Health Social Care Assistant Jobs

  • Liverpool, UK
  • Full-time
  • Date Advert Closes: 30th April 2021

Company Description

Are you looking for a career in Care! Then train to be a CAREGiver with Home Instead ! Our vulnerable clients need your skills to help them stay safe and well in their homes. Duties include:

  • Personal care
  • Nails, hair, beauty
  • Washing and dressing
  • Music and exercise
  • Cooking
  • Help with medication
  • Companionship and wellbeing
  • Helping with digital skills

96% of our CAREGivers say they are proud to work for Home Instead

92% would refer us to their friends

We provide all the necessary training such as; Medication, Basic Life Support, Moving And Handling etc 

We pay  £10.50 per hour midweek & £11 at weekends.

Job Description

We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference to the quality of life for our clients to join our team in Liverpool Central & North as a CAREGiver. As a CAREGiver, you will provide a variety of non-medical services to help them keep independent in their own home.

The requirements of the role varies from client to client, but you may be required to help with, Aspects of personal care i.e toileting, assisting with personal hygiene, to meal preparation, medication prompts, homecare i.e. washing, laundry, and general cleaning duties, as well as companionship so accompanying the client to shops, pharmacies and attending social groups and activities. We also specialise in Alzheimer's and dementia care but full training is provided. No experience is required as full training is provided

The care we provide at Home Instead is based around 24 hours a day 7 days per week and we require our CAREGivers to commit to at least 2 long days midweek and to work Saturday and Sunday every other week.

Our clients usually have breakfast, lunch, tea,  bed and overnight calls depending on the level of care that they require

You would be required to have your own driving licence and vehicle as this is essential due to current circumstances 

Qualifications

You will not need any experience of working in the care setting or interacting with older people but it would be desirable if you do . This could be personal experience of caring for a family member or voluntary experience. You will need to have a passion for supporting others and pride yourself on delivering an outstanding service. You will need be reliable, trustworthy and respectful. You will need to enjoy building professional friendships and are comfortable in spending time in the company of others.

Additional Information

As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay up to £11 per hour, excellent support, holiday pay, mileage, refer a friend bonus, opportunity for progression and extra qualifications as we offer NVQ Level 1,2 and 3 in Health & Social Care  

We pay up to £11 per hour

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and have a high-degree of  flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on 0151 526 1225 or via email - [email protected]

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.

Please see the quote below from one of our new starters Naomi who we have supported her journey to become a qualified CAREGiver 

“I joined Home Instead after they put me through a qualification  Level 1 Introduction to Health and Social Care as I was completely new to care. I have gained strength, courage, and confidence by every bit of experience I have had so far with Home Instead. I absolutely love the job that I am doing, it gives me joy knowing that I can make another persons life that little bit better every day and making a difference to the most vulnerable in my community”

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