Home Care Support Worker - Various postcodes across South Leeds

Vacancy: Home Care Support Worker – Leeds

Summary

We require community-based Home Care Support Workers to work across the South of Leeds, providing care and support to people at home. You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

Guaranteed minimum hours contract available with paid holidays and bank holidays
Various shifts available; early from 7am, lunch, evening/teas and lates/bedtimes
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below

Additions

Full DBS and 2-week induction

Eligibility Required

Full enhanced DBS will be applied for, paid for by Be Caring Ltd.

Experience Required

Experience is not essential as full training and support will be provided. We simply ask for our employees to be committed to providing quality care to our customers and that you are passionate about caring for others.

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 of 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-centered support in the community that enables those who we support to to remain independent and safe in their own home and able to live happy and fulfilled lives.

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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