Vacancies

Home Care Worker

Home Care Worker

Permanent Position

Earn up to £9.49 an hour - Full-time, Part-time Available

At present we are looking for home care workers who are flexible from 0700 - 1400 and 1400 - 2200 and a commitment to alternate weekends with a 30 hour contract. We have clients in the surrounding areas. Applicants must be 18 years and over to provide personal care. You will require a car, full driving licence and business insurance. Duties would include covering holidays and sickness. Other duties would include personal care, domestic chores, preparing meals, companionship, social community and emotional support.

 

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Weekend Home Care Worker

Weekend Home Care Worker

Permanent Position

We are looking for home care workers who can commit to working weekend mornings and/or evenings. Shift times are flexible between the hours of  0700 to 2200 . Applicants must be 18 years or over with a full driving licence. We cover Kettering, Wellingborough, Rushden, and surrounding areas. You will be offered on-going support and training up to QCF/RQF level 3. Induction training is paid and contracted hours are available.

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Senior Home Care Worker

Senior Home Care Worker

Earn up to £9.45 an hour. You will need to be committed to the company team in providing high quality of care and support solutions. We are looking for a person who has a professional, flexible and friendly approach to supporting carers and clients living in their own homes and accessing community.You will be supporting the company and service users by working with the out of hours on-call team on a rota basis and offer a commitment to every other weekend working. Experience in home care is essential. Health and Social care level 2 is desirable.You need to be able to offer availability from 07.00 - 22.00 working am's or pm's a day off in the week. This position can be offered as a part time job share or full time.  Applicants must be able to cover emergencies as well as booked work.You will be supervising, mentoring and spot checking carers and any other associated tasks that support the day to day business of the company, as well as office and admin duties.

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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 has a Trainer and Clinical Advisor, Linda, who is responsible for ensuring that all staff are up to date with their mandatory training and that they 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

Introducing Emily – 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 who deliver activities to promote careers in 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 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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