Weekend Homecarer (SHR35432)

Location: Shropshire
Salary: £10.00 - £13.00 ph
Type of Work: Permanent, Part time
Closing Date: 26/05/2021

We are urgently looking for good quality Homecare Workers to join our expanding team. Duties involve helping our valued clients with personal care tasks and household duties.

To work in and around the local area, providing care to people within their own home - assignments include providing personal care and/or support and companionship as required, to more complex care such as supporting people with Dementia, spinal and acquired brain injuries and M.S.

We are proud to offer you:

  • Weekly pay with competitive hourly rates
  • Flexible working and a variety of work matched to your skills and interests
  • Working with a local team at a local branch
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 365 days a year which offers a free confidential and information support service
  • "Your Prestige" Benefits and Rewards package (including 4% discount at Tesco, 5% discount at Argos and many more)
  • Free uniform and DBS cost refunded *conditions apply*
  • Accrued holiday pay

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 months recent experience preferred but not essential

Duties of the Job

  • Prompting medication (care workers)
  • Assist with activities of daily living, domestic duties & personal care
  • Ensure health, safety and welfare of clients
  • Record Keeping - maintaining up to date reports such as care plans
  • Provide complex care
  • Provide personalised care & support
  • Respect the individuality and confidentiality of each client
  • To communicate effectively

Job Specific Requirements

  • A caring disposition
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Car driver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional, friendly and a willing disposition
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Smart and professional appearance

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Jobs FAQs

What shifts or rotas are available for professional carers?

Our branches have a wide variety of hours and rotas which means it’s possible to find shifts that fit in with your life situation, whether you want a full time role or are just looking for a few hours a week. All that we ask is that you commit to the hours you can do two weeks in advance.

Do I need care experience to join?

Six months’ professional care experience is ideal - such as a domiciliary carer, care assistant, homecare worker, support worker or healthcare assistant. However, if you are new to care some branches do offer training leading to care certificates, so please contact the recruitment team to discuss on 0808 239 9716

Do I need a driving licence?

A full clean driving is required for some roles, but not all. Job roles normally state if a driving licence is required, but if you are unsure then please contact the recruitment team on 0808 239 9716.

What pre-employment checks do you do?

To join Prestige Nursing & Care as a professional carer you will be required to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, unless you are registered with the update service.

We can help you apply via your local branch. When you work with children and vulnerable adults a DBS check is a legal requirement. Find out more about DBS checks: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service/about.

We also require two professional references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.

Finally, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, NI number, ID and proof of address. Your recruiter will talk you through all requirements and support you all the way.

What training do I need to complete before starting work?

You will need to complete both online e-learning modules and virtual training via Microsoft Teams. This is very flexible and can be completed from home as long as you have a compatible device. Find out more about the training we offer.

Is the training free?

Yes, the training is completely free.

Do you offer regular patterns of work?

Yes, our branches offer a wide variety of hours and shift patterns.

Will I be employed by Prestige Nursing & Care?

You would become a member of our team with a contract for services. You would still be eligible for things like SSP and holiday, as well as a NEST workplace pension.

How old do you have to be to work as a carer?

You need to be 18 years old to join our care team and there is no upper age limit.

How often will I get paid?

We pay all our professional carers weekly.