Home Carer – Drivers for Complex Services In Gateshead – Tyneside

Vacancy: Home Carer – Drivers for Complex Services In Gateshead – Tyneside

Summary

Experienced care workers required to join our Complex Care department. We are looking for passionate, values-driven people to provide personalised care and support to our customers living within the Gateshead area.

Vacancies: Full and Part Time / Drivers and Walkers
Shifts: 7:00am - 3:00pm or 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Pay for complex: £9.70 p/hr (20p visit payment included)
Paid holidays and bank holidays
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated
Training and Learning: paid induction, care certificate, level 2 & 3 in health and social care
Other benefits: paid DBS, gift vouchers for birthdays and Christmas, refer a friend scheme

Additions

Mileage paid at 40p per mile for drivers

Eligibility Required

Full enhanced DBS check will be carried out by Be Caring Limited any offer of employment is subject to the information gathered at this time.

Experience Required

Previous experience working within the adult social care sector is essential with a minimum of 12 months on the job experience.

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.

The Role

Your role as a Community Home Carer 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

Specialist training led by on in house clinical lead will be provided, dependent on the needs of individual services.

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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