Carers Information Day in Ballymena

Glen Caring will have a Carers Information Day in Ballymena on Saturday 5th May . The stand will be based outside Carphone Warehouse in Fairhill Shopping Centre, from 10am to 4pm.

Careers Advice on Carers Information Day in Ballymena

The information stand will be in Ballymena for two reasons, says Glen Caring manager Linda Beckett. “It’s aimed at providing information to anyone thinking of a career in social care. But it also aims to offer advice and information on social care services, including Self Directed Support, which many people are struggling to understand.”

“Claire, William and Sheree will be there to answer any questions you may have about joining the Glen Caring team. We are looking for caring, compassionate and kind people who are looking to start a career in social care. You must be over 18 to join our team, have a driving licence and access to a car. If you fit these criteria, feel free to come along to chat to us and fill out an application form.”

Glen Caring offers full-time, part-time and casual posts for care assistants, says Linda.  “We offer flexible rotas, which may suit those who need the flexibility that a 9 to 5 job doesn’t offer. The care assistant posts are also open to those new to social care. Because we offer all the training you need, you don’t need previous experience to apply.”

“So come along and find out more about the job opportunities we offer and the training we provide to build your career in social care.” In the meantime, check out the latest vacancies on our website’s job opportunities page.

Care Services Advice on  Carers Information Day in Ballymena

Linda says the stand at Fairhill will also be offering information on the new systems of Self Directed Support (SDS) and Direct Payments for social care services. “A lot of people  are struggling to understand and access new forms of social care support.  We’ve been providing social care in this region since 1995. We are all too aware of the barriers people are facing accessing the new SDS system.”

“Our staff can help advise you on how to access the social care services you need for yourself or a family member. We can also help you to design your own care package, from the services you need. So come along to our Carers Information Day in Ballymena and find out more about  Glen Caring services too.”

Care Assistants Wanted in Northern Trust Region

Glen Caring is recruiting care assistants  in the Northern Trust region. The posts include part-time, full-time and banking (casual) staff.

We offer flexible rotas, so these posts may suit those who need the flexibility that a 9 to 5 job doesn’t offer. The care assistant posts are also open to those new to social care. Because we offer all the training you need, you don’t need previous experience to apply.

Details of the services we offer to our clients are on our website but you can read more about Glen Caring Services here.

Where Are These Care Assistants Posts?

The full-time, part-time and casual/banking posts are available in the following areas:

  • Ballymoney
  • Ballymena
  • Garvagh
  • Kilrea
  • Coleraine
  • Randalstown
  • Toomebridge
  • Cullybackey

Shift Patterns for Care Assistants

The shift pattern details for these posts are as follows:

Full-Time Care Assistants:

Morning, Lunch & Tea run , which is approximately 7am to 6pm

OR

Morning to Bed run – approximately 7am- 11pm

Staff would work a 3-day and 4-day pattern on a fortnightly cycle – 3 days one week, 4 the next.

Part-Time Care Assistants:

Evening runs (7-11pm working a 3 & 4-day pattern on a fortnightly cycle)
Week 1 – rostered to work Monday, Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday;
Week 2 – rostered to work Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

Banking (Casual) Care Assistants:

As and when you are available

What Glen Caring Offers You

For these care assistants posts, we offer the following terms and benefits:

  • £8.20 per hour
  • 20p per mile mileage allowance
  • Flexible Rotas
  • Free uniform
  • A work-life balance
  • NVQ qualification in Health and Social Care available
  • Additional Training opportunities

Essential Criteria for Care Assistant Posts:

· You need to hold a full driving licence

· You must have access to a car

· You must be over 18 years of age

How to Apply for  Care Assistants Posts:

If you are interested in joining the Glen Caring team, you can download an application form here. Alternatively, you can call Lisa on 0288225266 or Claire on 02877722591 or email us at limavady@glencaring.com. In the meantime, you can find out more about Glen Caring here.