

Application Form

Equal Opportunity Form