Crisis Carer(s) | Age UK Brighton and Hove

Contracted 24 hrs per week over a 4 week rota & variable hours available
Hourly rates start from £9.75 per hour (week day) and increase to £11.72 for Sunday/Bank holidays.
We also offer paid travel, admin and training time and travel expenses.

Age UK Brighton & Hove delivers a range of services and activities to meet vulnerable people’s needs. Our aim is to promote the well-being of all older people and make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience and enable people to flourish. We are looking for people to join our Crisis team supporting people when they need it most. The service provides short term care (up to 14 days) following hospital discharge, onset of a sudden illness or when informal care breaks down.

You will be joining a well established and highly regarded team of Crisis Carers who will make you welcome and support you to provide a positive and fulfilling experience at work. We offer flexible hours to suit you with options covering Monday – Sunday.

Age UK Crisis Service delivers care within client’s home providing short term personalised care to people in later life returning home from hospital or in a Crisis. The service operates throughout the year and full support and training will be provided. Crisis Carers deliver low level personal care and support clients to access other appropriate services as required. Crisis Carers have a flexible approach, are able to use their initiative when working alone and communicate well within a team. Your role will be to enable clients to regain a level of independence to allow them to live as a full a life as possible.

This post requires a full driving licence and use of a car for work.

At Age UK we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:

• Flexible working options
• 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays
• Comprehensive, professional and personal development
• Employee Assistance Programme

Download the Crisis Carer – Job Description & Person Specification

If you would like an informal chat about this post please call Tracey, Jo or Gill on 01273 328555

Interview dates will be arranged to suit you.

We are looking at increasing our team to support winter pressures within Hospitals including hospital discharge and reducing hospital admissions.

To apply please visit our website and download the application form
or email recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org

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