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Senior Home Care Workers - Manchester & Trafford Areas, Drivers

Job Field:
Support Services Jobs
Speciality:
Care Assistant/Support Worker Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
All England
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary:
9 to 9.50 per hour
Salary Description:
£9 - £9.50 per hour + Paid holidays, paid induction training
Posted:
27-Jun-17
Recruiter:
Medacs Healthcare
Job Ref:
AW/SEN/17

Senior Domiciliary Care Workers - Required for the following areas: Longsight & Levenshulme (ideally Urdu speaking), Newton Heath & Clayton, Sale, Dukinfield, Stalybridge & Stretford.

As this is a mobile role, you must hold a full UK driving license and have unrestricted access to a vehicle.

With an enviable reputation for delivering high quality homecare services, Medacs Healthcare is quickly emerging as one of the UK's leading homecare providers. We design and deliver, customised home care packages to the elderly and vulnerable, to promote independence, well-being, dignity and quality of life.

Due to continued business growth , Medacs Healthcare are looking to recruit experienced Domiciliary Home Care Workers, who are looking to advance their career in Health & Social Care and to utilise their skill set, to join our ever expanding team of professional and committed Home Carers, who provide person centred support for the elderly and vulnerable in our communities.

Duties would include:-

* Ongoing support for our new Care Workers working in the community for example, helping with moving & handling, medication etc.
* Visiting Service User's in their own homes, collecting documentation, reviewing new care packages and ensuring they are completely satisfied with Medacs Healthcare services.
* Distributing PPE, holiday forms, timesheets, daily support records etc. to the Care Workers in the community.
* Spot checking Care Workers.
* Shadowing new Care Workers who have just completed their training and offering ongoing support as and when required.
* Reporting all findings to the Management Team.
* On-Call duties (on an alternate weekend basis).
* Supporting the day time office staff and the Out Of Hours team in the hands on delivery of care as and when required to ensure the needs of our Service User's are met.

The ideal candidate will hold a full UK driving license and have unrestricted access to a vehicle, ideally, a minimum of NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care, a minimum of 2 years care experience and a professional, caring and compassionate nature and be an excellent team player but have the ability to work on your own initiative. You must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and ideally, have experience in shadowing/mentoring Care Workers.

Shift patterns are 07.00 to 13.30 and 15.30 to 22.00 (you may work a mixture of both if desired) with alternate weekend's on-call. A £50.00 retainer will be paid when you are on- call, along with your usual hourly rate for any care you are required to give whilst on call. You must be available to work both shift patterns.

Full training and ongoing support will be provided, free uniforms, a fully refundable DBS and instant enrolment in the company pension scheme, competitive salary with a £50.00 retainer for on-call duties and the opportunity for career progression. We also operate a generous "refer a friend" scheme.

Closing Date:
19/07/2017

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