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2018-02-02 Home Care Job Title: Support Worker

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 03 Jan 2018

Job Location: Darlington , Durham

Company:

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Salary: £7.65 to £9.00 per hour mileage allowance

Hours: Part Time

Contact Name: amanda jackson

Job Reference: fountains

Description

Fountains home care is a family run business that offer the very highest standard of care to all service users within their own home in and around the Darlington area and surrounding villages.

We are committed to providing first class care to both the private sector and sub-contracting to the continuing health care team.

The Role:

  • Care offered either short term or long term to service users in their own homes
  • Morning , lunchtime , teatime and Bedtime visits also sitting
  • Washing and dressing
  • Showering/bathing
  • Prompting of medications / Collecting prescriptions
  • Prepare and assist with meals
  • End of life care and support
  • Rehabilitation (working alongside physiotherapists)

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Caring nature
  • Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual
  • Be a very motivated and enthusiastic person
  • High standards of care and be compassionate
  • NVQ level 2 or higher or willing to undertake this
  • Driver/Own Car is essential

Benefits

  • Full training provided including care certificate if appropriate.
  • Other training including QCF (NVQ)
  • Flexible hours (full or part time)
  • Holiday pay (pro-rata).
  • Good rates of pay depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Mileage allowance

If you are passionate about providing the best care possible within the community and being part of a growing company with a good reputation, then apply and be part of the team.

*This role is subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS*

Job Type: part-time

£7.65-£9.00 depending on qualifications

Required experience:

Experience within the care sector would be required, but not essential as full training will be provided.

Car driver essential.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • NVQ 2