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Care Giver

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Care Giver

Passion for Support | Flexible Hours

Posted 20 months ago

Location type: Home Care

Closing date: Sunday 31st December 2023

Desired qualifications - Our Care Giver role requires no qualifications as full Care Certificate training will be provided and paid for.
Applicants must live in, or very close to, Calderdale. Be able to drive and have access to a car. Two references will be required. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service check) will be required. Have a mobile phone (data allowance paid).

 

Key responsibilities 

  • To support customers to live independently in their own home / community.
  • To take direction from the customer and/or their representatives regarding the support they wish to receive on a particular day/time and ensure that this is in line with their Individual Support Plan.
  • To support customers in undertaking a range of daily living tasks which may include:
  • Shopping
  • Light domestic duties i.e. laundry, cleaning etc
  • Managing their personal affairs/paperwork
  • Supporting clients at social activities, events, functions
  • Preparing meals
  • Personal care.
  • Use an App to check into and out of customer visits and complete visit information.
  • To develop effective, positive and respectful working relationships with customers.
  • To maintain professional standards and boundaries at all times.
  • To provide a truly person-centred approach to the delivery of Passion for Support services.
  • To work effectively on own initiative and also as part of the wider team.
  • To work closely with the Team Leader, Registered Manager and Support Co-ordinator to ensure a seamless and informed service is delivered to customers.
  • To work within, and adhere to, Passion for Support policies and operational procedures.
  • To attend regular 1-2-1 supervision sessions.
  • Keep up to date with relevant Health & Social Care policy.
  • To ensure all services are undertaken within an appropriate equal opportunities framework.

 

Professional development / Career progression

  • Regular supervision meetings with Line Manager.
  • Annual online refresher training courses.
  • After 1000 hours of care promoted to Experienced Care Giver and pay increase awarded.
  • Level 2 & 3 Diploma in Adult Health and Social Care paid for by the company.
  • After Diploma is passed promoted to Personal Assistant and pay increase awarded.
  • Additional training courses provided when relevant to the customers being cared for.
  • Additional relevant training courses can be requested.
  • Additional payment for undertaking an On Call role.
  • Able to apply for Team Leader roles when sufficiently experienced.

 

Additional information

  • Holiday pay accrues based on hours worked and hours travelled to a maximum of 28 days a year (including bank holidays).
  • Data allowance for using own mobile phone.
  • Paid for Blue Light discount card.
  • Quarterly reward scheme.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Bonus for introducing a staff member or customer.