Our Homecarers

 

Our Homecarers are recruited for their skills, knowledge and experience.

Most importantly we recruit workers who have the right attitude and values towards giving care and support.

We advertise in the local press and hold recruitment open days as a way of recruiting Homecarers.  We currently have a growing homecare team working part time and full time hours.  We have homecarers that are available to work throughout the daytime, evening, weekends, waking nights and sleep ins and short term live-in respite services.

 

We carry out a thorough recruitment process for all workers.

Our application packs include;

An application form, availability form, worker details description, person specification and rates of pay.

We follow the same recruitment process for all workers;

  • Shortlisting applications
  • Inviting for Interview
  • Interview
  • Selection of Homecarer/s and Job Offer
  • Disclosure and Barring Service Check (formerly Criminal Records Bureau Check)
  • 2 Employer references
  • Evidence of right to work in the UK
  • Driving Licence, Car Insurance and MOT certificate
  • Training certificates
  • Induction
  • Probation Period

We encourage workers to develop their skills;

We provide a comprehensive Induction followed by mandatory training such as moving people safely, safeguarding vulnerable adults, end of life care and medications.  We encourage workers to develop their skills and knowledge and we will provide specialised training as necessary.

There are a number of ways we provide support to workers including;

  • Regular supervision
  • Mentoring
  • Shadowing
  • Spot checks
  • Team/Group meetings
  • Annual appraisal

We have an 'open door' policy and welcome our Homecare workers to speak to us at any time either by telephone or in person.

 

Please call us if you would like more information about receiving a Homecare Service or if you would like to come and Work with us.