Crisis Carer(s) at Age UK Brighton and Hove

Age UK Brighton & Hove delivers a range of services and activities to meet vulnerable people’s needs. Our aim is to promote the well-being of all older people and make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience and enable people to flourish. We are looking for people to join our Crisis team supporting people when they need it most. The service provides short term care (up to 14 days) following hospital discharge, onset of a sudden illness or when informal care breaks down.

Hourly rates start from £9.75 per hour (week day) and increase to £11.72 for Sunday/Bank holidays.
We also offer paid travel, admin and training time and travel expenses.

You will be joining a well established and highly regarded team of Crisis Carers who will make you welcome and support you to provide a positive and fulfilling experience at work. We offer flexible hours to suit you with options covering Monday – Sunday.

Age UK Crisis Service delivers care within client’s home providing short term personalised care to people in later life returning home from hospital or in a Crisis. The service operates throughout the year and full support and training will be provided. Crisis Carers deliver low level personal care and support clients to access other appropriate services as required. Crisis Carers have a flexible approach, are able to use their initiative when working alone and communicate well within a team. Your role will be to enable clients to regain a level of independence to allow them to live as a full a life as possible.

This post requires a full driving licence and use of a car for work.

At Age UK we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:
• Flexible working options
• Comprehensive, professional and personal development
• Employee Assistance Programme

If you would like an informal chat about this post please call Tracey, Jo or Gill on 01273 328555
We are looking at increasing our team to support winter pressures within Hospitals including hospital discharge and reducing hospital admissions.

Interview dates will be arranged to suit you.
If you are interested in applying for this post please contact:

Email: recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

More info
Deadline for applications

31 Mar 2020

Salary

Hourly rates start from £9.75 per hour (week day) and increase to £11.72 for Sunday/Bank holidays.

Hours per week

Variable hours

Categories

Support Work / Caring

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https://www.ageuk.org.uk/brightonandhove/get-involved/vacancies/job-vacancies/