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Support Worker


Would you like to support people in your local community?

Do you have a holistic approach to providing care, companionship and support?

Crossroads Care Forest of Dean and Herefordshire is a specialist charitable organisation who provide practical help and social opportunities to unpaid carers.

We have rewarding opportunities available to deliver personal care and short breaks in the Forest of Dean.

Benefits of working for Crossroads include:

Contracted full time and part time positions
Guaranteed overtime
Generous mileage allowance
Paid induction process
Paid training
Career development and progression to senior positions
On-call support
Pension scheme.

Good communication skills are required as you will engage with service users to build trusting, therapeutic relationships.

A fully paid induction package and fantastic range of paid certificated training will be provided to every successful applicant, ensuring this is an amazing pathway into health and social care.

We operate flexible working hours and shift patterns. The ideal candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, must be over the age of 18, have access to a vehicle and full driving licence.

Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory DBS check and references.

Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided. For more information or to request an application pack, call 01594 823414, or visit www.crossroadsfd.org.uk/join-our-team

Vacancy info

  • Organisation:Crossroads Care Forest of Dean and Herefordshire
  • Location:Forest of Dean
  • Job type:Permanent
  • Occupational group:Voluntary sector
  • Service type:Community
  • Job term:Various hours
  • We pay for travel time: Yes
  • Salary:£8.20-£14.60 per hour
  • Create date:15th May 2018
  • End date:13th Aug 2018

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