Care Assistant (Covid-19)

Care Assistant
200000VH Requisition #

| Salary £18,065 - £18,426 per annum | Fixed Term, Part Time, until 30/09/2020, 25 hours per week | Castleford |

Lancashire County Council manages 16 residential care homes for older people across various locations in Lancashire.


We are now looking to recruit several temporary care assistants to help us support vulnerable older people during the current coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19). 


During this uncertain time, we are supporting family members to keep in touch with their loved ones in different ways.  Families want reassurances that their loved ones are being cared for and supported well.  You can be part of this.


You do not need to have any care experience to join our team.  We want someone who is kind, warm, reliable, committed and have a passion to help others.  Most of all, you should have a desire to provide a real and positive difference to the lives of older people.


This is a 4 month fixed term post and you will be working:

  • 25 hours each week
  • Various shifts, including nights over a 7 day period
  • At different nearby residential care homes (you will be asked beforehand)
  • Bank holidays, if it falls in the week you are working

In return, you will receive:

  • Fully funded training
  • A uniform
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application that is paid by us

If you want to know more about the role, we strongly advise you to contact the Duty Officer on 01200 426355.

Shortlisting / interviewing for this role will take place on a regular basis so we encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible


For further information about this role, please see the attached role profile.


The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

This position is part time, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro –rata basis.

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