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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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: FEMALE CARE ASSISTANT
Reference: CALD1
Location: LEEDS
Hours:
3 X 26 hours (waking nights)
4 X 32 hours per week
2 X 16 hours per week
Salary: £11.00 – 13.00 per hour
Closing Date: 8 December 2019
Interview Date: 8 January 2020

The Role

We are recruiting for Female Care Assistants to support a 9 year old girl with an acquired brain injury and complex needs following a RTA. The client lives in the Leeds area within her family home.

The role will involve enabling the client to engage in rehabilitation, social and recreational activities.

support required before and after school, weekends and during school holidays. These roles are within a 24/7 care package and flexibility is essential.

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 and energetic to help support and stimulate this young girl.

The client requires full moving and handling and all aspects of 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.

Job Title: SUPPORT WORKER
Reference: SWLS13
Location: LEEDS
Hours: PART TIME FLEXIBLE
Salary: £10.50 per hour
Closing Date: 4 December 2019
Interview Date: TBC

The Role

Support required for an energetic 15 year old boy who sustained a traumatic brain injury, visual impairment, orthopaedic and maxillo-facial fractures as a result of a road traffic accident.

He has made a good recovery however, visual difficulties and difficulties related to a frontal lobe injury remain. He is very outgoing and sociable but vulnerable to others and requires constant supervision to keep him safe.

Support required after school, weekends and during school holiday.

Applicants require empathetic approach, skills to provide focus & motivation and engage in recreational and independence activities. The successful applicant will need to be enthusiastic and outgoing to encourage the client to participate in new activities.

Successful applicant will join a team of professionals & receive support, training & supervision.

Car driver essential.

Job Title: FEMALE CARE ASSISTANT
Reference: CALDS25
Location: DARLINGTON
Hours: FULL TIME
Salary: £11.00 – 12.00 per hour
Closing Date: 5 December 2019
Interview Date: TBC

The Role

A dedicated team of personal assistants required to provide 24-hour care to a male in his 70’s with a severe brain injury following a road traffic accident, living in his own home in the Darlington area.

The care plan aims to maximise the client’s quality of life, by facilitating engagement in activities of daily living, hobbies and accessing the community.

The role requires assistance with personal care tasks.

Applicants should be creative, patient, emotionally resilient and have a good sense of humour.

The client displays challenging behaviour therefore previous care experience is essential and a calm and confident demeaner.

Ideally, we are seeking Care Assistants who may have similar interests to the client for example, music, woodwork and the outdoors however this is not essential.

Due to the nature of the client’s behaviours, only female applicants are invited to apply.

Driver with full UK driving license essential

Successful applicants will receive full support, training and supervision from the Case Manager and Multi-Disciplinary Team.
Employment will commence in January/February 2019.

Job Title: SUPPORT WORKER
Reference: SWBAU2
Location: COUNTY DURHAM
Hours: PART TIME
Salary: £11.00 – 12.00 per hour
Closing Date: 21 December 2019
Interview Date: TBC

The Role

Support Worker required to work with a 33-year-old gentleman with an Acquired Brain Injury following a road traffic accident.

The client is looking to live independently and requires support with daily living.

Applicants require empathetic & dynamic approach and the ability to promote and encourage daily routine and engage in home & community activities is essential.

driver/own vehicle essential to the role

Successful applicants will receive support, training & supervision.