Home Care Assistant Jobs, vacancies in Hastings & Rother

Working for Radfield Home Care - Hastings & Rother as a Care Assistant is extremely rewarding as we make a real difference to people’s lives. You’ll need to have a caring nature, be flexible and organised in your work, and enjoy taking on new responsibilities.

Everyone at Radfield works to our Core Values which remind everyone how we treat our clients and support each other. We are not necessarily looking for the most experienced or qualified people, we are looking for those who share our values, can fit in with our company culture, and be part of our amazing team.

  • We are a Family | At Radfield Home Care we care about all of our people, and believe passionately that by treating our carers as a trusted family we can empower them to treat our clients with the same warmth and respect.
  • We are Proud to Care | We're proud to stand out for the right reasons, to help each and every one of our employees reach their potential, and we're proud of the fact that at Radfield, we're always pushing for the very best.
  • We are on Your Side | We believe in looking after people and empowering them to live their own unique lives to the full. We understand, listen, and act as caring advocates, to uphold wishes and ensure wellbeing.

 

How Does Radfield Care for Carers?

Radfield Home Care is an award-winning company, built on an outstanding reputation for delivering care services which maintain independence and support people to continue living in their own homes.

Our team of carers are at the heart of what we do and as the first healthcare company in the UK to become an accredited B Corp, we are extremely proud of the work and services they provide to our communities.

Radfield Home Care has created its own core values and our Caring for our Carers pledge also ensures we improve the conditions for hard working staff, enabling them to deliver the best possible care. Our B Corp status also allows Radfield Home Care to demonstrate our commitment to our people, and to our planet in a transparent and clear way by creating value for society, not just shareholders.

Job Title:

Domiciliary Care Worker (Care Assistant) - Car Driver Essential.

Location:

Battle, Hastings.

Reporting to:

Care Manager.

Salary:

£8.00 per hour weekday, £9.00 per hour weekends.

*Additional pay of £1.33 between every care call as a travel pay allowance.

*Tax-free mileage payments.

Hours:

Part-time (16 - 25 Hours).

Requirements:

Driving license and use of own car.
Able to work every other weekend.
Hold a current or willing to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Job Purpose:

To provide domiciliary care to clients.

Application Deadline:  

30st June 2018.

 

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Hastings & Rother Home Care Assistant Jobs - Part-time & Full-time

Our Home Care Assistants support older people to live safely in their own homes. Some may need just a small amount of help a week, whilst others will receive several visits a day.

Your care duties will be clearly stated in each individual Plan of Care and will vary depending on need. Occasionally, other care duties may arise that are not part of the care plan and you will need to be able to adapt easily to take on these additional duties if asked.

 

What We offer

  • Premium hourly rates and additional mileage pay.
  • Access to first class induction training and a commitment to continuous learning, development, and support.
  • Workplace Pension Scheme and sick pay scheme.
  • Free uniform.
  • Staff rewards.
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the local communities of Battle
  • Opportunity to be part of the respected, trusted and high-quality brand.

 

Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications

Required:

The main skills and qualities that we look for in our Home Care Assistants are:

  • A good communicator.
  • An active team player but also able to work on your own initiative.
  • Caring, patient, sensitive and committed to helping improve the quality of life of vulnerable people.
  • Self-motivated, organised and flexible.
  • Able to cope with the physical and mental demands of domiciliary care work.

 

Desired:

The main skills and qualities that we look for in our Home Care Assistants are:

  • Twelve months experience of working in a caring environment.
  • Some experienced carers will participate in the on-call rota and undertake shadowing training with new carers. These additional responsibilities are optional and are remunerated at an enhanced rate of pay.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are delivered and maintained at all times.
  • To undertake all duties in accordance with the policies and procedures of Radfield Home Care.
  • Duties will include aspects of personal care to allow our clients to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance.
  • Assisting in the preparation of meals, drink and snacks. Enable people who use our services to remain as independent as possible with this task.
  • To provide assistance with practical activities of daily living which can include cleaning and maintaining environment, shopping, laundry and banking.
  • To assist clients with medication as identified in their care plan.
  • Participate in team meetings, staff events, attend training provided by the company and reviews as required.
  • To work in accordance with the weekly work schedule and maintain client records which includes the completion of MAR Charts.
  • To build meaningful relationships with clients and provide emotional support. Also support people find ways of maintain contact with friends and family and others members of the local community.
  • Demonstrate safe moving and handling of clients and their physical abilities and mobility.
  • Act on own initiative and respect client wishes and requests.

 

Obligations

All staff is required to adhere to the Code of Practice for Social Care Workers and respect the confidentiality of all matters that they might learn in the course of their employment. All staff is expected to comply with requirements under the Data Protection Act 1998.

All staff must be familiar with Radfield Home Care Ltd’s health and safety policies and procedures and ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 of which we can provide copies if needed.

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