Care Assistant

Caritas Youth & Families is a well-established non-profit organization in Luxembourg, dedicated to providing support and care services to children, youth, and families in need. We are part of Caritas Luxembourg, a respected social welfare organization with a long-standing commitment to promoting social justice, reducing poverty, and enhancing community well-being. Caritas Youth & Families focuses on offering a range of services, including counseling, education, housing, and support programs for vulnerable groups. We work closely with local communities and governmental agencies to ensure our services are impactful and aligned with the needs of those we serve.

Job Description:

As a Care Assistant at Caritas Youth & Families, you will be responsible for providing support and assistance to children, youth, and families in various programs and settings. This role requires compassion, patience, and a strong commitment to helping others. Your duties will involve assisting with daily activities, providing emotional support, and facilitating access to resources and services.

Job Details:

  • Employer Name: Caritas Youth & Families
  • Job Location: Luxembourg
  • Salary:€2050.00 – €2500.00 Monthly
  • Job Position: Care Assistant
  • Job Type: Full Time, Permanent, Part-Time, 40-60 hours per week
  • Education: High School or Diploma Degree
  • Experience: 1-2 Basic Requirements

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting children and youth with daily routines, including meals, homework, and recreational activities
  • Providing emotional support and encouragement to children and families
  • Supporting the implementation of educational and therapeutic programs
  • Assisting with organizing and supervising group activities, outings, and events
  • Collaborating with social workers, counselors, and other professionals to ensure coordinated care
  • Monitoring the safety and well-being of children and youth in your care
  • Assisting families with accessing community resources and services
  • Maintaining accurate records of interactions and activities
  • Ensuring compliance with organizational policies and government regulations
  • Attending training sessions and team meetings as required
  • High school diploma or equivalent; relevant certification in childcare or social services is a plus
  • Previous experience in a care assistant role or similar position is desirable
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate and patient attitude
  • Ability to work effectively with children, youth, and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of French, German, or Luxembourgish is beneficial
Company Benefits:

Caritas Youth & Families offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Opportunities for career development and advancement within the organization
  • Health and wellness programs to support employee well-being
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment with a focus on social justice
  • Flexible working hours and remote work options where applicable
  • Company-sponsored training and certification programs

Join Caritas Youth & Families and make a meaningful difference in the lives of children, youth, and families in need. Apply now to start your career as a Care Assistant with us.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

1: What does a Care Assistant do at Caritas Youth & Families?

A Care Assistant provides support and assistance to children, youth, and families in various programs and settings. Responsibilities include assisting with daily routines, providing emotional support, facilitating group activities, and helping families access community resources.

2: What qualifications are required to become a Care Assistant?

A high school diploma or equivalent is generally required. Relevant certification in childcare or social services is beneficial. Previous experience in a care assistant role is desirable, along with strong communication skills and a compassionate attitude.