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Support Workers – Extra Care

Hours: Full/ Part time (including every other weekend)

Salary: £8.48 per hour for guaranteed hour contracts. Contracts include paid holiday and sickness.

Post Description:

Optalis provides Extra Care Services for Older Adults (some living with dementia) across the Wokingham Borough. We are searching for Care and Support Workers to join our teams as we expand and grow in the borough!

Optalis Support Worker roles entail providing care and support to our customers living in Extra Care Services meeting their person centred care needs. This includes delivering personal care, meeting nutritional needs, administering medication, supporting activities and undertaking domestic duties. Experience is not essential as we provide a full training before you embark on your role.

Optalis takes pride in delivering a service that is caring, responsive and rewarding for both our customers and our staff. Should this meet your expectations then we look forward to hearing from you. 

We have vacancies in the following services:

  • Alexandra Place – Woodley
  • Beeches Manor – Wokingham
  • The Birches – Woodley
  • Fosters – Woodley

As an Optalis carer, you will receive:

  • Excellent rates of pay - £8.48 per hour
  • Minimum guaranteed hours
  • Flexible shift patterns for night and day shifts to cover a 24 X 7 rota
  • Extensive paid induction and training programme with career progression opportunities

Closing Date: Sunday 25 March 2018 at 12.00pm

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For More Information: Please contact the recruitment team for further information on (0118) 977 8600 or email: recruitment@optalis.org

It is easy to apply - click on ‘Apply Now’ to upload your CV to the Recruitment Team who will then contact you. If you do not have a CV please email recruitment@optalis.org or call 0118 977 8600

Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. We would like to remind successful applicants that they will be required to undertake a DBS check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

Optalis is a local authority trading company owned by and delivering adult social care in both The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council

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Full/ Part time (including every other weekend)


£8.48 per hour for guaranteed hour contracts. Contracts include paid holiday and sickness.