Health Care Support Workers / Care Assistants Days or Nights

Location
Norfolk
Salary
£10.50 per hour
Posted
30 Jan 2018
Closes
31 Mar 2018
Ref
EHCW
Sector
Carers
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Nights
Job Level
Entry level

15 x Enhanced Home Care Support Workers for Carewatch covering day and night shifts in Norfolk.

We are recruiting for 15 experienced Care Assistants to work as part of a multi-disciplinary hospital discharge and rapid response team in West, North and South Norfolk areas. Opportunities are available to work days or nights. 

In each area we need 5 experienced Enhanced Home Care Support Workers who will respond to the needs of the service users. 3 people working days and 2 on nights you will work with each service user and their multi-disciplinary teams for 72 hours to assess and transfer needs. You will be responsible for ensuring the service user is safe and healthy and has access to everything they need to remain independent in their own home. This could be making sure the heating is on, checking there is food in the fridge and making sure they have access to any equipment they may need.

You’ll need previous care experience and the confidence to work with a variety of health and social care professionals. Extensive travel is necessary in this role so you will need to be a driver with access to a car for work.

You’ll be helping your customers with personal care, such as;

  • Getting up and ready for the day
  • Washing
  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Toileting
  • Getting ready for bed

And practical tasks, such as laundry, cleaning, tidying, meal preparation and cooking, doctor’s appointments and shopping.

We will support you with:

  • Excellent rates of pay equivalent to £10.50 per hour
  • Set shifts and guaranteed hours
  • Free smart phone with call and data allowance
  • Free induction and refresher training
  • Free uniforms
  • Day and Night shifts available
  • Free Criminal Record Check
  • 28 days paid holidays
  • Career development and the opportunity to study NVQ

The rates of pay for the two night care worker positions are equivalent to £10.50 when with a service user but there may be quieter periods whereby no visits are required. During this time we will pay you £7.83 per hour to be available to work / on call and if you are called to work you will switch to £10.50 per hour. Should you wish to make your hours up with day care assistant work we would be able to accommodate this.

You may be working alone or as part of a double up team so existing double up teams are welcome to apply.

Carewatch support all of our staff in their ability to excel and achieve and are always looking for Care Workers who want to progress further, to care co-ordinator, quality officer and beyond.

This role is subject to a DBS check and you will need to provide proof of a full UK driving license and your right to reside and work in the UK.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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