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Home Care Worker (Domiciliary Care)

Bideford

  • Various hours
  • 2022-08-31
  • £11.40 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 010822-31956

Due to increased growth and development of our services, we are looking for Support Workers to work in our Domiciliary Care & Enabling Services for older people and people with disabilities in Bideford and the surrounding area.  We are passionate about supporting people to continue to live independently at home.

You will support individuals with a range of activities including personal care, community access, preparation of food and household chores, and promote daily independence skills.

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

What we are looking for:

·         Drivers with a clean licence required, and preferably access to own vehicle with full business use insurance although we do have company vehicles that could be used.

·         Ideally you will have either one year’s experience in the care sector or a QCF in Health & Social Care.

What we offer:

·         Travel and mileage time paid.

·         Full uniform provided for Domiciliary Care workers.

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

·         Progression opportunities available.

Job location

Visiting clients homes across Bideford.

Job category

Care / support worker, Entry level roles, Home care / Domiciliary care, Learning disabilities

Profile

The Northam Care Trust 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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