Home Care Support Worker – Full and Part Time Drivers for Complex Care Services – Gateshead

Vacancy: Home Care Support Worker – Full and Part Time Drivers for Complex Care Services – Gateshead

Summary

We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate individuals to provide personalised care and support our customers within the Gateshead area with complex needs.

Successful candidates will be integral in providing care that promotes good health, independence and well-being.

Driving licence holder with access to own vehicle for work purposes.

Salary: £9p/hr
Vacancies: Full & Part Time
Shifts: 7:00am-9:00pm or 7:00am-3:00pm / 3:00pm-9:00pm
Training and Learning: Paid Induction, Care Certificate, Level 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care.
Other Benefits: Paid DBS, Gift Vouchers for Birthday and Christmas, Refer a Friend Scheme

Additions

Mileage paid at 30p per mile

Eligibility Required

Driving Licence with access to own vehicle. Enhanced DBS check will be carried out and paid for by Be Caring Limited

Experience Required

Previous experience is an advantage but not essential as specific training tailored to the customers individual needs will be given by our Registered Nurse.

The Role

Your role as a Complex Home Care Support Worker will be to provide person-cantered support to enable our customers to continue to live within their own home settings.

All 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, provided to both male and female customers
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

Be Caring Limited is 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'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.
Be Caring Tyneside is part of the wider Be Caring Ltd group. Our values and vision promoting the improvement of our local communities, customer/employee engagement and shaping the future of social care.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes interest from people of all ages and backgrounds to join our Home Care Support Teams.

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
FREE ACCESS to Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 confidential advice and emotional support for issues including health, lifestyle and wellbeing
Unique partnership with the GMB Union demonstrating our commitment to our employee-owners
Refer a friend scheme, cash incentives when your referred person has joined the organisation

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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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