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Care Worker

Housing 21

Leeds

Permanent

£10.76/hour

LS166FT

Posted: 02/08/2022

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Are you looking for a Care Workers role where no two days are the same?  

Do you love going the extra mile for people to make them feel valued and respected? 

Would you like to receive an hourly rate of at least 10% above the National Living Wage, along with a range of benefits including paid annual leave, paid training, progression opportunities, dedicated support from your Line Manager, a uniform, pension scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, and a car leasing scheme? 

Here at Housing 21, there is a reason why over 90% of residents living in our schemes are satisfied with the service we provide. From the friendly smile at the door, to the person-centred care delivered in each individual’s home, you’ll help us improve the lives of older people– and feel extremely rewarded for what you do. 

Our staff have described being a ‘friend’, a ‘helping hand’ and even ‘the best tea maker’ at work! Today, what will you be?  

What the role of Care Worker involves:

Assisting residents with personal needs where necessary and appropriate e.g., getting up in the morning, washing/bathing, and dressing; helping with undressing and getting into bed in the evening. 
Providing assistance with household and domestic tasks, e.g., laundry, shopping, cleaning, and financial transactions such as paying bills. 
Making meals, drinks, and snacks where necessary. 
Encouraging and enabling residents to follow agreed care plans. 
Keeping managers, the service and key agencies informed about the wellbeing of residents and the progress of the care being undertaken.
Shift pattern: 07:00-14:00/14:00-22:00 

We are looking for a Care Worker who has the following skills and experiences:

No experience is necessary however a positive, can do attitude and a willingness to learn is a must
To be based in Leeds
The right to work in the UK
To be kind and friendly 
Good written and verbal English communication skills
Commitment to undertake necessary further training 
A friendly and caring approach
A genuine desire to help people
Reliability and flexibility
The ability to use your initiative
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Housing 21 is passionate about people and committed to investing in employees to help them to be the best they can be. We hold the Investors in People Platinum standard and there has never been a better time to join us as the organisation continues to make a positive difference to society, through the provision of quality housing and care for older people of modest means. 

An offer of employment will be subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced disclosure check, satisfactory references, and induction training.  

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