Homecare Worker/Care Assistant

Recruiter
Firstpoint Homecare Ltd
Location
Thirsk/Sowerby
Salary
£7.75 - £8.50/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for caring, reliable and customer focused individuals who want to join our expanding agency as a Care Worker.

The role of Care Worker will be delivering personal and practical care to our clients, usually in their own homes, encouraging their independence to an optimum level. The Care Worker will also be required to complete documentation and to attend training and meetings.

Duties will include:

• Assisting clients with all aspects of their personal care;
• Assisting clients with all aspects of medication;
• Assist clients with all aspects of their meal preparation;
• Supporting clients in the use of aids and personal equipment;
• Supporting clients with home management
• Helping in the promotion of clients’ mental and physical activities.
• Palliative care

The benefit of working with us includes:

• Regular shift Patterns (Apply online only) and (Apply online only))
Work every other weekend
• Occasional 24hr split shifts, including days or night shifts
• Excellent rates of pay (including mileage)
• Thorough initial training and induction;
• Regular training on various, relevant subject areas to develop you; and
• Friendly and supportive environment with constant access to Senior Carers and Nurses who can provide a wealth of knowledge and expertise.
• NVQ 2 and 3 Health and Social Care funding and short courses available on request

To apply for the role of Care Worker, all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and will be required to complete a DBS check (formally known as s CRB).

Due to the nature of the role applicants must be mobile; being a car driver would be advantageous