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 Senior Care Worker – 1 position (20 hours per week minimum)

Starting salary £9.50per hour including LWA

Care Assistant – 2 positions (20 hours per week minimum)

Starting salary £8 per hour including LWA

Location: Wanstead

Setting: Apasen Lodge Respite

Apasen lodge is a friendly and homely respite care home for adult with learning disabilities located in a quiet and peaceful part of London Borough of Redbridge.

We are looking for experienced, reliable and dedicated Senior Care Assistant and Care assistant. Experience of working with adult with learning disabilities is essential.

We are looking for proactive experienced individuals with excellent support care skills.

  • Applicant must have NVQ Level 2 for Care Assistant and Level 3 for Senior Care Worker in Health and Social Care
  • At least 6 month experience working with people with learning disabilities in respite care setting or similar environment.

Successful applicants will be contacted within 10 days of closing date. Unfortunately, due to high volume of request, we are unable to respond to everyone.

To ensure our staff can provide the highest possible standards of care, we provide a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training and development. Relevant courses, such as moving and handling, infection control, fire training and food hygiene, ensure all our employees continually update their skills and knowledge.

If you are interested to work for this challenging position please contact for an application pack and information by e-mail only to: or apply online

Section 5(2) d of the Race Relations Act 1976 apply the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a DBS check.

Closing Date: 12 February 2018

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Working in social care is challenging and rewarding. The social care sector needs people who are passionate about working with people. Considering a career in social care? Whether you are looking for a career change, thinking of returning to the social care sector, or starting your working life from school or college, there is a huge range of work opportunities in social care. Jobs that Apasen can offer within a social care working environment include:

  • Care Workers
  • Filed Care Supervisors
  • Community Support Workers
  • Care Co-Ordinators
  • Office Administrators

Making a difference You can gain an enormous sense of personal achievement from simply knowing that your job is helping people. It’s about making a positive difference to people’s lives by contributing to their health, happiness and well-being. For various reasons and stages in their lives, some people need support to develop and maintain their independence, dignity and control. Social care provides a whole range of services to support adults and older people. You may not need formal qualifications before beginning a career in social care. There will be plenty of opportunities to acquire more skills, training and qualifications depending on how far you want to take you career. The industry body Skills for Care has also developed a more in-depth guidance leaflet: Have you thought about a career in social care? (pdf)

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