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Support Worker Vacancies

Cumbria County Council
Kendal, Cumbria
£19,698 - £20,493 (pro-rata)
Closing date
3 Jan 2022

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Health and Social Care, Adult Services
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Part Time
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Are you interested in supporting Adults in Cumbria?

Would you like to be part of our friendly, hardworking teams, making a difference to someone’s life?

We have opportunities for caring and compassionate people to join our South Lakes Cumbria Care teams as Support Workers (Carer, Care Worker, Care Assistant) We currently have vacancies across the following Services:

Residential Care

Help older adults live their life how they choose and enjoy their later years. Support people to stay active and healthy by encouraging good nutrition and promoting fitness and mobility, as well as supporting emotional wellness.

Support at Home (Reablement and Domiciliary)

Help people to stay at, or return to, their own homes to live as independently as possible. Reablement is a short-term intervention, helping people to get back on their feet and regain their skills, and Support at Home helps those with longer term needs.

Disability & Mental Health (Day Services & Supported Living)

Help people to build their independence and skills, supporting people with learning disabilities to live a full life and be part of their local community.

Extra Care Housing

Support older adults to live independently the way they choose. Extra Care Housing provides support to people living within an assisted living community, everyone has their own home environment such as a flat, bungalow or within a retirement village.

About the role

Working in one of the above services, as a Support Worker (Carer, Care Worker, Care Assistant) you will get the opportunity to know people individually and support their wellbeing through physical and emotional care. You may also assist with medication, providing personal care, and encouraging our people to achieve or maintain independence.

No experience or qualifications are needed to get started. We will help and support you with fully paid training and development – we are looking for the right people, with the right qualities. If you do have experience then take the next step in your career with us. As a large employer we can offer great opportunities to develop and build your skills to take you where you want to go.

If you’re friendly, compassionate and want to make a difference to people’s lives’, we would love to speak with you!

Application and Interview Information

We have made it easier to apply for a job in care. Simply fill in the details on our online application form and a member of our Recruitment team will be in touch to help you find the right role for you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Additional Information

This role requires an enhanced DBS check with an Adults Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Adults

Covid-19 Vaccination

From 11 November 2021 everyone working in a care home including agency staff and other professional visitors are legally required to be fully vaccinated unless they are medically exempt or visiting due to an emergency.

We expect all candidate's to be able to show evidence of being fully vaccinated or medically exempt. You will only be able to start employment if you are able to provide this evidence.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

  • *Excellen training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • *arious perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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