Care and Support Worker (Independent Living)

Closing date:Monday 01 May 2017 - 17:00
York and Market Weighton

Hourly rate of pay - £8.74 (£9.20 with relevant care qualifications)

Hours of work: Various (day, night, weekend and relief)

Location: York and Market Weighton

Term: Permanent

About us:

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent organisation working to inspire social change through research, policy and practice. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East.

JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

About the role:

Are you someone who likes helping people and has an empathy for others?

We are an Independent Living Service and we work with individuals with learning and physical disabilities.

We have a variety of posts available including day, night, weekend and relief roles (e.g 30 hr, 20 hr and 10 hr shifts as well as relief hours ) within our York and Market Weighton locations.

As a Care and Support Worker, your shift will be varied and will involve helping with personal care, assisting with shopping, supporting on finances, providing medication and maintaining accurate records according to a support plan.

We are looking for individuals who have a flexible, empathetic approach, good organisational and communication skills and have a genuine interest in people and their welfare.

We do provide full training as necessary for the role so that we provide the best service for our residents.

If this role sounds interesting then we would love to hear from you.

Please send a CV and covering letter (outlining your availability for work, location preference and why you would be suited to this role) to or contact us on: 01904 615943 for more details.

Closing deadline is 5pm on Monday 1 May 2017

Application documents