Vacancies

Any available job vacancies with Dartmouth Caring are posted here.

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Vacancy – SUPPORT WORKER

The successful applicant will:

  • Support clients with their issues—advising and signposting to other services where needed
  • Assist at Memory Café
  • Work alongside our ‘Support Team’
  • Provide support to clients recently discharged from hospital/care

The applicant will need to be able to listen, be flexible, creative, and supportive.

CAR OWNER PREFERRED

JOB PURPOSE

To provide advice and support to clients

DIMENSIONS

  • Maintaining client call list, providing regular contact/visits
  • Maintaining accurate written records, ensure client database holds up to date records and information
  • Assistance with form filling, benefits advice, debt problems
  • Acting as advocate for clients
  • Assistance with re-housing
  • Shopping, prescription delivery
  • Identifying and supporting family carers
  • Providing practical and emotional support
  • Identifying needs, referrals needed to other agencies
  • Providing an ‘unofficial’ bridge between statutory services and client
  • Liaise with Manager at all times
  • Work as part of a support team

KEY RESULT AREAS

  1. The provision of practical help, advice and support to clients
  2. The provision of accurate and timely records

COMMUNICATIONS AND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

The post-holder will communicate and work with:

  • Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • All other staff
  • Volunteers
  • Clients
  • General Practitioners and Primary Health Care Staff
  • Staff of Statutory Agencies
  • Staff of Registered Social Landlords
  • Independent agencies
  • Local community

Support and training will be provided .

THE MOST CHALLENGING PART OF THE JOB

To be impartial and non-judgemental

PAY/HOURS/LOCATION ETC

Job Title: Support Worker
Terms: 16 hours/week plus 6 hours on-call
Location: Some home working is possible
Salary: £10.75 per hour

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • The ability to work unsupervised
  • Knowledge and experience of the principles of confidentiality
  • The ability to work as part of a team

To express an interest in this role please use the enquiry form below.

Vacancy – TRANSPORT & EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR

The successful applicant will:

  • Arrange with the volunteers the picking up and taking of clients to medical and other health appointments across Dartmouth, Totnes, Torbay.
  • Co-ordinate charity events such as the annual fete

Training and guidance provided—28 days paid holiday pro rata

DIMENSIONS

  • Maintaining contact with volunteer drivers and feeding back their comments to the manager
  • Maintaining accurate written records, ensure client database holds up to date records and information
  • Speaking to clients and volunteer drivers, ensuring clear and accurate communication when booking journeys
  • Identifying issues with the system, number of drivers, level of demand, etc.
  • Liaising with the manager and trustees when co-ordinating events such as the fete and fashion show
  • Liaise with Manager at all times
  • Work as part of the Dartmouth Caring team

PAY/HOURS/LOCATION ETC

Job Title: Transport & Events Co-ordinator
Terms: 12 hours per week to be worked flexibly—Mon-Fri.  Can fit in around school times and other part time work.
Location: Some home working is possible
Salary: £10.75 per hour

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An understanding of people’s needs and the input required to assist.
  • Awareness of risk management and safeguarding.
  • Totally discreet with an understanding of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work under pressure and unsupervised.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • An understanding of good practice in relation to a voluntary service.
  • A friendly and professional manner.
  • Computer literate.

To express an interest in this role please use the enquiry form below.

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Dartmouth Caring
35 Victoria Road
Dartmouth
Devon
TQ6 9RT

Registered Charity: 1187326

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