Careers With Prama

Are you searching for a great employer - one who cares about you?

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Prama knows that there are a lot of companies advertising for Care Support Workers, so why work for us?

  • Guaranteed or flexible work pattern from 16 hours per week

  • Hourly rate starting at £9.40 with 40p mileage rate

  • Paid training days

  • £150 bonus when you complete your Diploma

  • Sick pay

  • Free enrolment into a healthcare cashback scheme - for you and your family

  • Award-winning training

  • Counselling and carers support groups

  • Staff referral scheme bonus

Or you can just come and meet our staff and find out why they work for Prama.

We often have other roles and many volunteering opportunities available, check our current vacancies below.  

"Come and join our friendly team"


Career ProgessionCounselling and carers support groupsAward-winning trainingHoliday allowancePension SchemeLong-term service awardsStaff referral scheme

Total Vacancies:
11

Director of Health and Care

Location BH15 2AA
Salary £45000 to £50000 Dependent on experience

Community Centre Manager

Location Ferndown
Salary up to £25000 Dependent on experience

Brain Injury Service Support Worker

Location Poole
Salary up to £9.40 Plus mileage

Trainee Care Support Worker - No Experience Necessary

Location Bournemouth, Poole, Blandford and Dorset
Salary over £9.40 plus mileage

Finance Officer

Location BH15 2AA
Salary up to £18985

Care Support Worker - Poole

Location Poole
Salary over £9.40 plus mileage

Care Support Worker - Bournemouth, Ferndown, West Moors

Location Bournemouth, Ferndown, West Moors
Salary over £9.40 plus mileage

Care Support Worker - Blandford

Location Blandford
Salary over £9.40 plus mileage

Care Support Worker - Wareham, Swanage, Corfe Castle

Location Wareham, Swanage, Corfe Castle
Salary over £9.40 plus mileage

Care Support Worker - Wimborne, Merley

Location Wimborne, Merley
Salary over £9.40 plus mileage

Employment

Being part of Prama, as you would expect, requires a very special set of attributes. As well as our wonderful care support workers, we need caring and compassionate individuals for a variety of roles and responsibilities. In return for being the right person with the right attitude we offer attractive remuneration packages dependant on your role and experience with all the benefits of working for an established company.

We are always on the lookout for “Prama  People” so be sure to visit our Vacancy Pages regularly. 

Care Support Worker (CSW)

Prama requires full or part-time Care Support Workers across Dorset to provide care to our clients in their homes.  This will involve personal care, shopping, preparing meals or some light housework. 

As a charity we may also pay you to spend extra time with higher-dependency clients to allow them time to chat or simply help to pursue something they love.  Download a full Job Description.

This position would be ideal for candidates from the following backgrounds: Carer, Home Carer, HCA, Support worker, care manager, care supervisor, care assistant and healthcare assistant.

However, we also offer a full induction programme for all new care staff including the Care Certificate for those who are new to the role. There is no experience necessary as full training is given.

We also offer opportunities to develop your skills further to obtain Level 2, 3 & 5 diploma in Health and Social care to assist with progression in your career. Nationally recognised distance learning courses are also offered externally, enabling you to obtain the full benefits of training, regardless of your location.

Also, ‘Manual Handling’ and ‘Safe administration of medication’ training is available for external companies.

No roles suitable?

Give us a call on 01202 207300 or send us your CV and we'll contact you when something comes up.

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A world where no-one is unfairly disadvantaged or excluded because of age or infirmity and where every person can enjoy life as they age.

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A service based on compassion, respect, sensitvity and trust

Prama continue to flourish

The Dorset charity is working hard to provide support to both private and local authority clients.  Paula Jones, Operations Director, says "We are thankful to still be growing and in a strong position to support all our clients through our domiciliary care service and the ever-increasing number of community activities we provide around Poole, Bournemouth, East Dorset and beyond.  We have come a long way in the last 35 years, since Dr Chris Moran started the charity with volunteers in 1987 and have built an organisation that demonstrates resilience and sustainability in response to the increasing demands on the sector.  We still believe, as Dr Moran did, that a Christian based charity can make such a difference to people's lives." 

Paula continues, "The challenges faced across the sector affect us, as they do many care organisations.  Whilst we have a reputation for being a great employer we still struggle to recruit care workers, who are in short supply.  We simply don't have enough staff to take on the number of clients who want our services."  

The increasing reference in the wider media to the social care crisis and the BBC Panorama programme (aired on 20th March), clearly indicate the extent of the problem being faced by the social care sector.  This isn't a problem that will be easily resolved - the government's promise in the recent budget to provide an additional £2 billion to councils in England over the next 3 years to spend on adult social care services may only dent the surface. 

It's encouraging to know that at Prama, the care they deliver to clients who are funded by the local authority is just the same high quality as they deliver to private clients - as Paula emphasised: "We provide an identical service to our local authority clients.  We don't discriminate in any way and firmly believe that no-one should be disadvantaged because they are not eligible for funding."  

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