Care Worker

Job Ref: CWLEED-01
Occupation: Homecare
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 25 May 2022
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK Leeds West Yorkshire GBR LS25 2GH
  • Ellemai Walker
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TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

Branch Name: Leeds

Role: Care Worker

Rates: £9.20 - £10.20

Shifts: 7am-3pm or 3pm-10pm

Location: Leeds

Benefits of working with Medacs:

  • Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • Access to Care Friends - gain points every time you refer a like-minded friend or family member.
  • Fully supported training - Our Homecare team will provide full training for the role. You'll attend one of our assessment centres and be shadowed by some of our most experienced care workers so that you can gain first-hand experience of the role.
  • Control - Take control of your career with flexible or contracted hours with regular service users.
  • On-going support and development - grow your career with Medacs Healthcare with our career paths.
  • Travel pay* - Available in some locations.
  • Holiday pay
  • Free DBS

Are you a dedicated and compassionate individual who is looking to start a rewarding career in care? If so, Medacs Healthcare, one of the most trusted home care providers in the UK, has the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking for individuals who show empathy, patience, consideration, passion and dedication. You don't need to have any previous experience in home care; your personality is so much more important in a role like this. Homecare opportunities are diverse and provide a wide range of career opportunities regardless of your experience level, full training and support will be provided at every stage of your career to ensure you have the skills needed for the role.

This is an ideal role if you want to progress your career around your family and home commitments. Working and driving your career forwards alongside other responsibilities is no easy task, but with flexible shifts and excellent career prospects, this is a perfect way to achieve your goals.

As a Care Worker, your cheerful and friendly personality will go a long way, as will your kind words of support and encouragement. Providing vital care and support to vulnerable people within their own homes when they need it most really draws upon your natural, personal skills such as empathy, patience, consideration and passion much more than your academic expertise.

General key skills

As a Care Worker, you will have:

  • Empathy and understanding
  • Compassion and a caring nature
  • A warm and friendly personality
  • A passion for good conversation
  • Quick thinking abilities
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A systematic approach to tasks
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • The ability to work well and under pressure
  • A flexible attitude
  • A desire to improve and develop knowledge and skills
  • Active listening skills

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Homecare Care Worker your duties could include:

  • Regular duties of meal preparation, medication assistance, laundry and cleaning, bathing, grooming and toileting.
  • Preventing loneliness and isolation through listening, understanding and interacting, providing companionship and conversation.
  • Promoting dignity and independence with encouragement and assistance
  • Encouragement and gentle persuasions towards better health, such as taking medication, gentle exercise and drinking fluids
  • Providing guidance for staying safe, keeping warm or cool in changing climates

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.
  • References that cover the last two years. They can be either employment, professional, academic or written from the Job Centre/Benefits Office
  • You must have the right to work in the UK

So, if you believe you have what it takes to be a Care Worker with Medacs Healthcare we want to hear from you. Apply today

22/06/2022 10:06:55
GBP 9.20 9.20

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