Senior Home Care Assistant - Days 8am until 6pm
- Southport, UK
- Date Advert Closes: 31st October 2021
We are proud to have been serving our local community in Southport & Formby since 2007. Our mission is to support as many people as possible through their ageing journey, enabling them to live well, avoid social isolation, maintain a sense of purpose and to remain independent for as long as possible within their own home. This role will play a vital part in supporting that mission.
We are looking for an experienced CAREGiver with knowledge and experience of working in the homecare sector and who is looking for an opportunity to gain further experience working for a high quality service provider who puts people at the forefront of what we do. Duties will include:
- Providing high quality care to clients in their own homes
- Providing emergency cover for absence, sickness, holidays and new clients
- Introducing and mentoring CAREGivers
- Provide field training and support to new and existing CAREGivers
- Contributing to the ongoing quality assurance of our service
You will work an average of 40 hours per week on the following basis:
- Four days working on shift, four days off
- Shifts are 08:00 unitl 18:00
As this is a field based role you will be required to work anywhere in our territory so you must have access to reliable transport in order to reach clients homes.
The annual salary is £19,500 pa plus.
You must be an experienced CAREGiver/Care Worker who wishes to progress in their career and you will already hold health & social care qualifications, above all you must be caring, empathetic and believe in providing the very best care & support with dignity and respect for individuals. You will be experienced in medication administration, be familiar with using electronic record keeping and have a good understanding of safeguarding, the mental capacity act and have excellent people skills.
We provide ongoing support, business travel expenses, workplace pension, shopping club benefits & referral bonus along with an excellent employee assistance programme & paid holiday entitlement.
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.
For a more information or an informal chat please call the office and ask for Laura or Ellen on 01704 547938, alternatively please email your CV to [email protected]