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Support Workers/Care Assistants (Domiciliary Care)

Bideford

  • Various hours
  • Torridge
  • 31 Mar 2021
  • £9.66 - £10.00 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 220221-15626

Full & Part-time Opportunities

Due to increased growth and development of our services, we are looking for Support Workers to work in our Domiciliary Care Services to provide high quality personal care for older people or people with disabilities in Bideford and the surrounding area.  We are passionate about supporting people to enable them to continue to live independently at home.

You will provide person centred support in response to each individuals needs.  You will typically carry out multiple visits to people in their home and travel time and mileage between visits will be paid.

Lone working is required but only following full training and a shadow period.

What we are looking for:

·         Drivers with a clean licence and access to own vehicle with full business use insurance.

·         Flexibility to work over 7 days including evenings and possibly some nights.

What we offer:

·         Travel and mileage time paid.

·         Uniform and full PPE provided.

·         Fully paid induction, e-learning training programme and shadow shifts.

·         Progression opportunities available.

For an informal but meaningful discussion about the role please contact Sue or Georgina on 01237 477238.

Job category

Care worker, Entry level roles, Home care / Domiciliary care

Profile

The Northam Care Trust (formerly Northam Lodge) Offering Choices, Supporting Outcomes

Type of organisation

Charity

Sector

Health and social care

Description

The Northam Care Trust is a charity formed in 1978 and our mission is to support people with learning and physical disabilities in having choice and control in achieving the best possible quality of life, evidenced by real quality outcomes and supported by our passion for excellence.

We are based in Northam and Bideford in North Devon and have developed person centred support for people with profound and multiple learning and other disabilities and complex needs in residential and day activities. Excellent communication, respect, dignity, engagement, support for carers and a set of values and behaviours underpin our work and add value with personalisation at the core.

We are the only organisation in North Devon and North Cornwall providing this high care specialist service and we are a vital resource for families and carers whose relatives live in our accommodation or use our community support facilities including the range of day activities we offer at The Rose Hill Activity Centre.

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