Job Opportunities


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Want to make a positive difference in the Harrow community? Working at Harrow Carers could be your opportunity of a lifetime. 

 

Current Opportunities

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Hospital Support Coordinator

  • Location: Northwick Park Hospital, in clients’ homes
  • Reports To: Adult Services Manager
  • Staff Responsibilities: Support workers in A&E and Hospital Discharge areas
  • Hours of Work: 21 hours per week for 5 months (+ possibility of extension to time and hours)
  • Summary of Position: To provide support services for Older people & carers attending/discharged from hospital
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Experience and Education
• Qualified to degree level or equivalent experience in an appropriate area of work
• Excellent communication skills; both written and oral. An additional community language would be an advantage
• To be experienced in working, and liaising with a variety of agencies and professionals (within the health sector would be an advantage)
• To have experience of engaging with individuals from diverse community groups
• Experience of project-based working and achieving targets (desirable)
• Experienced in collating data, utilising this to inform performance reports (desirable)
• To be experienced in working on a one-to-one basis with clients and with groups

Job Related Knowledge, Aptitude and Skills
• Knowledge and understanding of the NHS system & procedures in a hospital setting including the discharge process
• To be computer literate and experienced in Microsoft WORD and EXCEL
• Have an understanding of Older people’s issues and their impact on the individual and family
• Have an understanding of Carers’ issues and rights (some training can be provided)
• Ability to work individually using your own initiative with little supervision
• Experience of liaising effectively with professionals in a multidisciplinary environment to achieve the best outcome for patients
• Good organisational and management skills
• Ability to treat service users with respect and dignity at all times, adopting a culturally sensitive approach which considers the needs of the whole person
• Ability to build constructive relationships with clients and professionals
• Understanding and commitment to Equal Opportunities

If you would like to know more about the role or request an application form please contact bhumi.agravat@harrowcarers.org / 020 88685224

Hospital Support Worker

  • £10.85 per hour
  • Hours: Variable between 7:30am – 10:00pm
  • Days and times: Variable Monday – Sunday (as and when required)
  • Based: Northwick Park/Hillingdon Hospital
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Are you passionate about supporting older people in challenging circumstances? Our team of support workers based at Hillingdon & Northwick Park Hospitals are there to support older people who have been admitted and are now ready for discharge or find themselves in A&E. We help patients with tasks such as notifying family and liaising with medical staff regarding treatment. As part of our Take Home and Settle service we may be able to escort patients’ home, get them settled and offer a daily call up to three days after discharge.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 5th November 2021

Interviews: TBC

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Karen Withers Karen.Withers@harrowcarers.org / 020 88685224
Please send your completed application form and diversity form to Karen.Withers@harrowcarers.org
We are committed to promoting equal opportunities.

Application Documents

Application Guidance notes

Application for Employment

Diversity Monitoring Form

Hospital Support Worker Job Description & Person Specification

 

Harrow Carers Trustees

  • London / Remote 
  • Unpaid Role
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Could you use your legal or business/marketing expertise to help us support unpaid carers in the London Borough of Harrow? Carers perform a vital role in society looking after vulnerable people, preventing hospital and care home admissions, enabling those they care for to stay at home.
We are a vibrant and dedicated charity that seeks two trustees that can attend board meetings six times a year, plus occasional meetings in-between, and bring their expertise to help us do even better!

For further information and the application form please download the recruitment pack

Trustees recruitment pack Harrow Carers

Care Support Worker

JOB TITLE:       Care Support Worker (Mornings and Evenings)

SALARY:           From £9.80 p/h

JOB TYPE:        Monday to Friday and or Weekends Saturday to Sunday

LOCATIONS:    HARROW & Surrounding Areas

North & South Harrow, Pinner, Hatch End, Stanmore

                          Edgware, Kenton, Eastcote, Ruislip and parts of Northwood.

HOURS:           FULL TIME / PART TIME (Flexible Shift Patterns)

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  • Do you have a caring nature and great people skills?
  • Do you have a genuine desire to make a positive difference in people’s lives?
  • Do you want to learn and develop your career in health and social care?

 

If the answer is yes to these questions you are the person Harrow Carers is looking for

Harrow Carers (Home Care Service) is a domiciliary care provider that offers high quality home care services to unpaid carers, in their home and the local community. As part of a charity organisation we are dedicated to supporting unpaid Carers who look after their loved ones. We provide professionally trained and experienced Care Support Workers, to take over the caring role for the unpaid Carer to have a break. We also assist individuals living on their own, who require home care support.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Travel Allowance –For Drivers & Public Transport Users
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive Hourly Rate
  • Free DBS Check
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Sickness Pay
  • Free Training & Career Development

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend the homes of families and perform duties as specified in the care plan.
  • Personal care tasks; including support with dressing and continence care.
  • Meal Preparation; preparing light meals, snacks and drinks.
  • Domestic Tasks; light cleaning and supporting with shopping activities.
  • Companionship; providing emotional support and assistance with activities.
  • Reporting; Recording any relevant information regarding the Clients care & Wellbeing.
  • Confidentiality; Ensure all information on clients and their families remain secure and confidential.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR:

  • Reliable, Enthusiastic & Passionate
  • Great People Skills
  • Caring Nature
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Great Communication & Time Management Skills
  • Desire to make a difference to the lives of people in the local community

Applicants who have care experience are particularly welcome, but full training will be given to applicants new to care.

If you would like to join our trusted and valued team, please apply below with your CV or download our application pack via our website. https://harrowcarers.org/homecare/

 

Volunteer Blogger

Contract: 1hr per week
Salary: Unpaid
Closing Date: On going

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The main purpose of this role is to write weekly blogs for our website.

We are looking for someone who has experience blogging, confident and can do it well.

To apply: Please email your CV, covering letter and application form to jobs@harrowcarers.org or telephone 0330 088 2224 to discuss further.

Volunteer Website Designer

Contract: 1hr per week
Salary: Unpaid
Closing Date: On going

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The main purpose of this role is to unify website colors, check spacing and check if images match the text.

We are looking for someone who has experience, confident and can do it well.

To apply: Please email your CV, covering letter and application form to rehna.tanna@harrowcarers.org or telephone 0330 088 2224 to discuss further.

Volunteer Website Copywriter

Contract: 1hr per week
Salary: Unpaid
Closing Date: On going

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The main purpose of this role is to write weekly blogs for our website, check spelling mistakes and make sure the language used matches the brand.

We are looking for someone who has experience writing, pays high attention to detail and knows how match text with brand voice.

To apply: Please email your CV, covering letter and application form to rehna.tanna@harrowcarers.org or telephone 0330 088 2224 to discuss further.

Register Interest For Future Job Opportunities

 

We are always looking for friendly, organised and experienced people to join our Harrow Carers team. If you are interested and want to be notified first about new vacancies then please register your interest.  Register your interest here. 

You could also email your CV to admin@harrowcarers.org or telephone 0330 088 2224 to discuss further.

“The way Harrow Carers have impacted on my life is, Paul gets out, he’s happy and he’s fully supported by them. I know he’s safe, so I’m totally worry-free when he’s out”

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