Home Care Support Worker – Block Hours Contract (Drivers Only)

Vacancy: Home Care Support Worker – Block Hours Contract (Drivers Only)

Summary

Be Caring Leeds has an exciting opportunity for experienced carers who drive. If you have more than three months care experience we may be able to fast-track you onto a block contract. This means you'll be paid from start to finish and your mileage will be covered at 30p per mile.

We're looking for people who like variety and are excited by new faces. The role is to deliver community-based domestic care support across the LS7-9, LS17, LS26-7, WF3 postal code areas. Each care support package is for two weeks and the people who we support will change frequently. So, if you build relationships quickly and want to make a real difference in the community this could be great for you. You'll get fixed contracted hours in split-shift patterns.

If you're studying Health, Social Care or Nursing this could be a great opportunity to build on your experience and knowledge. Perhaps you're looking to progress your career in the sector? We can offer supported learning, accredited qualifications and you'll also be part of a growing employee-owned social enterprise.

Want to find out more before applying? Ring Jane or Irene (weekdays 9am-5pm) on 0113 277 7871

Be Caring Leeds is part of the wider Be Caring Limited group operating in Leeds, Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester. Our values and vision promote the improvement of our local communities and customer/employee engagement.

Additions

Contracted hours with split shift patterns
Alternate weekend working
30p mileage allowance
Free uniform and mobile phone for work usage
Full enhanced DBS will be applied for, paid for by Be Caring Ltd.
FREE Access to Health Assured Employee Assistance Scheme for support, counselling and advice on health, welbeing, consumer and much more
Refer a friend scheme, cash incentives when your referred person has joined the organisation
28 Days annual leave (inc bank holidays)

Eligibility Required

Driving licence and access to a car essential.

Experience Required

A minimum of 3 months experience working in the social care sector is essential when being considered for this vacancy.

Be Caring Limited is strongly committed to developing all colleagues and in return we ask that you are fully committed to providing outstanding care to the people who we support. You should be both caring and compassionate with a genuine desire to help those within our care.

The Role

Your role as a Home Care Support Worker will see you working out in the local community, providing the necessary assistance to enable those who we support to live happy and fulfilled lives. This could include the provision of personal care, medication administration, assistance with mobility and other traditional domiciliary care tasks depending on their personalised care plan.

Support

Be Caring Limited are committed to the personal career development of all colleagues and as such you will be given every opportunity to pursue your career within the social care sector.

If you are successfully employed within the Be Caring family you will benefit from the following:

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
Optional Union representation from the GMB who we work in partnership with to give our colleauges support and guidance

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