Home Care Support Worker - Various postcodes across North Tyneside

Vacancy: Home Care Support Worker – Various postcodes across North Tyneside

Summary

Be Caring Tyneside are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic individuals to join our growing Domiciliary Home Care Department.

Working for Be Caring you will be part of a growing social enterprise where your ideas and input are actively encouraged through our employee Voice scheme. 

Here at Be Caring Limited our core values are what define the way we work (Be Kind, Be Proud, Be Safe, Be Involved Be Happy & Be the Best You Can Be). Do you share these values? if you do then Be Caring Tyneside could be the place for you.

Additions

We offer guaranteed hour contracts
We pay an extra 20p on top every visit that you carry out
We pay 30p per business mile to car driver
Enhanced rates of pay made for bank holidays
Paid five day induction program

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.

The Role

As a Home Care Assistant, 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 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
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

If you are successful in appointment of this position you will have the opportunity to complete:

Five days induction training
Care certificate
At least 16 hours shadowing an experienced member of the team
Apprenticeship/diploma in care
Any additional training required for your role

Any Specific Details relating to role

Intimate care, delivered with dignity
Emotional support
Administration/prompting of medication
Moving and positioning, including use of equipment

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