Title:Relief Care Assistant – Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Title:Relief Care Assistant

Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

Scarborough, North Yorkshire


Hours – Relief, as and when basis

Hourly rate of pay – £11.23 to £11.77 (depending on qualifications)

Receive a £500 welcome bonus

At JRHT we pride ourselves on recruiting the very best in care professionals. We're offering a £500 welcome bonus to join our team. View our staff benefits for more information.

About the role
Whether you’ve worked in the care sector before or you’re switching career, joining our team is a chance to learn new skills in a role where you can really make a difference to someone’s day, every day. We’ll give you all the on-the-job training you need in your role, along with training and support to develop in your career and gain a transferable qualification in care.

You’ll find we’re no ordinary care provider. As well as caring for our residents and communities, we care about our staff. Alongside the great job satisfaction and security you’ll get from your role, we go above and beyond what you’d expect from other employers in the care sector. We pay at least the real Living Wage, and can offer you a range of benefits, including:-

  • a variety of shift patterns, for example the option to condense your hours into three longer days
  • staff benefits hub – save money and get cashback on mobile phones, insurance and clothing, along with savings at a range of supermarkets for that essential weekly shop
  • healthcare scheme – claim cash back on dental check-ups, physio, gym membership and more
  • support for staff through our employee assistance programme
  • pension scheme with a range of options
  • paid induction, study time and enhanced DBS check
  • free uniform and car parking.

About you

Being a Care Assistant is a really rewarding job. As well as assisting our residents and helping with day-to-day tasks, you’ll really get to know our residents and you’ll be a friendly, familiar face for them and their families. If you can build relationships with others and have a flexible approach to your work, then we would love to hear from you.

About us

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from people with experience of living in poverty. We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.


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