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2018-01-15 Home Care Job Title: Home Support Care Worker
Job Setting: Clients Home
Job Role: Carer / Support Worker
Date Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Job Location: Newcastle upon Tyne , Tyne & Wear
Company: Age UK Newcastle
Salary: £7.50 per hour
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Contact Name: Vanessa Nogueras
Do you enjoy the company of people, are you reliable, able to work flexibly, have good communication skills, and are willing to learn how to meet the individual needs of the person you are assisting?
If the answer is YES, then you may be interested to find out more about vacancies we have supporting people in Newcastle.
Duties may include assisting with personal care, assistance with social opportunities and accessing work.
We have a range of hours available between 16 to 30 hours per week.
5.6 weeks of holiday per year, pro rata to hours worked.
Paid Disclosure and Barring Service certificate (DBS).
Free uniforms and PPE provided
Pay and Allowances:
Current salary rate is £7.50 per hour (also paid for shadowing).
Travel time is paid at £7.50 per hour.
Car mileage rate is 25p per mile.
Average salary per week is £350 and salaries are paid on a fortnightly basis.
Non-drivers; A percentage of travel card cost is covered dependent on caseload and distance travelled.
Mobile phone allowance is paid for service related calls.
Qualifications and training:
QCF Level 2/Level 3 qualifications are desirable but not essential as we offer full training
Comprehensive company induction programme and care certificate training.
Our induction and continuation training is largely online-based however, some training is more traditional as a legal requirement.
Valuing our staff:
Person-centred care is at the hub of everything we do. Age UK Newcastle as part of this policy ensures everyone working for us feels valued and respected. Our management team are available for help, advice, guidance and mentoring when required; regular supervision meetings ensure you are aware of development needs and for you to raise any issues or development needs you might have.
We make every effort to ensure you receive the hours requested dependent on caseload.
As well as a range of general vacancies, we are looking for staff to join a small team working in the Jesmond area, supporting a professional musician with all personal, domestic and social needs. It is essential that you have a full driving licence, valid for the UK, as you will be driving our customer to work using his vehicle, to appointments and social functions. There will also be opportunities to travel to events across the UK and abroad with him. Hours available are every Monday and Thursday 9am - 12am, and alternate Fridays and Sundays 9am - 12am.