Live In Care Worker

We are looking for people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that match our own - could this be you?

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced care worker to work for a forward-thinking community interest company. We are looking for a Live-in Care Worker to support a package of care for a gentleman who has complex care needs.

The purpose of this role is to support all his personal care and nutritional needs throughout the working day, and to support his health needs as required. He can make his own choices and decisions but has very limited physical capacity that the care worker will be expected to support.

The successful candidate will be required to work one week on and one week off. There is an additional Care Worker that visits each evening to support the live-in with personal care at each end of the shift, and to support the customer throughout the night.

The benefits of working with our caring and committed teams are: - Career progression opportunities; - Fully paid training programme; - Pension Scheme; - Flexible Hours; - A variety of work streams to suit skills and knowledge; - Paid mileage; - Company Mobile Phone; - Full PPE. - Personal Alarm - Free Uniform

Above all we want someone that shares in our values.

These are: - A commitment to quality and being the best we can - Treating the people we support with compassion - Showing dignity and respect to the people that they will be working with - Have trust and respect for all members of our team Additional Information:

Live-in package - working day will be approximately 07:30-21:30

Essential Skills

Personal Characteristics: - Positive attitude and great communication skills. - Motivated by making a difference, and respectful towards others. - Reliable, hardworking and trustworthy. - Good time keeping. - Minimum of six months care experience within the community or care home setting.

Desired Skills: - It would be desirable, but not essential to have worked with people with respiratory conditions and have knowledge of working with a NIPPY respirator. - A driver would be beneficial

Above all we want someone that shares in our values.

These are: - A commitment to quality and being the best we can - Treating the people we support with compassion - Showing dignity and respect to the people that they will be working with - Have trust and respect for all members of our team

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Please note

  1. If you are new to care, you may like to complete the Question of Care on the Skills for Care website or research Adult Social Care on YouTube before applying. This will introduce you to care and what it means to support people.
  2. Please note the closing date for this job vacancy; you will be contacted by email or text with the outcome of your application or, in the absence of an email address or mobile number, you will be written to.
  3. You will be expected to complete a comprehensive induction and training programme.
  4. If your application is successful and a conditional job offer is made you will expected to pay for your initial DBS check (enhanced version for vulnerable adults) and once you have received your reference number, you will be expected to sign up to the online DBS Update Service and will be responsible for the annual fee. 
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Salary: £129.88 per day
Location: Acle

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