Full time Home Support Worker

Age UK York are looking for full time Home Support Workers. The shifts are working 5 days out of 7 and every other weekend. Shift patterns are 7.30am-1.30pm and 4pm-9.30pm.

Job Description

Age UK York is an independent local charity. We've been working in the local community to help older people for nearly 50 years. We have 100 dedicated staff and over 400 volunteers helping us to deliver services and activities for older people in York.

Benefits

Salary- £10.00 per hour

Flexible hours and weekly shifts assigned in advance

Holidays are paid in accrual each month.

Full training provided.

Mileage paid

Uniform provided

DBS paid for by Age UK York

Day to Day

Home Support Workers provide support to people in their own homes.

Tasks are to include:

providing personal care
assistance with dressing and undressing
assisting into and out of bed
changing pads, stoma care, change ted stockings
preparation and serving of meals
washing up
general tidying up
small amounts of shopping (eg bread, milk) etc
Report any issues which may have arisen with regard to Health and Safety
Requirements

Essential

Have a understanding of the needs of older and vulnerable adults
Ability to work on own initiative without supervision
Willingness to work as part of team and support each other
Ability to handle challenging or inappropriate behaviour
Adaptability to rapidly changing situations and behaviour patterns
Honesty and reliability
Ability to communicate with people at all levels and in all medium
Full driving licence and access to own vehicle
Desirable

Knowledge of safe Moving and Handling, basic First Aid, Health and Safety and Risk Assessment procedures.
A knowledge of the social care sector and its procedures

Location: York | Organisation: Age UK York

Salary: £10.00 per hour | Job type: Part time | Hours: Shifts are 7.30am-1.30pm and 4pm-9.30pm.

Benefits:
Salary- £10.00 per hour Flexible hours and weekly shifts assigned in advance Holidays are paid in accrual each month. Full training provided. Mileage paid Uniform provided DBS paid for by Age UK York

Closing date: 31-08-2019

How to apply:

Download application form

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