Experienced Female Home Care Support Worker – Driver for Complex Care In Seaton Burn – Newcastle

Vacancy: Experienced Female Home Care Support Worker – Driver for Complex Care In Seaton Burn – Newcastle

Summary

We have an amazing opportunity for you to make a difference and thrive in a very rewarding role.

We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate individual to provide personalised care and support for a female customer living in the Seaton Burn area with complex needs.

As an integral part of this friendly team you will ensure that all care is provided in a respectful manner. Providing care that promoted good health, independence and well-being.

Driving licence holder with access to own vehicle for work purposes.

Vacancy: 1 x Full Time
Shifts: 12 hour shifts, three shifts per week and alternate weekend working
Training and Learning: Paid Induction, Care Certificate, Level 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care.
Other Benefits: Paid DBS, Gift Vouchers for Birthday and Christmas, Refer a Friend Scheme

Eligibility Required

Driving licence with a willingness to drive customers adapted vehicle

Experience Required

We are looking for an individual who can live our values. Previous experience within the care sector is essential with knowledge of complex needs desirable.

Be Caring is an employee-owned organisation and social enterprise. As a co-owner in the business, you will:

Be passionate be caring for others
Be committed to delivering the highest quality care
Be part of a team that supports people to live the life they want to live
Be part of an organisation that wants to make a positive difference for people and the communities they live in

The Role

You will be required to work on a one-to-one basis in the clients family home assisting with all aspects of personal care including medication and moving and handling.

In addition you will be required to carry out specialist interventions including tracheostomy care, cough assist treatment and enteral feeding.

You will also be required to drive the client's own wheelchair adapted vehicle to provide outings and maintain links with the wider community.

Previous experience is an advantage but not essential as specific training tailored to the customers individual needs will be given by our Registered Nurse.

You will also have opportunities to further develop your skills and achieve formal qualifications in Health and Social Care as you progress.

Support

Be Caring Limited is 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 studying Health, Social Care or Nursing this could be a great opportunity to build your experience and knowledge.

Perhaps you are looking to progress your career in the sector? We can offer supported learning; accredited qualifications and you will also be part of a growing employee-owned social enterprise.

Be Caring Tyneside is part of the wider Be Caring Limited group. Our values and vision promoting the improvement of our local communities, customer/colleague engagement and shaping the future of social care.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome interest from people of all ages and backgrounds to join our community home care teams.

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  • Induction includes a minimum of; 3 x half day classroom based sessions, 14 online learning units and shadowing care calls. As an employee-owned organisation, we pay everyone for successfully completing their induction.
  • We will ask you about your availability at interview to discuss a potential working pattern that meets the needs of the service and the people we support.

    Typically, we ask people to work a mixture of evenings and weekends, for example; alternate weekends, and 2 evenings per week. If you have applied for a weekend only job, then we will expect that you will be available to work weekends.
  • The majority of our colleagues tend to work on early and late shifts, some colleagues work full days.

    EARLY shifts tend to be from 7:00am to 2:00pm and LATE shifts tend to be from 3:00pm to 10:00pm
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