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Evolve Care Services : Home Care, Support Worker

Unique Training Solutions
Part-time
On-site
Bury England United Kingdom

Everyone at EVOLVE is dedicated to making a real difference to our customers lives. We believe the best care is delivered in the comfort of your own home, so our care teams enable our customers to remain in their own homes surrounded by the things that matter to them most.

We would like you to drive and own a car, if not live in central Bury and understand the local walking and public transport routes.

You’d be making a real difference to our customers lives, and in some cases would be the only person the customer sees on a regular basis. Forming bonds with our customers, making them smile and laugh are key to the EVOLVE service.

Responsibilities

To share with other team members in meeting the personal care needs of Service User, in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence. Care provided by Support Workers is expected to include care that would reasonably be given by members of the Service User’s own family, not by a nurse.

  • To assist with getting up in the morning, bathing, dressing/undressing, and toileting needs whilst encouraging independence
  • To support with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence and help in use and care of aids and personal equipment.
  • To support to access the community such as appointments, social outings, shopping, etc.
  • To make and change bed; tidy rooms; do general housekeeping duties as part of the team.
  • To launder and iron clothing.
  • To prepare and serve meals; wash up; tidy and clear the dining and kitchen areas.
  • To answer, if requested, the door and the telephone and greet visitors.
  • To read and write reports and take part in staff and Service Users’ meetings and in training activities as directed.
  • To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required.
  • To comply with EVOLVE’s guidelines, policies and procedures at all times.
  • To report to the Manager or Care Services Officer any concerns that may arise
  • To carry out accurate log in/out using ECM.




All staff are required to respect the confidentiality of all matters that they might learn in the course of their employment.

All staff are expected to respect the requirements under the Data Protection Act 1998, and must ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work, etc Act 1974.

Essential Criteria

  • Self-Motivated
  • Organised
  • Flexible
  • Caring
  • Have good culinary skills
  • Sensitive to the needs of others
  • An active team player but also able to work on own initiative
  • A good communicator.
  • Hold a full driver's licence
  • Must have own transport

Benefits

  • A joining bonus when they complete their probationary
  • Double Pay on Bank Holidays
  • Performance linked increase to pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Holiday pay
  • Sick Pay (SSP)

Hours and Pay

Early shift - 6am to 2pm

or

Late shift - 3pm to 10.30pm

Pay from £10.50 to £12.5

Salary: £10.50-£13.00 per hour

Shifts are mornings and afternoons with some weekend work.