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Home Care Support Worker

Permanent Position

Job Description

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

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Senior Home Care Workers

Permanent Position

Job Description

We are looking for two flexible Senior Home Care Workers.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experience community care worker to gain more involvement in supporting our service users, the office team and out carers . You will need to be committed to the company and support team in providing high quality care and support solutions. We are looking for a person who has a professional, flexible and friendly approach to community care. You will be supporting the company and its service users by working alongside the out-of-hours on-call team leader on a rota basics and offer a commitment to alternative weekend working. Experience in care work is essential and a Health and social care NVQ 2 qualification or equivalent is desirable. You must also be a driver/car owner as this is essential for this role. 

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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 qualifications 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.