Job Details

Job Title
Relief Care Assistant
Orwell Housing Association Ltd
Job Description
Relief Care Assistants – Levington Court, Lowestoft
£11.55 per hour
Various hours and shifts to cover absence, training and holiday
Ref: LC062

As an Orwell Care Assistant, you will enable our customers to maintain their dignity and independence and lead fulfilling lives. You’ll play a vital role in the lives of our tenants, supporting them with everything they need to do to live well.  You will work mostly alone in someone’s home but will be part of a great care team for the benefit and wellbeing of all the tenants who live at the service.

In caring for our customers, your main duties will include:

  • Providing personal care

  • Administration and storage of medication

  • Housekeeping

  • Supporting people through temporary or terminal illness

  • Helping with eating and drinking

  • Light domestic duties such as bed making

  • Support with social, physical activities and mental stimulation such as hobbies and recreation

About You
You will be warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces.

Our customers’ ideal candidates will:

  • have a positive energy that brings smiles to people’s faces

  • be a great listener with a caring and supportive attitude

  • want to make a difference every day

  • focus on the individual and not the routine

Interviews: Available Immediately

Before applying…
Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment.

Please notice Orwell Housing Association does not provide visa sponsorship. You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply. You will be required to provide the relevant right to work documentation if successfully appointed to the role.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  All new arrivals to the UK must also provide a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC).

The definition of new arrival is an applicant who has worked or been resident overseas in the previous five years and this includes citizens of the UK who have worked or lived overseas for a continuous period of six months or more.

Orwell  is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We believe in creating an accessible and supportive environment, where every team member can thrive and contribute. Join us in our commitment to building a workplace that celebrates diversity and empowers all individuals to reach their full potential. We actively welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and are dedicated to making reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process to ensure equal access and opportunity for all.

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Job Summary

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  • Organization

    Orwell Housing Association Ltd

  • Job Type

    Care and Support

  • Salary

    £11.55 per hour

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