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Community Group Worker – Older People

Catholic Care is a faith based charity providing care and support to people of all faiths and none. The Charity also employs people of all faiths and none.

Do you have a passion for helping to maintain the dignity and independence of older people? Are you able to organise people and activities in existing groups.

At Catholic Care we are looking to recruit an energetic, multi-tasking person, to undertake the role of Community Group Worker for our Older People’s Groups.

Job Title:

Salary:

Community Group Worker

S.P. 14 – £9.16 per hour


Post:

Permanent – 6 hours per week – over 2 days plus occasional cover for other areas


Location:

Wakefield area

Closing Date:

4th February 2019


Find out more:
To find out more about this position simply visit the Job Profile page, where you can download and complete the application form and send it back to us online.

Domiciliary Outreach Support Worker

Catholic Care is a faith based charity providing care and support to people of all faiths and none. The Charity also employs people of all faiths and none.

We are looking to appoint a Domiciliary Outreach Support Worker, to provide support on a weekend to a vulnerable adult living in a supported housing scheme. The role will involve supporting this person with their behaviour, tenancy and helping to reduce isolation. If you are passionate about supporting vulnerable adults and understand the need to keep them safe then we would welcome an application from you

Job Title:

Salary:

Domiciliary Outreach Support Worker

£10.09 per hour inclusive


Post:

Part Time – 2 hours every Saturday and Sunday (Temporary Contract based around the needs of the vulnerable adult)


Location:

Leeds

Closing Date:

1st February 2019


Find out more:
To find out more about this position simply visit the Job Profile page, where you can download and complete the application form and send it back to us online.

Support Worker – Care Bank

Could you be part of a dedicated team caring for adults with learning disabilities in a supported living setting? Are you looking to get back in to full time employment or maybe would like the opportunity to work on a flexible basis?

Catholic Care operates a Care Bank which employs people to work as and when required to cover for sickness and annual leave. Employees would be supported in this by the teams of committed support workers in various homes and projects throughout the Diocese.  Training will be given.

In our homes we provide care and support for people from different cultural and religious backgrounds, to enable integration to the local community

Salary:
£9.81 per hour inclusive

Post:
Casual

Location: Various locations in the Diocese of Leeds

Closing Date:
Ongoing

Find out more:
To find out more about this position simply visit the Job Profile page, where you can download and complete the application form and send it back to us online.

Volunteers for Older People’s Community Groups

 

Are you thinking about volunteering?  There are many great reasons for volunteering.  For some, it is a route to entering the job market or a new career, because it’s a great way to gain new skills and experience. For others it’s the social side that’s appealing.  Many dedicated volunteers deliver or contribute to services that help older people live fulfilling lives. They also make a big difference to their communities.

Whatever your reasons for volunteering, we would love you to join us.

Catholic Care is recruiting volunteers to assist in their older people’s community groups. The groups that we currently run are:

 

Huddersfield (lunch clubs)

Thursday Friends                  9.30 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Friday Friends                       9.30 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

 

Wakefield (gentle exercise groups)

Monday Friends                    10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Wednesday                           1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

 

Wetherby (exercise class)

Thursday Mature Movers      1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

 

Harrogate (lunch club)

Wednesdays (4 weekly)               12 noon – 2.00 p.m.

 

Each group has its own unique character and volunteers may be asked to assist in various ways from food preparation to facilitation of activities. Above all we ask our volunteers to interact with and befriend the people attending the groups.

Do you have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to be at ease with people with memory difficulties
  • An interest in people.

 

If the answer to the above is yes, we would be delighted to receive an application form from you and the chance to meet and discuss this further.

How to apply

To apply for this position please download the application form, complete and submit online.

 

Alternatively download and print a copy of the application form and post to:

 

Janet Flynn – Human Resources Co-ordinator

Catholic Care

11 North Grange Road

Headingley

Leeds

LS6 2BR

or telephone 0113 3885400 to request an application pack

Catholic Care is an Equal Opportunities employer

Find out more:
To find out more about this position simply visit the Job Profile page, where you can download and complete the application form and send it back to us online.

Volunteer Opportunities

Help us to help others

If you’d like to help us to help others, then simply complete the application form, and return it online or in the post and we’ll do the rest.

To find out more about becoming a volunteer with Catholic Care click here

Ready to apply?

  • Simply check over the download forms shown opposite and fill in the application form. Once complete upload and return back to us as shown below.