Senior Service Assistant

£7.96 per hour
18 Aug 2017
15 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Senior Service Assistant – Case Worker - Part time £7.96 per hour - J01131

Royal Voluntary Service can offer you career opportunities where your skills, strengths and enthusiasm will be rewarded and appreciated in many different ways.

We are the largest voluntary service delivering practical help in communities across Britain.  Our aim is to provide support that enables older people to live independent and fulfilled lives – we want everybody to matter, regardless how old they are.

We are currently expanding and developing our services to enable many older people to access the services we provide.

We are looking for a caring Senior Service Assistant with a genuine interest in the well-being of older people to join our Home from Hospital service covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The Senior Service Assistant will be responsible for delivering the service to our clients from initial assessment visit to final six week review, adopting a casework approach.

This exciting role offers the opportunity to work alongside our dedicated volunteers to deliver our valuable service. This role’s specific tasks include

  • Visiting clients at home to assess how we can help them.
  • Where appropriate, planning how we can reduce the social isolation of our clients and managing our volunteers in helping to achieve this.
  • Signposting clients to other relevant services.
  • Conducting reviews with clients and volunteers at the mid and end points of service.

The successful applicant will be experienced in IT and administration and ideally have experience in a people facing role. The successful individual will need to have a flexible approach and be proficient working on their own and as part of a team. Good communication skills and a caring attitude towards our volunteers and clients will be essential.

The successful candidate must have a valid driving license and be a car owner.

The post is for 25 hours per week 5 hours per day Monday - Friday, fixed term until 31/03/2018.

Please note that if you’re successful you’ll need to undertake a DBS check.