Do you like working with people? Are you a good listener?

An opportunity has come up to join our Ripon and Wellbeing Service, which support older and vulnerable people in Ripon and surrounding areas

Support Worker

Part time, 18 hours per week, Mon, Weds and Thurs

Occasional Friday working will be needed, for which time off in lieu will be given

NJC SCP 14 – 17 £16,481 – £17,547 per year pro rata (full time is 37 hours)

We need a Service Support Worker to join a small, dedicated team of staff and volunteers who visit people in their own homes in Ripon and the surrounding areas .You will be providing high quality advice, information and emotional support to help them to retain their independence and wellbeing. You will need to have a friendly and cheerful outlook, a really good understanding of the issues facing older and vulnerable people and previous experience of providing one to one support, advice and guidance, (personal care is not involved).

For full information and an application pack visit or telephone 01423 504074.

If you would like an informal chat about this post please telephone Julie Proudler on 01765 645902 or Frances Elliot on 01423 813091

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 24th October 2016

We plan to hold interviews on Thursday 10th November at Community House Harrogate.

It will be necessary to obtain an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check on behalf of the successful candidate.

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