Home Care Support Worker – Drivers – North Tyneside

Vacancy: Home Care Support Worker – Drivers – North Tyneside

Summary

We require community-based Home Care Support Workers / Care Assistants to support people across the Newcastle area. We cover various postcodes areas across the city. Variety of shifts available; early shifts, late Shifts & Evening Working - we'll aim to work around your availability where possible.

Additions

Earn an extra 20p on top of every visit that you carry out (if you don't drive) -
If you do drive; we can offer you block hours contracts at an hourly rate of £9.00 plus 30p per mile but NO VISIT PAYMENT -
If you're under 25 you'll still be paid the same rate -
Paid holidays and bank holidays

Eligibility Required

Full enhanced DBS will be applied for, paid for by Be Caring Ltd. All offers of employment conditional based on the information gathered at this time.

The Role

As a Home Care Support Worker, 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 our customers 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
• 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

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.
We'll support you to learn and develop the skills necessary to be the best. You'll have opportunities to study towards formal qualifications and get paid while you apply and develop your skills. Be Caring is committed to providing career development opportunities for all colleagues and the highest quality of care to those who we support.

You'll be supported by Be Caring Team Leaders, to provide personalised care, dependent on each client's individual needs including aiding mobility, assisting with meals, maintaining daily routines, medication prompts, some domestic support and elements of personal care. The purpose of the role is to provide person-centred support in the community that enables those who we support to remain independent and safe in their own home and able to live happy and fulfilled lives.

Any Specific Details relating to role

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 enrol 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

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