Home Care Worker

Location

Contract Type

Specialism

Salary

£10.50 - £14.57 per hour

Posted

5th August 2022

Job Reference

197271

Description

Are you looking for a new position within home care?
Do you want a new position where every minute of your working day is valued?

ASA are currently recruiting for Home Care Workers to work with one of our public sector clients in Aberdeenshire. We currently have positions available within Fraserburgh, Peterhead and in Central Buchan including Crimond, Longside, Maud, Mintlaw, New Deer and Strichen.
As a Home Care Worker with ASA you can expect to have a diverse shift pattern covering various routes visiting clients within their own homes. As each visit will have varying requirements it’s a personal and dynamic position perfect for those looking to build strong individual relationships with those you are supporting. The shifts required are mostly lone working 1-1 however 2-1 shifts may also occur. Typical working hours are 0700-1330 and 1600-2230 with no split shifts.

Responsibilities Include:
· Personal care including washing, dressing, bathing and toileting
· Assisting with all aspects of their daily life including meal preparation, medication and domestic support
· Helping to maintain independence and quality of life to those you are supporting
· Accurately recording notes and information from every visit
· Offering a sense of companionship by building relationships with those you are supporting and their families

The ideal candidate for this position is someone that is extremely reliable and confident in working on an individual basis. You should have strong communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and accurately to service users and other professionals both written and orally. You should also have excellent time keeping skills.

Requirements:
You must hold a current valid driving licence and have access to your own vehicle for this position. Knowledge of the area you desire to work in would be beneficial for travel purposes. A PVG update or new application if not already held along with SSSC membership within 6 months of employment are also required. You must be able to provide two references for your previous experience.

ASA can offer fully paid shifts, not just contact time with pay rates from £10.50 £14.57 per hour along with 35p per mile for mileage during your shift. We provide free training opportunities to all staff to allow you to continue your professional development.

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.

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