Job Vacancies

Castle Point Association of Voluntary Services (CAVS) is an organisation committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, Trustees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Vacancies within other local charitable organisations


Support Worker - Day Centre for Adults with disabilities
Carers Choices, Benfleet

Our Day Centre for Adults with Disabilities is growing and we are looking to recruit a new member to our staff team. We are looking for someone to join us 3-4 days a week Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3.30pm. Occasional evening and weekend work is also part of this role.  

We are looking for someone with a good sense of humour who is committed, hard working, flexible and sociable. You will need to be able to work well under pressure and be calm and collected in a crisis. A full driving license is required. Previous experience of special needs is essential.

Key duties include:

  • Socialising with Clients
  • Assisting Clients with Activities.
  • Assisting Clients with Lunch
  • Assisting Clients with personal care
  • Taking Clients out in the community
  • Administering emergency First Aid

Pay rates range from £8.00 an hour to £8.48 an hour for those over 25 but will be dependant on experience. Pay rates for those under 25 available on request.

To apply, please email sarah.fogarty@carerschoices with a current CV and a brief description about yourself and your reasons for applying for this role.

Young Carers Co-ordinator
Carers Choices

Carers Choices are currently recruiting a Young Carers Co-ordinator for 25 hours per week which includes Monday and Tuesday evenings. Main responsibilities are:

  • To be responsible for leading the planning and delivery of a programme of activities for Young Carers (8-18 years) across the Castle Point and Basildon districts including managing a team of paid staff and volunteers.

  • To provide support and information for Young Carers

  • To develop relationships with schools and other services in supporting the identification of Young Carers and provision of support

  • To further the aims of the charity by contributing to organisation-wide activities such as events, fundraising etc.

    For more details download the Job Description.  Applications can be made online –