Service Support Worker – Support at Home

British Red Cross

Service Support Worker – Support at Home
Location: British Red Cross Mobility Aids Service, Unit 1A, Business Park ,Port Rd, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 7AF
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until July 2024
Hours: 21 per week
Salary: £19,888 per annum pro-rata

We’ve got an opportunity…

Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector? We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Independent Living team.

In the UK, thousands of people struggle with everyday living. Whether they’re suffering from loneliness, or lack the physical ability to complete day-to-day tasks, it’s our responsibility to do what we can to help.

At the British Red Cross, we put the people that need us at the he art of what we do. As a Service Support Worker, you will provide the support and care which can make a vital difference to the quality of people’s lives, allowing them to continue living at home in comfort.

Not only will your role allow people to enjoy healthier, more fulfilling lives, but a career within Heath and Local Crisis Response can be both rewarding and satisfying, providing extensive progression opportunities, and allowing you to build meaningful relationships with both colleagues and service users.

Say hello to the team…

The Health and Local Crisis Response Team supports people in the space between hospital and home and responds to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency, maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services.

The role will include travel around the North Cumbria area.

This role could be for you if…

• You can make things great. 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 be the following….

• Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent by experience).
• IT literate.
• Full driving licence holder and able to drive a manual transmission vehicle.
• Have a good knowledge of services provided by the NHS and Social Care.

The closing date for the role is 23.59 hours on 8th June 2023 with interviews expected shortly afterwards.

Please note that early application is encouraged, as we’ll be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert in advance of the advertised closing date.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at quoting vacancy ID 7627

A full person specification and job description is available as a download in the “Role Profile / Job Description” link.

Need help completing you r application or supporting statement? Please read our useful “Candidate Application Guidance” document in the “Additional Information” link.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
• 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
• Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
• Up to 6% contributory pension
• Flexible working policy

Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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