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Home Carer – Community START

Location:Northampton
Salary:£17068 per-annum
Position:Home Carer
Date Posted:
Job Ref:HC-KW-CS
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Home Carer – Community START

 

 

Driver essential: Yes

 

Salary: £17,068 (Pro Rata)

 

At Olympus Care Services, we aspire to provide the best possible service to every individual we support. Our aim is to do everything we can to make our customers’ aspirations a reality.

We are recruiting Home Carers with emphasis on reablement into our busy Community START team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated person with experience or willingness to learn, to support customer’s reablement on a daily basis.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Visiting customers in their own homes, meeting the aims and objectives of customers’ personalised care plans.
  • Helping and encouraging customers to do certain activities on their own or with your assistance to promote their independence.
  • Tasks to include maintaining personal and hygiene needs, preparing meals and drinks, administering medication and supporting with washing, dressing or paying a bill.
  • It will be necessary to use a range of lifting and transporting equipment in a safe manner.
  • You are responsible for maintaining daily records of all activities, referring any issues of concern to the line manager.

 

Abilities & Skills:

  • Compassionate, enthusiastic & kind. Ability to comply with the individuals care plan. Using specialist manual handling equipment when required.
  • Supportive listening and to provide guidance. To cope under pressure and to build relationships.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal. Good planning skills and use of own initiative.
  • Good IT skills for online training, learning and development courses. Willingness to complete NVQ level 2 in care.
  • Dedicated and passionate about making a difference in our customer lives

 

Location: Southfields, Northampton

Rota to include: Early shifts, late shifts and alternate weekends

 

BENEFITS

  • Up to 6 weeks’ leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee discount scheme to use on high street shopping, eating out, travel and much more
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme (following successful completion of the probation period)
  • Mileage paid at HMRC rates (45p per mile)

 

It is an exciting time to be working in local government in Northamptonshire with the journey towards the creation of two brand new unitary authorities in April 2021.  The committed approach from the whole public sector to deliver the two unitaries will present significant opportunities for joining up and transforming service delivery to ensure the best possible outcomes for our residents.

 

 

 

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