Rapid Response Assistant x 5

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £23,500 - £23,893
  • Location: The Halewood Centre, Roseheath Drive, Halewood , Knowsley, L26 9UH
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Evenings/Flexible Hours/Part Time/Weekends
  • Hours: 20 hours per week. Consideration will be given for part time working.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 19/05/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: CVP 0089A

The Rapid Response service are looking for Rapid Response Assistants to work in a multi-disciplinary team of professionals working in delivering a 24hr response service to avoid hospital admission and to facilitate hospital discharges, you would carry out person centred care offering practical support and advice.

This is a developing service with great career prospects and training on offer, you must hold a Valid driving license and have access to a car. 

This is a great opportunity for someone to take their career further within the health and social care and join an amazing team.

The service is open Monday to Sunday 8am till 10pm 365 days including Bank Holidays.

 (See job description)  


  • We offer a competitive salary
  • Enhanced Pay working for Saturday, Sunday, and evenings from 8pm
  • Joining the pension scheme
  • Career Progression
  • Generous Mileage scheme
  • Working in a Multidisciplinary Team
  • Work Mobile Phone and Laptop

6 x 20 hour posts

Rota 5/7 Including weekends 

(8am-2pm), (2pm-10pm)

Experience in care sector

Interviews will be confirmed if successful via email address provided 

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief, or identity, recognising the value that diversity brings to our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and candidates with disabilities as we acknowledge their underrepresentation in our workforce.


We will consider requests for flexible working.  For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

For informal enquiries please contact Lesley Bull email: lesley.bull@knowsley.gov.uk

Previous applicants need not apply.

How to apply

Your CV should be tailored to reflect the competencies within the person specification. Please note if a CV does not reflect the person specification it is unlikely to be shortlisted. To upload your CV you will need to click on the link below and create an account with Jobs Go Public if you have not already done so.

You will also be required to input your name and email address and will be invited to complete an equal opportunities questionnaire.


Disability confident employer

This vacancy is now closed