Rapid Response Homecare Team Member

Due to an exciting period of growth we are recruiting for a Rapid Response Homecare Team Member. You will be providing a rapid, professional and responsive care service to all homecare clients by working as part of a small team to cover early and late shifts over a seven day a week rota.

You will need at least 2 years experience in healthcare delivery, and at least 1 of those must have been in a community care environment. You will have a minimum of level 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent, and be a confident lone worker experienced in the delivery of high quality care.

Great jobs like this don't come around that often, so make sure you apply now!

Job Title: Rapid Response Homecare Team Member
Reporting to: Homecare Business Centre Manager
Location: Truro & Surrounding Areas
Salary: 16.5K per annum

Rota hours & benefits:

Shifts: 7am till 2pm and 4pm till 10pm - rolling rota across 7 days (average 28 hours a week)
Rate of pay: 8.50 per hour for weekdays, 9.50 per hour for weekends / nights (paid monthly)
Annual leave: Equivalent to 28 days per annum (pro-rata to full-time hours)
Car: use of an expensed company car during working hours only
Mobile telephone: use of an expensed phone during working hours only
Training credits
Permanent employment contract

Key Rapid Response Team Duties:

To integrate new staff into new clients and ensure shadowing/competence
To work with external bodies & Newcross Homecare Team to quickly assess and implement new or emergency care packages.
To personally attend appointments as required throughout the region as a result of staff absence or to cover holiday
To carry out formal staff supervisions on-site
To take prompt action to address any shortcomings in care

Key Homecarer Duties:

Assist in personal care as required i.e. washing, dressing, etc.
Support Clients in their nutritional needs i.e. cooking and shopping.
Meet emotional needs and ensure the Clients are aware of the complaints procedure and understands how and where to complain.
Support with medical regime, promote a sense of well being.
Respect services user's wishes and privacy.

Person Specification


Good standard of general education
Minimum NVQ3 in health & social care
2+ years care delivery experience
1+ years care in the community experience
Self-starter with high personal energy
High level customer service skills
Full driving licence
Excellent team player, naturally helpful
Good time management skills & ability to priortise

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Truro

Salary : 16500 per annum

Date Advertised : 06 Feb 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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