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Male Carer

Company: Flexicare At Home    Location: Wakefield

Job Summary

Due to client preference, Flexicare At Home are currently recruiting for a full and part time, male carer in Wakefield.

We accommodate availability for our carers as much as possible and always honour contracted hours.

Whether you are an experienced carer or are new to care, if you have that genuine caring nature and willingness to learn and develop your knowledge, we have a role for you. A full induction and training programme is provided for all new carers.

As a Flexicare carer you will be supporting vulnerable adults with a person-centered approach that leads to a much improved quality of life.

You will be helping people by being a reassuring and consistent contact that enhances their emotional and psychological well-being; providing personal care and companionship at home, helping with preparing meals and some light domestic duties. You will be changing peoples lives for the better.

Accompanying people on appointments, shopping trips or other outings; As we provide continuity of care you will be making a real difference to a small group of individuals on a regular basis.

Person specification :

The ideal candidate will be: Genuinely passionate about delivering high quality care; Compassionate, Empathetic, A good listener; Patient and understanding, Responsible, Committed, Reliable, Flexible and able to drive and have access to their own car.

What we offer:

  • A full training programme
  • Paid travel time and a generous mileage allowance
  • A competitive hourly rate of pay that is dependent on qualifications
  • A comprehensive induction programme with certificates given for each module.
  • The opportunity to complete QCF levels 2 and 3 (formally NVQ) in Health and Social Care.
  • Access to a wide range of distance learning courses including end of life care and mental health awareness.
  • Full support throughout your employment including regular observations, supervisions and appraisals.
  • Competitive pay
  • Enrolment on our unique 9-month Psychology of Care course.
  • Part time and full time positions available
  • Full DBS check free of charge.
  • Uniforms and an equipment bag provided.
  • Supportive office staff.
  • 24 hour emergency on-call line.
  • Regular staff meetings.
  • 60 p mileage
  • Double Pay on Bank Holidays.

Flexicare At Home are a family run business based in West Yorkshire and approved by the Governments Care Quality Commission.

We specialise in practical care and emotional support services in the comfort of that all-important place peoples own home.

We strive to provide our staff with plenty of support, training and encouragement.

We are seeking a warm, compassionate and reliable home care assistant to enable our service users to remain in the comfort and safety of their own home.

If you would like to work for a nurturing, rewarding and commit ted employer who values staff and those we care for, please contact a member of the HR team on 01924 251166 for more information.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job Location:

  • Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Required licence or certification:

  • driving