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Proud to Care Lewisham

Interested in a job in care? There are many rewarding career opportunities in health and social care. Register for the Proud to Care Lewisham jobs pool and access hundreds of jobs across the borough.

Do I have the right skills or values to work in care?

A career in care is more than just a job, it’s a calling and one of the most important skills you will need is a good attitude. Watch what values our staff think are important for a career in care or take this online quiz to see if a job in adult social care is for you.

How the Proud to Care Lewisham job pool work

Lewisham Council and local care providers work together recruiting from a central talent pool. Once you have registered your interest to join to jobs pool you will be contacted by a member of our Proud to Care team.

The team will:

  • talk to you about what it is like to work in the care sector
  • discuss types of roles available and what days and hours you are looking to work
  • carry out pre-employment checks
  • where needed, support you to access free training
  • match you to suitable local job opportunities

What are we looking for?

We are looking for people to provide person-centred care and support to adults in Lewisham. Maximising their wellbeing and ensuring that they can live as independently as possible in the community.

Our workers support people in their homes (or where they're living at the time) with personal care and provide emotional support in line with the residents' care plan, helping them to feel connected to their community, be active and have purpose in life.

We are mainly looking for people who have the right values and attitude, even those with no experience in the care sector can apply as all training will be provided. 

What do we offer

Benefits of joining the Proud to Care talent pool:

  • wages starting from the London Living Wage at £11.95 per hour
  • free training
  • work for an inclusive employer that supports your wellbeing
  • work close to home and at a time that suits you
  • work part-time or have flexible working hours
  • good job security
  • room to progress and different career path options
  • have access to all care jobs in the borough
  • work for an employer signed up to the UNISON ethical care charter which ensures good working conditions and fair wages

Hear from our staff on what they enjoy about working in adult social care.

How can I join the Proud to Care Lewisham jobs pool?

No CV, no problem! Simply register your interest to join the talent pool by calling 020 8314 7102 or emailing proudtocare@lewisham.gov.uk - and we’ll get back to you within one working day.

Other jobs in adult social care

If you're interested in other roles in adult social care such as social work please visit our adult social work careers page or see our latest job vacancies

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