Training and Recruitment

Training

“Staff we spoke with told us of the excellent support for their personal and professional development. There was a proactive support system in place to encourage staff to develop and deliver outstanding care.”

CQC report 2018

Staff will receive all mandatory training as required by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) together with additional training relevant to the work they are undertaking:

1 Day Induction Training for all new staff including

  • Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) (where appropriate)
  • Recording Skills
  • Safeguarding Children Awareness (where appropriate)
  • Health & Safety
  • Moving & Handling
  • Fire Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Risk Assessments

 

Additional Training, this is not an exhaustive list, new training courses are added regularly to support new clients/existing client changes:  

 

  •  Care Certificate Training
  • Safeguarding children with disabilities (where appropriate)
  • Brain Injury Awareness Training
  • Effective Supervision (for Case Managers, Team Leaders and Senior Support Workers)
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Medication
  • Epilepsy awareness

Recruitment

We pride ourselves in offering a tailored, client focused and professional service. 

We have clients across the whole of the North East of England and Yorkshire and recruit specifically for and with individual clients.

We will expect the highest standard of practise with a clear commitment to our clients. In turn, we offer all new staff a detailed induction programme to include all regulatory requirements, client specific training, supervisions on an individual and group basis, on-going support with development opportunities.

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To apply for a vacancy, please download the application pack for the vacancy you are interested in and follow the instructions on the cover letter (page 1 of the job description).

We currently have the following vacancies:

(NB. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check (formerly CRB). CVs are not accepted – only Application Forms).

Current Job Vacancies

Job Title: CARE ASSISTANT
Reference: 
Location: Leeds 
Hours: 24 -27 Hours per week 
Salary: To be discussed 
Closing Date: 
Interview Date: TBC

The Role

I’m looking for someone really special to help care for me at home.
My friends at Yorhealth are helping me find a part time carer 24-27 hours to look after me overnight for 4 nights per week from 6pm to 6am each night and 1pm-6pm on Saturday afternoon. The nights are rotational but will include alternate Friday and Saturday nights and 2 others as determined by the rota My family and I go to our family holiday home near Blackpool several times per year too (school holidays etc) and I’d love you to come with me. You will need to be able to drive and have use of a car to travel to Blackpool.
My ideal carer would be calm and friendly, (I love you to talk to me), caring, and reassuring when I need you to be. Obviously you’d need to like working nights and be able to travel on holiday with me too. I love stories and bath times. If you want to work with my fabulous family and me, please call Vicki on 07568309466 for a chat. She’ll tell you how cool I am and what she will do to help you learn all my medical stuff.

 

Job Title: CARE ASSISTANT
Reference: CAKNY1
Location: KNOTTINGLEY
Hours: PART TIME
Salary: £11.00 – 12.00 per hour
Closing Date: 14 FEBRUARY 2020
Interview Date: TBC

The Role

We are recruiting for a Care Assistant to support a 12-year-old boy, in Knottingley
who has an acquired brain injury.

The role will involve supporting him at home and the in the community to engage in rehabilitation, social and recreational activities, and empowering him to be as independent as possible.

Primarily the hours will be 2 x 10 hour shifts on a weekend, plus additional hours during the school holidays and possible cover after school when colleague is on leave.
Perfect for university students and people wanting more time off during the week

 

Applicants require skills to provide focus & motivation to expand home and community activities. Desirably with care experience with children/ young adults and must be enthusiastic, energetic and have a good sense of humour.

The client requires support with moving and handling and personal care.
The successful applicant will receive full training for this role, input from Therapists and regular supervision by Case Manager.

Driver with full UK License essential.

supervision