Home from Hospital Care Assistant (Newcastle upon Tyne)

Vacancy: Home from Hospital Care Assistant (Newcastle upon Tyne)

Home from Hospital Care Assistant

Permanent, Full or part time roles available

Rate of pay £8.00 per hour plus additional 20p visitational payments

What we do?                                                

At CASA we provide personalised support to people in their own homes, helping them to live independent and full filling lives. Working in the community provides you with a varied role, working with different groups of people including the elderly, children, people with mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex needs or in need of palliative care. This enables every day to be different.

What you would do?

As a Home from Hospital Care Assistant, you will spend your time out in the community visiting our service users assisting them to gain independence following on from a hospital discharge. We will be responsible for assisting service users to meet their identified goals within a 6 week time frame and working collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to ensure a safe and successful discharge. The type of care and support that we offer varies depending on each customer’s needs.

All our customer’s have a care plan in place for you to adhere to, however, please see below a list of potential tasks that you may be expected to carry out:

  • Assisting with personal care, including washing, dressing and toileting
  • Administration of medication
  • Preparation of meals and drinks
  • Completion of domestic takes, including laundry, cleaning and shopping
  • Assisting people to be independent within the community

Who we are looking for?

Don’t worry if you don’t have previous experience in care, we are looking for candidates with the right qualities (caring, respectful, patient and understanding), we will teach the rest of what you need to become a great Home Care Assistant, this could be the start of a new career and a future in care.

We are currently looking for staff in the following areas:

  • NE1 – City Centre
  • NE2 – Jesmond
  • NE3 – Gosforth, Kenton, Fawdon
  • NE4 – Elswick, Benwell, Fenham
  • NE5 – Denton, Westerhope, Cowgate
  • NE6 – Heaton, High Heaton, Walkergate, Walker, Byker
  • NE15 – Lemington

Each individual candidate’s availability will be taken into consideration; however, this will be decided on the services need.

What can we offer you?

  • Guaranteed hours
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Mileage allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free DBS
  • Paid training
  • Paid annual leave
  • Enhanced rates for bank holidays
  • Potential for career development and training opportunities
  • Mobile phone
  • Free uniform
  • Subsidised holidays
  • Employee Advantage scheme, providing you with discounts in big named shops
  • Credit union facility

 

Do you think this sounds of interest to you? Then why not apply to join CASA as a Home from Hospital Care Assistant?

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