Complex Home Care Support Worker - Various postcodes across Gateshead

Vacancy: Complex Home Care Support Worker (Drivers Only) – Various postcodes across Gateshead

Summary

Be Caring Tyneside is looking for full and part-time Home Care Assistants to work at Complex Care Department within the Gateshead area.

The purpose of this role is to provide person-centered support to our customers within their own home.

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.

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

Paid for 5 days of induction training
Completion of the Care Certificate across a 12 week period working with our dedicated trainer
Excellent career pathways, progression within the organisation actively encouraged
Fully funded opportunities to enroll on the level 2 Health and Social Care qualification once you have completed your six month probation
Union representation from GMB who we work in partnership with to give our staff support and guidance
Refer a friend scheme, cash incentives when your referred person has joined the organisation

Any Specific Details relating to role

Be Caring Tyneside's Complex Care Department have trained staff to provide you with in-house training to meet the specific needs of our customers.

You will be training on the following subjects as and when required:

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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