Proud to Care Lewisham
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org - and we’ll get back to you within one working day.