Complex Home Care Support Worker – Drivers – Gateshead

Vacancy: Complex Home Care Support Worker – Drivers – Gateshead

Summary

We require community-based Complex Home Care Support Workers / Care Assistants to support people across the Newcastle area. We cover various postcodes areas across the city. Variety of shifts available; early shifts, late Shifts & Evening Working - we'll aim to work around your availability where possible.

Additions

We offer guaranteed hour
Alternate Weekend Working
We pay 30p per business mile to car drivers
Paid five day induction program

Eligibility Required

Full enhanced DBS check will be carried out by Be Caring Limited and any offer of employment is subject to the information gathered at this time.

Experience Required

Due to the complexity of the care and support required to work with our Complex and Palliative Care Department we request that all applicants have at least 6 months of social care experience.

The Role

Your role as a Complex Home Care Support Worker will be to provide person-centered support to enable our customers to continue to live within their own home settings.

Due to the nature of this role you will be expected to undertake all aspects of the customers daily living task, this will include the provision of intimate person care tasks which will be delivered with respect and dignity.

You will predominately work across our services within the Gateshead area, however due to service requirements you may be asked to occasionally work within the Newcastle area.

This is a great opportunity for genuine caring individuals to join our growing Tyneside department

Support

Be Caring Limited are committed to the personal career development of all employees and as such you will be given every opportunity to pursue your career within the social care sector.
We'll support you to learn and develop the skills necessary to be the best. You'll have opportunities to study towards formal qualifications and get paid while you apply and develop your skills. Be Caring is committed to providing career development opportunities for all colleagues and the highest quality of care to those who we support.

You'll be supported by Be Caring Team Leaders, to provide personalised care, dependent on each client's individual needs including aiding mobility, assisting with meals, maintaining daily routines, medication prompts, some domestic support and elements of personal care. The purpose of the role is to provide person-centred support in the community that enables those who we support to to remain independent and safe in their own home and able to live happy and fulfilled lives.

Any Specific Details relating to role

Specialist training provided on the following:

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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