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Homecare Workers

  • Various hours
  • Plymouth
  • ££9.00 a hour
  • 31 Dec 2020
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Casual
  • Job code: 231018-3992

As a Domiciliary worker you will be providing care in peoples own homes assisting our service users to live full, interesting lives but still staying within the comfort of their own home. You will assist service users with their general health and personal care needs within the comfort of their own home.

The ideal candidate will have a genuine desire to work in care. You must have a caring attitude and a positive, sociable disposition, be passionate about helping the vulnerable, be respectful towards others, have excellent communication skills and know exactly when you should listen and when you need to step in and help. You must be fully flexible to work within the domiciliary care environment and it goes without saying that you have great attention to detail and always remain calm under pressure.

The homecare workers role will include:

Companionship – To provide companionship to the Client, actively talking and listening to them about their interests. You’ll get to know the people you’re caring for and understand exactly what they want and need, helping them achieve things that they wouldn’t be able to do by themselves, allowing them to live independently.

Personal care – To undertake the tasks detailed in the Client’s care and support plan using a person-centred approach and in the least intrusive way.

Medication support.

Be reliable, compassionate, honest and patient.
To encourage the independence and motivation of the Client and not foster dependent behaviour.
To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan.
To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with Clients.

To accompany the Client on trips into the community.
To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the Client, whilst respecting the Client’s choice and right. By listening and understanding, you’ll treat all our customers with dignity, patience and compassion, developing relationships based on trust and reassurance.

Flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
Hours:  Nurseplus Homecare services offer flexible work. Morning, day, night and weekend calls are available.

Essential details:

Qualifications required:
You must have the right to work within the UK
Good level of written and verbal English
Drivers are essential for this role
Experience in care would be a bonus but is not essential.  We will support you every step of the way and ensure you are confident and competent in the role before you are left to lone work.  This support will be ongoing throughout your care career with us.

Benefits of working for Nurseplus-

Flexible Hours - To suit your needs, full or part-time, days, evening, weekends
Excellent Weekly Pay - Competitive hourly rate
FREE Training - In-line with Care Certificate
FREE Uniform after completion of training
FREE DBS *terms apply
Refer a friend scheme - Earn £100 for every friend you refer *Terms apply.
Reputable Agency - Established in 2005
Full support - Expert training, supervision and ongoing support
Full career development support - Nurseplus is a growing company with a variety of opportunities for career progression

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

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Job location

Job category

Home care / Domiciliary care

Profile

Nurseplus UK Ltd National Nursing & Care Agency with ongoing recruitment

Website NursePlusUK

Type of organisation

Agency

Sector

Health and social care

Description

Welcome to Nurseplus

We are a specialist Health and Nursing care agency operating since 2005, our aim is to provide a quality care service to our staff and clients from our office network throughout the UK.

If you are looking for work in the Health Care sector, Nurseplus can help.  We are specialists in healthcare recruitment and have 58 branches, UK wide. Whether your job search means looking for full-time employment or just a little extra money by topping up your hours.

We offer work for Healthcare Assistants, Registered Nurses, Support Workers, Homecare Staff and Nursery Assistants in a variety of locations and establishments. We offer a wide range of excellent benefits including; competitive rates of pay, full training inline with the care certificate, free uniform & DBS* and other benefits such as a company lottery, loyalty points scheme and more.

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Nurseplus have a variety of staffing solutions for nursing & residential homes, hospitals, mental health & supported living environments and nurseries. We offer nursing and care agency and permanent staffing options.

Nurseplus run a quality recruitment service that provides agency staff from our network of 58 offices nationwide. Our rigorous recruitment process ensures that we employ only those who are passionate about the well-being of our clients and the service they provide.
Our nurses and care workers complete rigorous pre-employment checks and recruitment procedures, as part of our comprehensive quality control programme. We can provide short or long-term staff cover, whether it be a shift to cover sickness or a maternity contract. Nurseplus offer an out of hours on-call service, enabling us to cover your shifts at any time.

Top 5 things our staff like about working in care:

Rewarding
Being happy – making clients smile and laugh
Helping clients get their independence back
Satisfaction and appreciation received from service users
Meeting different people of all ages/backgrounds

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