Care Support Worker job in Sheffield at Flexicare At Home

Care Support Worker

Company: Flexicare at Home

Location: Wakefield UK

Date Posted:May 07, 2018

Flexicare At Home are currently recruiting for full and part time carers in the Horbury, Sandal, Durkar, Lupset and Wrenthorpe  area of Wakefield.As travel time and fuel allowance is paid to and from your own home, you will need to live in one of the above areas before being considered for an interview.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeSalary: £7.85 - £8.22 per hour dependent on qualificationsTravel Allowance: 60p per mile including to and from your home to the clientJob Location: Horbury, Sandal, Durkar, Lupset, Wrenthorpe, West YorkshireWe accommodate availability for our carers as much as possible and always honour contracted hours.Whether you are an experienced carer or are new to care, if you have that genuine caring nature and willingness to learn and develop your knowledge, we have a role for you. A full induction and training programme is provided for all carers.As a Flexicare carer you will be supporting vulnerable adults with a person-centred approach that leads to a much improved quality of life. You will experience an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling role. Our Support Workers empower people with support needs to live the lives they want to lead.You will be helping people by being a reassuring and consistent contact that enhances their emotional and psychological well-being by providing personal care and companionship in their own homes. This might mean helping to prepare meals, some light domestic duties, accompanying people on appointments,shopping trips or other outings.As we provide continuity of care you will be making a real difference to a small group of individuals on a regular basis. We aim to allocate the same carers to each person, therefore promoting a friendly and healthy service to all.You will be changing people’s lives for the better.Main DutiesDeliver all aspects of personal careFacilitating social activities and education/work e.g. visiting family/friends, walks, cinema/theatre, meals out and other recreational activities of their choice.Monitoring individual’s progress and recording notes on daily record sheets.Liaise with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each service user.Delivering person centred care, supporting individuals to achieve their goals and aspirations.Appropriate records are kept of the service users progress and activities.To empathise and actively listen in a sensitive manner accessing appropriate additional support where necessary.To support service users to access appropriate health care provisions enabling them to make an informed choice regarding any prescribed treatment, seeking advice where necessary.To create opportunities for service users to develop, establish and maintain personal relationships and social networks, which encourage greater participation and integration in the community.General housekeeping e.g. cooking, shopping, domestic duties etc, and helping Service Users to maintain all aspects of their domestic lives.We welcome everyone into the industry even with little or no experience, full training and induction will be provided by the Flexicare at Home team.Successful applicants must:Be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UKHave a full UK driving licence and access to a carBe willing to undertake a DBS Check, this only applies to candidates who don't have a Portable DBS.Be able to provide satisfactory references for the past 5 years including any gaps in employment.Have experience of supporting people who display challenging behaviour.You will be genuinely passionate about delivering high quality care, be compassionate, empathetic, a good listener; patient and understanding, responsible, committed, reliable and flexible.If you are just looking for a job then a position with Flexicare at Home is not for you. However, if you have an interest in changing a person’s life for the better, read on.What we offer:A full training programmePaid travel time and a generous mileage allowanceA competitive hourly rate of payPremiumrates of pay dependent on qualificationsA comprehensive induction programme with certificates given for each module.The opportunity to complete QCF levels 2 and 3 (formally NVQ) in Health and Social Care.Access to a wide range of distance learning courses including end of life care and mental health awareness.Full support throughout your employment including shadowing to build your confidence, regular observations, supervisions and appraisals.Enrolment on our unique 9-month ‘Psychology of Care’ course.Part time and full time positions availableFull DBS check free of charge.Uniforms and an equipment bag provided.Supportive office staff. We have 4 care managers who will support you throughout your employment.24 hour emergency on-call line.Regular staff meetings.60 p mileage allowanceDouble pay on Bank Holidays.A refer a friend scheme worth £100 on completion of a successful probation periodA free monthly draw with various prizes worth £50Flexicare At Home are a family run business based in West Yorkshire and approved by the Government’s Care Quality Commission who specialise in practical care and emotional support services in the comfort of that all-important place – a person’s own home.We strive to provide our staff with plenty of support, training and encouragement.We are seeking a warm, compassionate and reliable home care assistant to enable our service users to remain in the comfort and safety of their own home.If you would like to work for a nurturing, rewarding and committed employer who values staff and those we care for, please contact a member of the HR team on 01924 251166 for more information.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeSalary: £7.85 - £8.22 per hour dependent on qualificationsTravel Allowance: 60p per mile including to and from your home to the clientJob Location: Horbury, Sandal, Durkar, Lupset, Wrenthorpe, West Yorkshire You must have a full driving licence and access to a car as you are required to travel between service users own homes. 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