Home Support Worker - flexible-working

4 days left

Location
BH17 0NF, Poole
Salary
£9.50 - £9.76 per hour with £500 joining bonus
Posted
25 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
DOMPO
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible

Our flexible working environment

Working shifts are 7am till 2pm for days or 3pm till 10pm for nights, part time option being 2/3 shifts and full time being 4 or 5 shifts a week. The position does include working alternative weekends. 

Driving licence and car required.

Where we are based

Specialist Care at Home - Unit 10, New Fields Business Park, Poole, Dorset, BH17 0NF

A little bit more about us

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

What we offer

  • Pay £9.50 - £9.76 per hour (depending on experience)
  • Paid travel time
  • Paid mileage at 40p per mile
  • £500 joining bonus (t's and c's apply)
  • Fast-track career options, e.g. into nursing or management roles
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Weekend, night and bank holiday enhancements
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

The Role

Domiciliary care is provided to people who still live in their own homes but who require additional support with household tasks, personal care or any other activity that allows them to maintain their independence and quality of life. Anyone at any stage of life could require domiciliary care including those with learning disabilities, sensory impairment or physical disabilities. As a domiciliary care worker you will be an essential part of their daily routine and the person you are assisting is relying on you to maintain their independence. You will support and assist service users in all household duties and personal care tasks and devlelop relationships of mutual respect and trust with the service users, by being open in all forms of communication and by being continuously supportive

A little bit about you

This role does not provide accommodation, you will be travelling from house to house in the local area of Poole in Dorset. You're a compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. You’re good at using your initiative and working well under pressure. To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older, frail people. In return, you get excellent support, quality training and fast-track career opportunities from one of the UK’s leading care providers. It is essential you can drive.

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