Home Carers (Newport)

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Part Time, Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
Up to £7.85 ph (35p per mile)
Posted:
24/11/2016
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Reach
Job Ref:
00027

Domiciliary Care
Ref 00027
Home Carers, Up to £7.85 ph (35p per mile) 
Based across Newport

1. Full Time hours between 7:00-23:00 Monday to Sunday
2. Weekends only: Up to 16 hour contracts Weekend working windows are - 7:00-15:00 & 16:00-23:00

No previous experience required, we recruit the right people based on behaviour, attitude and a will to provide care If you want to work for a company that cares for its carers, this is the company for you. That's all you need is a passion for caring, and a good work ethic, with a positive attitude. We can supply you with the tools and support you need

Who are we?
We are reach and we support people in their own homes to live the life they want. We are part of the Pobl Group, and we provide housing and support which makes a real difference to people's lives. We do this by putting people first and shaping our service to each and every person reach in Newport are looking for Home Carers to join our established service. Our objective is to allow people to stay living in their homes independently through providing them with the support they need

What's the role?
We are reach Care at Home and we support people in their own homes to live the life they want We are looking to further develop our busy Care at Home team to ensure that the people we are supporting get the care they need. We are looking for staff with excellent communication skills and a desire to work with people from different backgrounds with varying needs

Who we are looking for?
As the ideal candidate you must have a desire to work with predominantly elderly people in their own homes, supporting them with activities of daily living including washing, dressing, personal care, shopping, cooking and light cleaning duties. You must have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle to be able to travel between houses A background of working in care would be useful, but not essential. More importantly we are looking for someone with an enthusiasm for caring. We appreciate good work ethics, as well as positive attitudes and behaviours. With your genuine love of care, we can provide you with all the tools you'll need. We tailor your development dependant on current skills and experience through our comprehensive pre-employment training, induction and ongoing structured support. With all of the above, your confidence and competency will grow within the role. This could lead to a long career within the extended group, where opportunities to develop are endless

The ideal candidate you will have:

  • Experience in supporting people, or a will to develop in this area
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent written and report writing skills
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Confident in lone working
  • A driver with own transport (as shifts can start/finish out of public transport running times)

What's in it for you?
As a member of the reach Care at Home team, you will have the opportunity to work varied hours, which match your circumstances. You will have the opportunity to meet many different people, helping them in very different ways to lead a full life. As part of a large organisation you will have access to excellent training, support with professional development

You will be fully supported by a Team Manager who will support you with training and development needs. So even if you haven’t any formal care experience, reach is able to offer you the tools you need to make a career in care a success!

So this truly is an exciting opportunity for you to develop both your career and personally

For this role you will require an Enhanced DBS check, which we will arrange for you

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Company Description

We are reach and we support people in their own homes to live the life they want. The support we offer people is designed for each person. It can range from supporting people 24 hours a day to just a few hours support.
We provide housing and support which makes a real difference to people’s lives. We do this by putting people first and shaping our service to each and every person.
A career with reach gives you the opportunity to make a real difference to the people we support. No matter what stage you’re at in your career, a role with reach will see you directly contributing to the care and support we provide, so you’ll never finish a day’s work wondering what you’ve achieved.
Our people are our most important asset, we simply can’t provide great quality care without the talent, commitment and expertise of our team. So we support our people to become the best they can be, so you’ll receive all the training you need and a range of professional development opportunities to ensure you grow as we grow.

Closing Date:
22/12/2016

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