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Relief Care Assistant

Orwell Housing Association


15000 - 20000


Orwell Housing Association

Closing - 30 Sep 2020

Orwell Housing Association


Do you want the opportunity to work flexibly or to add extra hours to your working week?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Here at Orwell we have amazing opportunities to join our wonderful Extra Care teams.
We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and person-centered Care Assistants to join us in working at William Wood House, in Sudbury.


The Role
Our Care Assistants support our customers with all aspects of their day-to-day living, including personal care.
You will enable our customers to maintain their dignity and independence and lead fulfilling lives.
As an Orwell Care Assistant, 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 care team for the benefit and wellbeing of all the tenants who live at the service.

Your responsibilities will include:

o providing personal care
o administration and storage of medication
o Housekeeping
o Social and physical activities


About You
We are looking for someone who understands it’s the little things that can make the biggest difference – making a difference together is at the heart of what we do.

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
If supporting and caring is for you, making a difference for others is what we do.


What’s in it for you?
– £8.72 – £9.18 per hour
– 22 days Annual Leave per year, pro rata
– the opportunity for a permanent contract and career development
– the opportunity to be a part of something truly special
– flexible working and training


If you have the passion to deliver first rate care and support and the drive to make a difference get in touch today!
Full PPE will be provided including certified face masks which are always required to be worn in line with current Public Health England guidelines.
Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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