Palliative Home Care Support Worker - Various postcodes across Newcastle

Vacancy: Palliative Home Care Support Worker – Various postcodes across Newcastle

Summary

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

The purpose of this role is to provide support with kindness and compassion, enabling our customers to remain within their own home environment whilst receiving palliative care.

Additions

We offer guaranteed hour contracts
Paid five day induction program
Long sits and pop-in visits available
We pay an extra 20p on top every visit that you carry out, when completing pop-in visits
We pay 30p per business mile to car driver
Enhanced rates of pay made for bank holidays

Eligibility Required

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

Experience Required

Experience for this position is not required as you will be given full training on your commencement of employment with Be Caring Limited.

The Role

Palliative Home Care Support Workers are the backbone of the Home Care Department, who are the hands on workers supporting our customers every day. The role of a community based work and will see you visiting our customers in their own home setting, providing care which is delivered with compassion.

Your role will include the provision of personal care tasks and other intimate care tasks. Here at Be Caring we believe that end of life, Palliative care should be delivered in a way that ensuring our customers are safe and comfortable whilst being supported to remain at home.

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.

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

Be Caring Tyneside's Palliative Care Department have specific employees who are trained to provide you with in house training to meet the specific needs of our customers.

As a Palliative Home Care Assistant you will be specific trained in the following as and when our customers needs require such training:

Tracheotomy care
PEG feeds
Ventilation care
Midazolam training
Working with people with spinal injury, acquired brain injury, epilepsy and specialist neurological conditions including MND and Huntington’s disease
Intimate care, delivered with dignity
Emotional support

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