Jobs with our partners

Job opportunities with partner organisations of the London Borough of Bexley:

Bank Staff Member - Age UK

We are looking for a bank staff member to work at our Sidcup Care Hub.

You will be an experienced Carer and have a previous work history of working in a daycare or residential care setting.

The successful candidate will work across daycare and home care services and have experience of working with people with dementia.

Salary £9.50 per hour.

Car driver essential.

Please telephone Amanda Coshall 020 8309 9557 or email Amanda.Coshall@ageukbexley.org.uk

Closing date 10 May 2021

Census 2021 temporary roles

The census is a survey about all of us. We need your help and enthusiasm to encourage everyone in England and Wales to participate.

The census gives us a picture of communities, which helps to plan and fund public services in your area. Nothing else gives so much detail about the society in which we live, helping to make decisions with the potential to transform lives for the better.

For more information on the roles available and to apply, visit Census jobs.

Community Support Worker

Are you looking for a flexible job where you can make a positive difference in someone's life? At Bexley Mencap we can give you that.

We have opportunities for Community Support Workers to work in Bexley.  As a Support worker, you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of care that will enormously contribute to the people we support, helping them to live the life that they want to lead.

This may include:

  • supporting people to take part in activities that interest them
  • supporting people to live independently and manage their home
  • supporting members to attend a Bexley Mencap group or a group in the community

The people you will be supporting all have different hobbies and interests and the right person for this role will hopefully enjoy trying new things and going out into the community. Whether it be a morning down at the local park, bowling, a shopping trip into town, or an evening out with friends, no two days are the same.

We support people during the day, in evenings and weekends so have a variety of hours to suit you.  This contract is for 10 hours per week, with the possibility for more, fixed for 6 months at a salary of £10.00 per hour. We also have bank/flexible contracts available.

To find out more and apply please visit the Bexley Mencap website.

An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate, paid for by Bexley Mencap. Terms and Conditions apply.

Inspire Community Trust - Flexicare Homecare Services

We are currently recruiting Personal Care Assistants (PA’s) to join our elite Homecare team in your area.

Inspire offers excellent employee support and benefits as a PA. We pride ourselves on the quality of the care our clients receive and are looking for hardworking and caring individuals with a good work ethic and a genuine responsibility towards caring for vulnerable people.

We currently offer £7.45 / hour (weekdays), £7.95 / hour (weekends).

New to Care? Not a problem! Previous care experience is preferred but not essential – full competency-based training is offered to all applicants.

We offer mileage* to all drivers with business insurance. If you do not drive, walkers may be considered.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS and full Induction Training with competency checks.

Speak to a member of staff for more details:

Nursery Practitioner

Cherry Tree Nursery - Welling required to work 5 days Monday-Friday 8.30am -3.30pm at our nursery in Welling, Kent, term time only. (38 weeks per year, 32.5 hours per week)

Job type: Permanent

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Level 2 or 3 qualification in childcare
  • A real passion for early years
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service or a willingness to complete
  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS Experience of Tapestry (or online observations)
  • Food Hygiene and safeguarding certificates
  • Strong written, communication and IT skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Motivated and reliable
  • Previous experience within early years environment
  • Knowledge of SEN

What we can offer you:

  • Great colleagues and a good working environment where no two days are the same
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • In house training and opportunities for CPD
  • 5 weeks holiday pay
  • Free childcare within our settings
  • Good transport links
  • Free uniform
  • Opportunity to work in our Holiday club (to increase hours)

COVID-19 considerations: All staff have been provided with full PPE and extra precautions have been taken within the settings through cleaning and sanitising.

Please send your CV’s by email to karen@cherrytreenursery.com or for an informal chat please call Karen on 020 8298 0347.

Closing date 28 May 2021.

Deputy Manager - Maternity Cover

Cherry Tree Nursery - Bexleyheath term time only. (38 weeks per year, 32.5 hours per week)

Job type: Temporary - 9 months to 1 year.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Level 3 qualification in childcare
  • A real passion for early years
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service or a willingness to complete
  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS Experience of Tapestry (or online observations)
  • Food Hygiene and safeguarding certificates
  • Strong written, communication and IT skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Motivated and reliable
  • Previous experience within early years environment
  • Knowledge of SEN

What we can offer you:

  • Great colleagues and a good working environment where no two days are the same
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • In house training and opportunities for CPD
  • 5 weeks holiday pay
  • Free childcare within our settings
  • Good transport links
  • Free uniform
  • Opportunity to work in our Holiday club (to increase hours)

COVID-19 considerations: All staff have been provided with full PPE and extra precautions have been taken within the settings through cleaning and sanitising.

Please send your CV’s by email to karen@cherrytreenursery.com or for an informal chat please call Karen on 020 8298 0347.

Closing date 28 May 2021

Volunteer roles:

Age UK Bexley volunteers

Age UK Bexley relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community. Would you like to lend a hand?

We have a wide range of roles which suit different people and different skills.

Roles include:

  • befriending
  • handyperson
  • information and advice
  • activities support
  • dementia support

To find out more please contact us:

Bexley's Volunteer Centre

Sign up to be a volunteer

Helping each other improves the lives of local people and makes our neighbourhoods stronger and better places to live. That benefits everyone.

Volunteering opportunities include:

  • supporting patients in GP surgeries as a health champion
  • working with children and young people
  • acting as an IT angel
  • befriending older, sick or housebound neighbours
  • becoming a volunteer driver
  • joining friendly teams of litter pickers
  • becoming a trustee of a local charity
  • supporting existing networks such as Neighbourhood Watch
  • volunteering in Bexley’s libraries or with Citizen’s Advice Bureau services

The benefits

Our volunteers get great satisfaction, acquire new skills and make lifelong friends.

Volunteering offers the opportunity to:

  • learn new skills
  • pursue an interest
  • improve your CV
  • increase your confidence
  • have fun
  • gain experience
  • be a force for positive change
  • make new friends
  • feel part of your community while giving something back

How to volunteer in Bexley

Check out available volunteering opportunities online or get in touch with Volunteer Centre Bexley (in person or by telephone) to arrange a face-to-face appointment with our volunteering advisor who will support you to make a choice about what you would like to do. Signposting Appointment Service sessions are held at Central Library, Bexleyheath on Wednesday mornings from 10.15am to 12 noon, and are available by appointment only, so please call 01322 524682 now to book.

We also provide additional support into volunteering roles for people with mental health problems or learning difficulties through our Volunteer Support Project. We will talk through your needs with you, and match you with a role within a local organisation. Even an hour a week can make a difference, so get in touch today.

Evergreen volunteers

Befriending service

Spend one to two hours each week visiting a lonely or isolated older person, someone who is bereaved or someone who is housebound.

Information team

Do you enjoy chatting with people? Do you have a passion for elderly people who are lonely and isolated? We are seeking people to support Evergreen by providing help once a month for two hours promoting our services at Libraries in the Borough of Bexley (you will not be asked to undertake this role alone).

Service Review Officer

Spend time visiting clients in their own home to carry out a review of the service they are receiving (either befriending or home support).

You will attend a review meeting every six to eight weeks, meeting other review officers and the befriending lead.

If you are interested in any of the above roles contact us on 01322 431765 or email info@evergreencarebexley.org