Be Caring is currently looking for two Weekend and/or Evening Home Care Support Workers (Drivers preferred) to join our busy Leeds Service.
The purpose of the role is to provide person-centered support within the community to our customers within the South Leeds area. This role will support our existing Care team to meet the demands required of a service operating seven days a week.
If you are studying towards a qualification in Social Care, Nursing or Health Care this role could provide you with paid-for practical experience. We can provide you with community-based insight to align with your studies. You will be supported by our Community Team Leaders, practical training will be provided by our in-service trainer. If you're under 25 years old your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below.
Paid mileage - 30p per mile
Paid five day induction program
Full enhanced DBS will be applied for, paid for by Be Caring Ltd.
Experience is desirable but not essential. Full training and support will be provided if you're new to care.
We are looking for our employee-owners to be committed to providing quality care to our customers and that you are genuinely passionate about caring for others. We're an employee-owned social enterprise with a mission to make a lasting difference to the communities where we operate.
Be Caring Leeds is part of a wider social enterprise and you will be given all the tools you need to become a valued part owner of the organisation.
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 and their care package.
All of our customers have a care plan in place however, please see below a list of potential tasks that you may be expected to carry out:
Assisting with personal care, that may or may not include provision of intimate care with dignity
Administration/prompting of medication
Preparation of meals/drinks
Assisting with the completion of domestic tasks, including laundry, cleaning and shopping
Supporting people to remain independent within the community and their own homes
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.
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 enroll on the level 2 Health and Social Care qualification once you have completed your six month probation
Training and development opportunities including a career progression pathway
Union membership is optional with GMB who we work in partnership with to give our staff support and guidance
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