Home Care Assistant, Part time 20 hours/wk

7 days left

Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary
£15,807 - pro rata
Posted
02 Oct 2017
Closes
29 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Home Care Assistant, Part time 20 hours/wk

The Homecare Assessment and Reablement Service (HART) Leicestershire is looking to recruit Home Care Assistants to work 80-100 hours over a four week period between 7am and 10.30pm.

The aim of the service is to provide support to people who need help to stay independently living in their own homes for as long as they wish and are able to do so.

We aim to provide services which are centred on the service user, ensuring that the person is able to exercise choice in all aspects of daily living.

The HART team provides practical assistance of the highest quality to vulnerable people by assisting them with tasks of daily living whilst encouraging them to achieve maximum independence.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • An understanding of the rights of service users
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Equal Opportunities and Anti Discriminatory Practice
  • Ability to understand and carry out Departmental instructions and procedures
  • Ability to work unsociable and flexible hours
  • Able to travel to locations throughout a designated area
  • Commitment to the role of promoting independence
  • Ability to undertake personal care tasks
  • Moving and Handling of service users
  • Ability to relate to vulnerable people of all service user groups and to communicate clearly
  • Aged 18 or over.

This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.