Home Carer / Support Worker / Care Assistant

Recruiter
Anderson Wright Consulting Ltd
Location
Falkirk
Salary
£8.60 - 8.60 per hour + Training & Travel Expenses
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
HOME CARER / SUPPORT WORKER / CARE ASSISTANT - FALKIRK OR GLASGOW - FULL TIME OR PART TIME (MIN 16 HOURS) - £8.60 PH + TRAVEL TIME & MILEAGE

Home Carer / Support Worker / Care Assistant required for our client who is an award winning provider of home care services to the elderly and people with disability.

Our value their work force and invest heavily in their skills and personal development to ensure they can deliver the highest quality of care and support to people using their services. Their vision is to enable community care workers to fulfill their full potential and professionalism. To ensure that the services are delivering the highest of standards, they provide on-going training and support to all staff. Full training is given at the induction stage of the recruitment process.

They are only considering candidates who are willing to work full time/part time on a shift pattern which will work as follows: Week 1- Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday / Week 2- Monday, Thursday & Friday (Weekend work is reduced in comparison with throughout the week).

If you would like to be a part of the team then read on.

THE ROLE

- As a Home Carer / Support Worker / Care Assistant you will be working as part of a team providing home care to individuals in order for clients to live an independent lifestyle in their own home.
- Assist clients in all aspects of their care needs; provide supervision and attention also ensuring clients retain their comfort and dignity
- Prepare meals and assist clients who need help during meal times.
- Perform household tasks such as dusting, vacuuming, cleaning and other as specified in the care plan
- Accompany clients on shopping, hospital and dental trips
- Provide companionship at home and on social outings
- You will be allocated your own clients and as part of a small team, you will provide continuity of care
- Hours will include evenings & weekends
- They are only considering candidates who are willing to work full time/part time on a shift pattern which will work as follows: Week 1- Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday / Week 2- Monday, Thursday & Friday (Weekend work is reduced in comparison with throughout the week).
- Our client has opportunities in Falkirk & Glasgow
- You will ideally have a full driving licence and your own car

THE CANDIDATE

- Experience within a similar role is desired but not essential
- Good verbal and written English skills
- You will ideally have a full driving licence and access to your own transport
- Successful applicants MUST register for the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) and this cost will be paid by the individual
- SVQ level 2 or 3 in care desirable or a willingness to undertake SVQ in level 2 or 3 training
- Ideally a Health & Safety / First Aid / Food Hygiene / Moving & Handling certification
- Naturally you will be caring, friendly and patient
- You MUST be reliable as clients depend on you for their day to day care
- Living in or around Falkirk

THE BENEFITS

- £8.60 Per hour
- 28 days holiday (pro rata)
- Paid training which includes dementia and Parkinson's
- Work in your local area
- Career development with the option of working towards your SVQ
- Paid mileage (allowance) and travel time
- Full or Part time roles available
- Award winning care provider

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HOME CARER / SUPPORT WORKER / CARE ASSISTANT - FALKIRK OR GLASGOW - FULL TIME OR PART TIME (MIN 16 HOURS) - £8.60 PH + TRAVEL TIME & MILEAGE

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