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Home Care Worker - Raunds

Home Care Worker - Raunds

Lavender Support Services has been devoted to caring for over 10 years and has more than 100 years' experience within its dedicated office support team!

Lavender has always obtained a consistently "Good" rating from the Care Quality Commission in all areas of care and support and is a contracted "Lead" Care Providers for North Northamptonshire County Council.

Whether you are new to care or an experienced professional, Lavender is recruiting individuals who possess a positive, warm and respectful attitude to provide care and support to our clientele.

As a valued member of our care team, your responsibilities will vary widely from client to client, thus offering both variety and job satisfaction as you support people to live as independently as possible within their own home.

Working hours for this position are between 07.00-14.00 weekdays, with a commitment to alternate weekend working.

Full-time, part-time and contracted positions are available.

Applicants are required to have their own reliable transport for which a competitive mileage allowance is paid.

Adequate travel-time between clients is built into the individual runs.

Job Description
To assist our clients with:
maximizing care service outcomes, whilst promoting and maintaining independence.
personal care tasks, offering both practical and emotional support.
general mobility, overcoming physical disabilities and the use of care aids and personal equipment.
their physical and mental health needs and general well-being.
meal preparation and maintaining nutritional requirements.
the taking of medication.
general domestic tasks.

Benefits
Competitive salary, starting at £10.00 per hour.
Enhanced pay rates after 19.00 hours for specific runs.
Flexible part-time working.
Workplace pension scheme.
Paid holiday pay.
Paid Induction and all trainings.
Opportunity to acquire Care Certificate to Diploma levels 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care.
Career progression with Lavender Support Services.
Free enhanced DBS, uniforms and all PPE.
Additional bonuses, rewards and incentives.

Part-time hours: from 20hrs per week.
Salary: starting from £9.35 per hour plus enhancements.

COVID-19 considerations:
Remote interview process.
Personal protective equipment provided or required.
Social distancing guidelines in place.
Sanitization, disinfection and cleaning procedures are in place.

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Field Supervisor

Field Supervisor

Lavender Support Services has been devoted to caring for over 10 years and has more than100 years' experience within its dedicated office and support team! Lavender has obtained a consistently "Good" rating from the Care Quality Commission in all areas of care and support and is a contracted "Lead" Care Provider for North Northamptonshire County Council.

We are currently seeking a Field Supervisor with a starting salary of £20,865 pro rata. (£10.70 per hour) 

This position requires experience in the Health and Social Care Sector and supervisory skills.

Knowledge and experience of compliance and competence.

 

Job Description

As a Field Supervisor, your main responsibilities will be to:

Lead, and support senior care workers/on-call team and carers.

Mentor and support a team of carers in the field.

Assess potential new service users under the guidance of the Assessment Co-ordinator.

To work with the Scheduler to plan cover for new service users.

Introduce new service users to runs for new carers to complete.

 

Benefits

Competitive salary.

Paid induction and on-going training.

Excellent career progression opportunities.

Enrolled on the Company pension scheme.

Further career opportunities to progress within the company.

Free enhanced DBS, Uniforms and PPE.

Additional bonuses, rewards and incentives.

Mileage reimbursements.

Working with experience and supportive company.

 

This is a contracted position.

The range of responsibilities undertaken varies widely, thus offering both a sense of variety and job satisfaction.

Applicants are required to have their own reliable transport for which competitive mileage allowance is paid.

 

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Day Time Carer

Day Time Carer

Job description

  • Could you make a difference to someone's day?

Lavender Support Services has been devoted to caring for over 10 years and has more than 100 years' experience within its dedicated office support team! Lavender has always obtained a consistently "Good" rating from the Care Quality Commission in all areas of care and support and is contracted "Lead" Care Provider for North Northamptonshire County Council.

Whether you are new to care or an experienced professional, Lavender is recruiting individuals who possess a positive, warm, and respectful attitude to provide care and support to our clientele.

As a valued member of our care team, your responsibilities will vary widely from client to client, thus offering both variety and job satisfaction as you support people to live as independently as possible within their own home.

We are looking for day carers to work weekdays 08.30 – 14.30.

We ask for alternate weekends 07.00 – 14.00 and 14.00 - 22.00.

Applicants are required to have their own reliable transport for which a competitive mileage allowance is paid.

Adequate travel-time between clients is built into the individual runs.

 

Job Description
To assist our clients with:
maximizing care service outcomes, whilst promoting and maintaining independence.
personal care tasks, offering both practical and emotional support.
general mobility, overcoming physical disabilities and the use of care aids and personal equipment.
their physical and mental health needs and general well-being.
meal preparation and maintaining nutritional requirements.
the taking of medication.
general domestic tasks.

Benefits
Competitive salary, starting at £10.00 per hour.
Enhanced pay rates after 19.00 hours for specific runs.
Flexible part-time working.
Workplace pension scheme.
Paid holiday pay.
Paid Induction and all trainings.
Opportunity to acquire Care Certificate to Diploma levels 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care.
Career progression with Lavender Support Services.
Free enhanced DBS, uniforms and all PPE.
Additional bonuses, rewards and incentives.

 

> Contact us for more information

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Training & Staff Support

We take training and the ongoing support of our care professionals very seriously.

All Lavender support staff undertake mandatory training during their probation period. 

Within their first twelve weeks, each carer is required to pass units from Redcrier training, which include: safeguarding, basic life support, moving and handling, mental capacity act, infection control, food hygiene, medication and be familiar with the home carer’s manual.  All staff are required to update their training and knowledge every three years.

Lavender's in-house Trainer and Clinical Advisor, Linda, is responsible for ensuring that all staff are up to date with their mandatory trainings and remain compliant and competent in their duties. 

Staff are encouraged to further their knowledge by studying for QCF/RQF diploma levels 2 and 3 in Health & Social Care and also through distance learning NCFE courses, which are regularly made available to all members of staff.

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Becoming a Care Ambassador

A Care Ambassador for Lavender

Are you interested in becoming a ‘Care Ambassador?’

A Care Ambassador is an initiative designed to help tackle the recruitment and retention challenges in adult social care.

Care Ambassadors are people who work in social care and deliver activities to promote careers within the sector.

Organisations can nominate staff to be Care Ambassadors to improve staff retention and support the recruitment of new staff to the sector. 

We are looking for people who are passionate about promoting the care sector as a positive career choice and enhance people’s understanding of what care is about. We want people who wish to share their values of becoming a carer and making a career out of caring.

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