Personal Assistant Live In in Aycliffe at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Aycliffe
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/5/2019

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Newton Aycliffe, County Durham

Pay Rate (£): £8.80

Vacancy Reference: 018110

 

Job Title: Healthcare Assistant Live In

Shift patterns – Days, Nights and Weekends – 24 to 72hrs per week to be discussed at interview

Starting Salary £8.80 per hour.

About this Job:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Community Health Care Assistant to join a small team of staff to provide clinical care and companionship to an adult with additional medical needs within the home in the Aycliffe and surrounding areas. You will

You will contribute to the effective and efficient delivery of care for the patient to enable this lady to live as independently as possible

Your role will be to ensure that the person you are supporting has their personal and healthcare needs met at home.

The post holder will need to be dynamic, innovative, forward thinking and confident to sensitively challenge conventional thinking.

You will also be required to:

  • Provide full personal care
  • Managing household maintenance and domestic duties (cleaning / ironing)
  • Moving & Handling needs
  • Companionship and support to access social activities
  • Meal time support
  • Driving mobility vehicle to support this lady to access activities and days out
  • Secretarial skills and assisting with emails / bills / finance management
  • Pet care and supporting the client with her pets

Requirements:
Driver over 25 is essential, as they will be required to drive the clients vehicle.

The ideal candidate will have;

  • Some experience in care but full training will be given for the right candidates.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good home management skills
  • Good home cooking skills

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:-

  1. Paid DBS, Training & Holidays **
  2. Salary scale /progression if you want it
  3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  4. Cycle to work scheme
  5. Retail rewards & savings
  6. Long service awards
  7. Childcare vouchers
  8. Refer a friend from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

** Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary.

 

Previous experience is advantageous but not essential as all of our HCA’S receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support which is fully funded by Voyage. What’s more you’ll be paid to attend all of your training courses and receive great rewards.

This role will suit someone who is looking for a challenge and wants to learn to make a difference in someone’s life.

Click Apply to complete our one page application………All applications & CV’s received are reviewed on a daily basis.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

 

Role Specific Requirements -

 

Driver: Driver Required

Gender: Female Only