Support Worker

Full Time
£11.11 - £11.53 an hour
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
Job title Support Worker (Extra Care Housing) - Kendal Job reference REQ00000013851 Date posted 01/06/2022 Application closing date Blank Location KENDAL Salary 11.11 - 11.53 Package Blank Contractual hours Blank Basis Blank Job category/type SUPPORT/CARE WORKERS Attachments Blank Job description

Support Worker (Extra Care Housing) - Kendal

Hourly Rate: £11.11 - £11.53

The advertised hourly rate includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role.

A market supplement of £0.72p per hour is also attached to this role and is included in the advertised hourly rate. This will be applied to both your basic salary and to any additional hours.

Location(s): Jenkins Crag Court, Kendal

Available Hours: Find a role that fits around you, we have a number of opportunities for Support Workers to join our Team. Apply below and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss our current vacancies in more detail.

Are you interested in supporting Adults in Cumbria?

Would you like to be part of our friendly, hardworking teams, making a difference to someone’s life?

We have opportunities for caring and compassionate people to join our Cumbria Care team at Jenkins Crag Court, as Support Workers or Night Support Workers (Carer, Care Worker, Care Assistant) providing support and care within our Extra Care Housing Services.

About Extra Care Housing

Support older adults to live independently the way they choose. Extra Care Housing provides support to people living within an assisted living community everyone has their own home environment such as a flat bungalow or within a retirement village.

About the role

As a Support Worker (Carer, Care Worker, Care Assistant) you will get the opportunity to know people individually and support their wellbeing through physical and emotional care. You may also assist with medication, providing personal care, and encouraging our people to achieve or maintain independence.

No experience or qualifications are needed to get started. We will help and support you with fully paid training and development – we are looking for the right people, with the right qualities. If you do have experience, then take the next step in your career with us. As a large employer we can offer great opportunities to develop and build your skills to take you where you want to go.

If you’re friendly, compassionate and want to make a difference to people’s lives’, we would love to speak with you!

Application and Interview Information

We have made it easier to apply for a job in care. Simply fill in the details on our online application form and a member of our Recruitment team will be in touch to help you find the right role for you.

We look forward to hearing from you!


This role requires an enhanced DBS check with an Adults Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Adults

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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