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Here at 1st Calder Care we pride ourselves on our recruitment processes. All our staff are given an induction prior to them starting work, and are offered ongoing training. We complete all the necessary background checks to safeguard our service users and our rates of pay are above the national minimum wage for all ages. We look after you so that you can look after our service users.

If you would like to join our team of dedicated support workers please send your CV and supporting statement (giving a detailed work history where possible) to info@1stcaldercare.co.uk

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Home Care Support Worker

1st Calder Care are seeking to recruit support workers on a casual basis in the Todmorden area.

Please forward your CV and supporting statement to info@1stcaldercare.co.uk

  • Responsible to: Care Manager
  • Hours Per Week: Various
  • Rate of pay: Above Minimum Wage per hour (dependent upon qualifications)

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To carry out duties in accordance with the individual Service User care plan using a person centred approach.
  • To assist service users to rise in the morning, personal care, continence care, retiring to bed.
  • To help service users with mobility needs and other physical impairments, and assist in the use and care and mobility aids and personal equipment (such as hoists, turn stands, commodes, hearing aids, glasses etc)
  • To help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of service users by enabling them to participate in social activities and outings.
  • Undertake some domestic duties such as bed-making, laundry, light cleaning, and follow the correct policy on infection control in the workplace.
  • Assist with essential shopping and maintain financial records.
  • To encourage service users to remain as independent as possible.
  • To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required.
  • To provide palliative and end of life care and provide comfort and support in a dignified and respectful way.
  • To ensure that home communication sheets are maintained and completed accurately.
  • To collect any prescribed medications and support them to take through an assessed plan and complete medication records.
  • To comply with the Company guidelines and policies at all times.
  • To report to the Care Manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a service user and to report in confidence any suspicions of abuse/neglect.
  • To undertake required training and attend meetings as required.
  • To carry out all tasks in a way that demonstrates respect for the privacy, dignity and value of all service users in compliance with all relevant policies.
  • To represent the Company in a positive and professional manner at all times

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential: Good communication skills, ability to work alone and use own initiative as well as work well within a team, flexible and reliable, good literacy and numeracy skills, to have previous experience in a care setting, Complete NVQ 2 within two years of commencement if not already qualified.

Desirable: NVQ Level 2 (or above) in Health and Social Care, have a full driving licence and have a car with business insurance policy



Home Care Support Worker

  • Responsible to: Care Manager
  • Department: Health & Care
  • Location:Calderdale, UK
  • Hours Per Week: Various

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To carry out duties in accordance with the individual Service User care plan using a person centred approach.
  • To assist service users to rise in the morning, personal care, continence care, retiring to bed.
  • To help service users with mobility needs and other physical impairments, and assist in the use and care and mobility aids and personal equipment (such as hoists, turn stands, commodes, hearing aids, glasses etc)
  • To help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of service users by enabling them to participate in social activities and outings.
  • Undertake some domestic duties such as bed-making, laundry, light cleaning, and follow the correct policy on infection control in the workplace.
  • Assist with essential shopping and maintain financial records.
  • To encourage service users to remain as independent as possible.
  • To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required.
  • To provide palliative and end of life care and provide comfort and support in a dignified and respectful way.
  • To ensure that home communication sheets are maintained and completed accurately.
  • To collect any prescribed medications and support them to take through an assessed plan and complete medication records.
  • To comply with the Company guidelines and policies at all times.
  • To report to the Care Manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a service user and to report in confidence any suspicions of abuse/neglect.
  • To undertake required training and attend meetings as required.
  • To carry out all tasks in a way that demonstrates respect for the privacy, dignity and value of all service users in compliance with all relevant policies.
  • To represent the Company in a positive and professional manner at all times

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential: Good communication skills, ability to work alone and use own initiative as well as work well within a team, flexible and reliable, have a full driving licence and have a car with business insurance policy, good literacy and numeracy skills, experience of care in a voluntary, personal or work capacity. Complete NVQ 2 within two years of commencement if not already qualified.

Desirable: NVQ Level 2 (or above) in Health and Social Care, to have previous experience in a care setting



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