Female Home Care Support Worker – Drivers Needed for Garston – Liverpool

Vacancy: Female Home Care Support Worker – Drivers Needed for Garston – Liverpool

Summary

We are looking for passionate, values-driven people to provide personalised care and support to people living in Garston and surrounding areas.

We can offer ‘block driver contracts’ where you will be paid for a full shift, from start to finish. You must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.

Shifts: early 7:00am – 3:00pm | late 3:00pm – 10:00pm | full day block hours with break from 2:00pm-4:00pm
Training and Learning: paid induction, care certificate, level 2 & 3 in health and social care
Other benefits: paid DBS, gift vouchers for birthdays and Christmas, refer a friend scheme

Additions

Mileage: 30p p/mile for drivers

Eligibility Required

Driving licence & DBS check

Experience Required

We are looking for people who can live our values. Previous care experience is not essential. Full training and support will be provided if you are new to care.

Be Caring is an employee-owned organisation and social enterprise. As a co-owner in the business, you will:
Be passionate about 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 in their home
Be part of an organisation that wants to make a positive difference for people and the communities they live in

The Role

As a Home Care Support Worker, you will be kind and compassionate, building caring and supportive relationships with the people you support and their families. You will deliver personalised care and support to people in their homes. You will place dignity at the heart of the care you provide. As a Home Care Support Worker, you will:
Maximise people’s independence through enabling approaches
Build care and support networks for individuals, involving family and friends
Identify opportunities to connect people to their local community

As an organisation, we are looking for people who can work independently and as part of a team. You will be empowered to make decisions that improve the lives of people we support. We need people with strong communication skills, sharing information and responding quickly.

Typical care and support tasks within a care plan include:
Personal care, including intimate care
Administration/prompting of medication
Preparation of meals/drinks
Completion of domestic tasks, including laundry, cleaning and shopping
Access to/attendance at community groups and activities

Support

Be Caring Ltd is committed to the personal career development of all employees. We have career development pathways and we actively encourage your progression within the organisation. We can offer supported learning and access to accredited qualifications.

If you are successful in appointment of this position, you will be supported by your local Quality team, Coordination team, and in-house Trainer, to ensure you have tools and resources needed to do fulfil your role and to ‘Be the Best you can be’. You will have the opportunity to complete:

Induction training (paid)
Care Certificate (completed over a 12-week period)
Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification (fully funded after six-month probation period)
Additional level 2 and 3 accredited qualifications and certificates relevant to the role

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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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