Home Care Assistant, Drivers Only – Various postcodes across South Leeds

Vacancy: Home Care Assistant, Drivers Only – Various postcodes across South Leeds

Summary

The purpose of this role is to provide individualised support to enable people to remain independent and continue to live within their own homes. We are looking for caring and compassionate people to become day makers ensuring our service users are happy and comfortable with the service they receive.

Additions

Shifts 7am – 2pm or 4pm – 10pm (a combination of the shifts are available creating a long day shift, with a break between 2pm – 4pm)
Employees are paid for the entire shift, not visit by visit
We offer guaranteed hour contracts
30p per mile business mileage paid
Enhanced rates of pay made for bank holidays

Eligibility Required

Driving licence and access to a car essential. Full enhanced DBS will be applied for, paid for by Be Caring Ltd.

Experience Required

Experience is not essential as full training and support will be provided.

The Role

As a home care assistant, you will spend your time out in the community visiting our service users and ensuring they are well looked after, safe and happy. The type of care and support that we offer varies depending on each service user’s individual needs.

All of our service users have a care plan in place for you to adhere to, however, please see below a list of potential tasks that you may be expected to carry out:

Assisting with personal care, including intimate care with dignity
Administration/prompting of medication
Assisting with the preparation of meals/drinks
Assisting with the completion of domestic tasks, including laundry, cleaning and shopping
Assisting people to remain independent within the community

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

Intimate care, delivered with dignity
Emotional support
Administration/prompting of medication
Moving and positioning, including use of equipment

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