Published
May 21, 2024
Location
Biggleswade Area
Job Type
Job Code
NA48292
Salary
£12-£14 per hour
Contact Name
Natalie Adler

Description

Our client is looking to recruit permanent Domiciliary Carers, you will be reporting to the Area Supervisor/Care Services Manager

You will be providing care in accordance with best practice and legislative requirements, reflecting policies and procedures and agreed standards under the direction of the Senior Carer/Nurse. Supporting and enabling service users to maintain skills and personal interests, while delivering person-centred care unique to each individual. Maintaining skills at a current level and undertake such training and development as required, from time-to-time, to maintain and progress knowledge. You will be working at the services clients homes.

Working Hours: **

To be agreed on an individual basis, hours will include every other weekend. Available hours: 07:00 - 11:00, 11:00 - 15:00, 15:00 - 18/19:00 hours. 18:30 - 22:30 hours.

£12.00 per hour Monday to Friday & £14.00 per hour Saturday & Sunday (travelling time is paid). Travel expenses paid at 35p per mile. Weekly pay.

After 6 months probationary period, pension is paid by employer at 8%.

Bluelight Card Scheme available

Responsibilities:

Ensure that service users are at the heart of care delivery and their wishes and preferences are taken into consideration to enhance their wellbeing.

  • To contribute to the efficient running of the service
  • Support service users to maintain their relationships and connections with the local community
  • Ensure care plans and other information about how to support service users are followed
  • Be responsible for informing the Area Supervisor/Care Services Manager of any changes in the needs of service users
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of those individuals they support

Working with Others:

  • Develop effective working relationships with other employees within the service
  • Work in cooperation with members of the multidisciplinary teams to maximise opportunities for service users
  • If desired by the service user, maintain and develop relationships with their family, friends and other people important in their life

Leading by Example:

Other duties and responsibilities to be undertaken may include any (or all) of the items in the following list:

  • Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Be a role model for other carers and be an ambassador for the service
  • Be professional, polite and reasonable at all times

Personal and Professional Development: **

  • Have a knowledge of, and work within, the Fundamental Standards
  • Understand the regulatory framework that governs the service, including the role of the CQC and its requirements
  • Commit to achieving the relevant qualifications commensurate with the role
  • Attend statutory training and any other training as directed by management
  • Understand and follow all policies and procedures relevant to the role
  • Be open to learning opportunities

Working Together: **

  • Involve service users, families, external agencies and colleagues
  • Speak up when things go wrong

Respect and Dignity:

  • Understand person-centred care and can demonstrate treating people as individuals and respecting choices
  • Promoting independence and encouraging appropriate risk taking

Everybody Counts:

  • Ensuring no one is discriminated against or excluded
  • Understand human rights and impact on care delivery
  • Facilitating people to ‘speak up’ about concerns and acting upon them

Commitment to Quality of Care:

  • Striving for quality in everything we do recognising and understanding what quality in care means for people using the services
  • Being accepting about criticism and focusing on improvement
  • Being open to new opportunities for learning and identifying the limits of skills and knowledge

Compassion:

  • Treating people with kindness
  • Understanding the importance of empathy in all areas of employment
  • Understanding the values of others and always providing a caring service

Improving Lives:

  • Focus on how things could be done better and sharing ideas
  • Understanding of wellbeing and what is important to people using the service
  • Improving outcomes for people
  • Ensuring appropriate services are provided for people using the services

Company Values:

Our values are simple. We strive to offer excellent, trained and reliable staff providing excellent and affordable home health care and community-based social services to individuals and families of Home Counties. It is our goal to employ competent, caring, and well-trained individuals who are responsive to the needs of our service users, their families, and the communities we serve. Each staff member will meet the educational and training requirements for the services they provide. We encourage and support continued education of each service provider. In turn, our agency will provide staff with competitive compensation, an inviting work environment, and knowledgeable, trustworthy management and direction.

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