Vacancies

Five Lamps and Conduit (our trading company) offer great opportunities for talented people

We want people who are enthusiastic, can connect with people and who have a flexible and “can do” attitude

Care Assistants

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team of a our social enterprise Home Care service located in Thornaby, Stockton- on- Tees. We require Care Assistants to join our friendly team covering shifts between 7am to 11pm Monday to Sunday.  We are looking for someone who can work well under pressure, have a passion for providing excellent care, and can maintain professional composure at all times.

Hours: Shifts available from 7am to 11pm, Monday to Sunday

Salary Scale: 

  • £7.83 per hour
  • £8.20 per hour for weekend work
  • Paid travel time
  • Mileage at 45p per mile

Job Purpose: To provide high quality care to homecare service users that support the rights of customers to live the lives they choose as far as they are able.

  • Assist customers within their home to meet their required needs. This may involve helping the customer to wash and dress, prepare meals and administer medication
  • Duties may also include helping customers with their shopping or getting in and out of bed
  • Provide an enhanced service that promotes interaction and strives to seek further wellbeing opportunities for the customer
  • To ensure that all customers receive a consistently high quality level of service, appropriate with the standards required by Five Lamps
  • Promote the rights of each customer and keep their wishes at the centre of their care and support

Contract Period: Zero Hours Contract

***Drivers preferred as care provided across Stockton-on-Tees***

To apply for this post please download the above documents and send CV’s to homecare@fivelamps.org.uk


Domestic Support Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team of a our social enterprise Home Care service located in Thornaby, Stockton- on- Tees. We require Domestic Support Assistants to join our friendly team. We are looking for someone who has a passion for supporting people to live independently in their own homes

Hours: Shifts available from 9am to 4pm, Mondays and Thursdays

Salary Scale: £7.83 per hour plus paid travel time and mileage (45p per mile).

Job Purpose: To undertake a wide range of domestic tasks for individuals who choose to remain in the comfort and security of their own homes and to help them live as independent and active lives as possible by supporting them in an enablement focussed way

The following gives examples of the type of duties you may undertake. All of these should be done in a manner which encourages service users towards the maximum degree of independence and activity appropriate to their abilities:

  • General domestic cleaning and tidying
  • Washing floors and other surfaces
  • Vacuuming and dusting
  • Emptying of domestic rubbish bins
  • Cleaning bathrooms, toilets, kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms and hallways
  • Changing bedding
  • Carrying out shopping at designated stores/supermarkets

Contract Period: Zero Hours Contract

***Drivers preferred as shifts available across Stockton-on-Tees***

To apply for this post please download the above documents and send CV’s to homecare@fivelamps.org.uk reference: Domestic Support Assistant

Closing date: Monday 1 October 2018 @ 17:00. If you have not had a response by 8 October 2018, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.


Youth Participation Worker

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Youth Services. We are looking for someone who has a passion for working with young people with a broad range of disabilities.

Location: ‘The Youthy’, Thornaby, Stockton- on- Tees (primarily)

Hours: 4 hours per week (Tuesdays 17:00 x 21:00)

Salary Scale: SCP 7 – 10 (£14,676 – £15,925) pro-rata (£1,587 – £1,722 for 4 hours). Starting salary dependent on age and experience

Job Purpose:  To support young people with a broad range of disabilities, in a variety of engaging activities within a youth club setting

  • To improve the quality of life of young people with a broad range of disabilities, by actively encouraging participation and involvement in co-ordinated activities and events
  • To build positive relationships with young people to encourage positive outcomes which effect a lasting change
  • To lead specific activities and workshops, including their planning, resourcing, accreditation and quality assurance
  • To support the development and promotion of an annual programme of activities and special events for young people with disabilities

Contract period: Permanent

To apply for this post please download the above documents and complete and return Five Lamps Application Form to hr@fivelamps.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 1 October 2018 @ 17:00. If you have not had a response by Monday 8 October 2018, please assume your application has been unsuccessful

If you require any additional information or want to have an informal chat about this post please contact Darren Iveson, Senior Youth Participation Worker on 07894567938


Volunteers (Youth Work)

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our youth services team to support the delivery of fun, safe, social and educational activities to young people

We are recruiting:

Volunteer Youth Worker

For more information, please contact Darren Iveson on (01642) 608316 or darreniveson@fivelamps.org.uk

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