British Red Cross
Service Support Workers (CWTCH Regulated Service)
Location: Ceredigion (must be able to travel within the local area)
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2021
Hours per week: 30 (Part-time) Please note that work will be based on a rota covering 7 days per week. Operational hours are between 8am and 8pm Monday-Sunday
Salary: GBP 17,499 per annum
Are you passionate about providing tailored care to vulnerable people, and looking for a rewarding role that can kick start your career in the health and social sector?
We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals with great people skills and who love to take care of others. You’ll be part of a driven team helping to support adults following a hospital stay to enable them to return to the comfort and security of their own home, or to prevent those in the community from going to hospital.
The CWTCH service is regulated by the CIW, and so you’ll provide personal, practical and emotional support and care matching the individuals needs in line with CIW regulations in service user’s own home. If needed, you’ll signpost to other services to allow the individual to live independently at home.
It’s a hugely fulfilling role, suiting those who love to care and support others to thrive. We’ll also provide the right candidate the opportunity to undertake training to attain QCF level 2/3 in Health and Social Care (although already holding this qualification, or equivalent, would be advantageous).
This role could be for you if…
You can make things better. You know how to improve service quality for the benefit of users. You’re professional. You can deal with queries in a diplomatic and confidential manner. You love being flexible. Working hours out with the norm suits you.
Also, you should have/be:
Closing date for application is 23.59 on Wednesday 5th August 2020. Please note that interviews will be held via videoconference and will take place on Tuesday 11th August.
Please note our systems will be offline from 25th-26th July and we will be unable to accept applications during this period
Should you have any questions on this role please email us at or call us on quoting vacancy ID 780
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
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A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country – we’re there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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