Live-in Care Worker
Are you interested in a career in care?
How would you like to work for a company that values your contribution and provides ongoing training and development?
Home Support Matters is a Health and Social Care agency based within Norfolk and Suffolk and we provide a range of care and support services for adults with differing health and social care needs.
Our main priority for this job role is to find some great new care workers to work within a live-in care package. We are looking for people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that match our own - could this be you?
Previous care experience would be advantageous within this role, however specific training is available for this package.
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.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced care worker to work for a forward-thinking community interest company.
You will receive paid training in all aspects of care that are needed for this package. The customer has clinical needs therefore the customer and care workers are supported by the company's Lead Nurse to ensure that the necessary care needs are delivered to high standards by competent care workers.
The company is very supportive of individual's learning and development, and as well as providing a range of mandatory and additional work-related training, we also support employees with undertaking their NVQ training.
We are looking for Live-in Care Workers 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 a 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. Full driving licence essential.
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.
Keywords: Care Worker | Live-in | Support Worker | Social Care | Carer | Personal Care | Assisted Living | Complex Care
pension scheme paid training
Live-in position Week on/week off rota
- Positive attitude and great communication skills.
- Motivated by making a difference, and respectful towards others.
- Reliable, hardworking and trustworthy.
- Good timekeeping.
- Minimum of six months care experience within the community or care home setting.
- 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.
Home Support Matters delivers care and support across a wide range of home care services, ranging from visiting care to very specialist services. Our experience includes support for people with disabilities, reablement care for those recovering from illness or injury, care for the elderly, expert clinical care with nurse oversight, crisis support and flexible support for people with dementia.
We aim to provide highly flexible, person centred support that focuses on the needs and aspirations of the individual. Our support enables people to maintain a level of independence that is right for them. We aim to support people to live fulfilling and active lives in the heart of their communities.
We are an approved healthcare supplier to the NHS, and work with both Norfolk and Suffolk local authorities. Over the past 30 years we have developed good working relationships with local social work and community health teams. We support people across the whole of Norfolk and the Waveney Valley region of Suffolk.
- 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.
- 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.
- You will be expected to complete a comprehensive induction and training programme.
- 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.
Salary: £885.00 per week