As a Night Home Care Support Worker, your skills and knowledge of caring for people will ensure that you deliver high quality care. You will work in pairs around the Wigan area using a company vehicle.
You will work with Service Users and their representatives, supporting them in the decisions they make about how they live their lives, and ensuring that their personal, physical and emotional needs are met.
In turn you will be supported in your own development through good training opportunities. From QCF courses to specialist training in areas such as dementia and palliative care, we want you to be equipped with the skills and knowledge to not only deliver a high quality service, but to be able to progress in your own career.
- To demonstrate skill and ability in helping our service users deal with everyday difficulties arising from their memory problems, emotional problems or their physical health.
- To encourage and support each service user to do as much as possible for themselves in all aspects of daily living to maintain their dignity and independence.
- To use initiative and imagination in all aspects of your role which will include personal care, moving & handling and emotional support.
Skills & Experience
Experience of working with elderly people in a care setting is desirable but not essential.
You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to carry out instructions, maintain confidentiality and accurately record information to the required standard.
You must be enthusiastic, reliable and a hardworking individual who is prepared to go the extra mile to ensure that our service users experience a high standard of care at all times.
Contract length: 3 months
Part-time hours: 12-21 per week
Salary: £9.20 per hour
In line with current government guidelines all required PPE to carry out this role safely is provided.