Full time Home and part time Care Workers (Age UK York Bridge the Gap) Age UK York are looking for full time and part time Care Workers.
The shifts are working 5 days out of 7 and every other weekend. Shift patterns are 7.30am-1.30pm and 4pm-9.30pm.
Job Description The service has been running successfully for over 5 years supporting people who need support for a short period. Age UK York is an independent local charity. We have been working in the local community to help older people for nearly 50 years.
Benefits • Salary- £10.50 per hour • Flexible hours and weekly shifts assigned in advance • Holidays are paid in accrual each month. • Full training provided. • Mileage paid • Uniform provided • DBS paid for by Age UK York
Day to Day Home Support Workers provide support to people in their own homes. Tasks are to include: • providing personal care • assistance with dressing and undressing • assisting into and out of bed • changing pads, stoma care, change ted stockings • preparation and serving of meals • washing up • general tidying up • small amounts of shopping (eg bread, milk) etc • Report any issues which may have arisen with regard to Health and Safety
Person Specification Essential • Have a understanding of the needs of older and vulnerable adults • Ability to work on own initiative without supervision • Willingness to work as part of team and support each other • Ability to handle challenging or inappropriate behaviour • Adaptability to rapidly changing situations and behaviour patterns • Honesty and reliability • Ability to communicate with people at all levels and in all medium • Full driving licence and access to own vehicle
Desirable • Knowledge of safe Moving and Handling, basic First Aid, Health and Safety and Risk Assessment procedures. • A knowledge of the social care sector and its procedures