Emergency Care Support Worker

Area: Throughout the Kirklees District

In clients own homes

Working a Pattern of 4 days on, 4 days off from 8am to 9pm

Job Description

Carers Trust Mid Yorkshire are a provider of Respite support to Carers and the people they care for, working throughout the region. We also provide an Emergency Intervention and prevention provision in the Kirklees district, to support Carers who may have reached crisis, may be too unwell to maintain their caring role due to short-term illness, have a personal emergency or need short term support to facilitate a hospital discharge.

Our Emergency Care Support Workers (ECSW) work with families up to 12 hours a day. During this time the ECSW complete a support plan and risk assessments, support the client with whatever they need. During this time the ECSW will also look at other ways the family may need support and make referrals to relevant agencies.

The Role: Working a Pattern of 4 days on, 4 days off from 8am to 9pm. Working throughout Kirklees district with clients in their own home.  When you are not on an Emergency call you will be based from our Huddersfield office catching up on paperwork and supporting the promotion of the organisation’s services.

The ideal candidate:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in Social Care and
  • Will hold a minimum Level 2 Health & Social Care qualification
  • Experienced in preparing Support plans and risk assessments
  • Be willing to travel anywhere within the Kirklees district
  • Hold a full UK Driving licence and your own vehicle insured for business use
  • You will have experience with a range of IT products including Word, Excel, Outlook and databases.
  • You will be a caring person who understands the needs of Social Care clients and be familiar with other Kirklees Professionals and organisations involved in the social care sector.


Key Dates

  • Closing Date: Noon, Wednesday 1st December 2021
  • Interviews: Week commencing 6th December 2021
  • Start Date: ASAP


Carers Trust Mid Yorkshire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Carers Trust is committed to valuing Equality and Diversity.

If you do not hear from us within the next 10 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

How to Apply: 

Please provide a CV and covering letter outlining what experience, knowledge and qualifications you would bring to the role.

Applications to: hr@ctmy.org.uk


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