Complex Home Care Assistant – Complex Service Gateshead (Drivers Only)

Vacancy: Complex Home Care Assistant – Complex Service Gateshead (Drivers Only)

Summary

Be Caring Tyneside are currently looking to recruit two experience care workers to join our growing Complex Care Department within the Gateshead area.

The Department is ran by our Care Service Manager who has many years of experience within the social care sector and a proven track record of managing care services to the highest standards. 

Day to day coordination of the department is overseen by Michelle, Emma & Kelly our Service Care Coordinators who ensure that we are providing quality care to our customers. Should you be successful in your application for a role within our Complex and Palliative Care Department you will have direct interaction with all of our Care Coordinators who will support and help develop your skills to be the best you can be.

Working for Be Caring Tyneside you will be part of a growing social enterprise where your ideas and input are actively encouraged through our employee Voice scheme. 

Here at Be Caring Limited our core values are what define the way we work (Be Kind, Be Proud, Be Safe, Be Involved Be Happy & Be the Best You Can Be). Do you share these values? if you do then Be Caring Tyneside could be the place for you.

Additions

We offer guaranteed hour contracts
This vacancy is for the hours of 8am - 8pm (12 hour shifts)
Alternate Weekend Working
We pay 30p per business mile to car driver
Enhanced rates of pay made for bank holidays
Paid five day induction program

Eligibility Required

Driving Licence with access to own vehicle. Enhanced DBS check will be carried out and paid for by Be Caring Limited

Experience Required

Due to the complexity of the service you will be working within, we ask at any prospective candidates have at 12 months experience working in a similar role.

We are ideally looking for candidates who have experience in management of behaviors that present as challenging along with a working understanding of PEG feeding and now to safely undertake this task (Training will however be given)

The Role

Complex Home Care Assistants are the backbone of the Home Care Department, who are the hands on workers supporting our customers every day. The role of a Home Care Assistant is community based work and will see you visiting our customers in their own home setting.

Be Caring Tyneside's values (Be Kind, Be Proud, Be Safe, Be Involved Be Happy & Be the Best You Can Be) ensure that our customers are receiving the highest quality of care that enables them to continue to remain in their own home.

Support

If you are successful in appointment of this position you will have the opportunity to complete:

Five days induction training
Care certificate
At least 16 hours shadowing an experienced member of the team
Apprenticeship/diploma in care
Any additional training required for your role

Any Specific Details relating to role

Be Caring Tyneside's Complex and Palliative Care Department have specific employees who are trained to provide you with in house training to meet the specific needs of our customers.

As a Complex Home Care Assistant you will be specific trained in the following as and when our customers needs require such training:

Tracheotomy care
PEG feeds
Ventilation care
Midazolam training
Working with people with spinal injury, acquired brain injury, epilepsy and specialist neurological conditions including MND and Huntington’s disease
Intimate care, delivered with dignity
Emotional support

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