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Home Care Assistant – Annesley Woodhouse

Home Care Assistant – Annesley Woodhouse

Your Home Care

Your Home Care has a simple mission: now and for the long term, to deliver uniquely personalised and outstanding care within our clients’ own homes. We deliver care, support and companionship in ways that bring real improvements in our clients’ quality of life – and in the lives of their wider families. We value our community and know the importance of treating everyone with respect; maintaining human dignity is a fundamental right and our staff take this seriously.

As a Home Care Assistant, you will receive the following staff benefits:

· Company profit bonus

· Loyalty bonus

· Early pay (access to already earned wages)

· Blue Light Card

· Company Pension

· Active professional development and internal opportunities

· Paid mileage

· Staff awards and incentives

· Opportunity to enrol on the staff pathway

· Free mental health counselling and well-being

· Free Care Certificate

· Referral bonus for staff and clients

· Be part of a dynamic, innovative and fun team

· Unlimited stocks of PPE

· Weekly COVID-19 testing

· No uniform required

Main responsibilities and duties of the role are:

· Ensure Clients are at the heart of care delivery and their wishes and preferences enhance their wellbeing

· To contribute to the efficient running of the service

· Support Clients to maintain their relationships and connections with family and the local community

· Ensure Digital Care Plans and other information about how to support Clients are followed and updated

· Be responsible for informing the Registered Care Manager of any changes in the needs of Clients

· Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of those individuals you support

· Competently record health observations (blood pressure, pulse and temperature) from our Clients in their own homes by recognising soft signs of deterioration

Working with others:

· Develop effective working relationships with other employees within Your Home Care

· Work in cooperation with members of the multi-disciplinary teams to maximise opportunities for Clients

· If desired by the Client, maintain and develop relationships with family, friends and other people important in their life

Personal responsibilities

· Knowledge of, and work within, the Fundamental Standards and strive to achieve outstanding against the Key Lines of Enquiries

· Understand the regulatory framework that governs the service, including the role of CQC and their requirements

· Commit to achieving the relevant qualifications commensurate with the role

· Attend statutory training and any other training as directed by management

· Understand and follow all policies and procedures relevant to the role

· Be open to learning opportunities

As the ideal candidate you will have proven experience in domiciliary home care and a track record in providing consistently excellent levels of service. This is a challenging and rewarding role. To be ready for this next step in your career you will need:

· to have or have enrolled on the Level 2 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care or already achieved have 12 months experience in a care setting

· a calm professional manner and attention to detail

· excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills

· to be able to work well under pressure without loss of accuracy or consistency

· to have passed your driving test and be able to use your own vehicle

· be available to work between the hours of 07:00 and 22:00 Monday to Sunday (shifts will vary based on availability)

You will also need to demonstrate:

· a real passion for providing outstanding care

· a good understanding of efficient operations, systems and processes

· the enthusiasm, drive and capability to be part of our developing care services

Job Category: Home Care Assistant
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Annesley Woodhouse

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