If you would like us to come and visit you for a free, confidential, home care assessment of your needs, please call Caring for You on 01924 271132, or use our contact form.
Caring for You (Yorkshire)Ltd
The Old Bakery
158 Bridge Road
Tel 01924 271132.
Are you caring, flexible and want a few hours working?
Looking for care work in Wakefield? You've come to the right place.
Becoming a Caring for You Domiciliary Carer is a doubly rewarding experience. Firstly, there's the satisfaction of making a real difference to someone's quality of life by helping them retain independence and dignity. Secondly, there's the great feeling that comes from being part of a company whose terms, conditions and employment ethos make us a pleasure to work with.
Care work jobs improve the lives of vulnerable people. You will work with people on a weekly or daily basis assisting them in practical activities such as going to the shops or helping people to bed. You will be visiting people in their own homes but it could be local to you and so transport is NOT essential. It is a very rewarding career and can be done on a contract, permanent or temporary basis and there are specific day and night care assistant jobs available.
Care/ Support worker Job Description: typical responsibilities
- Caring for your clients, who can include: the elderly, people with disabilities and families; by assisting with medications to helping with household chores. There will be slight differences in the type of activities depending if you are working day or night.
- You may be liaising with people from other departments such as; social services, housing officers and GP's, so you will need to have good communication skills.
- You will need to be sensitive to people of different backgrounds and be able to listen and communicate well with your clients.
- Generally you will need to be a caring and patient person
What qualifications do I need to be a Care/ Support worker?
There are no formal qualifications that are required to apply for care work jobs, however any relevant work experience with looking after vulnerable people such as: the elderly, people with learning difficulties or other disabilities can help in a successful application. Training is completed on-the-job and covers everything from health and safety to specific care of a disability. As a care worker you can work towards a Health and Social Care NVQ/SVQ levels 2 and 3.
The Induction with Caring for You will include training in the following areas; Health and Safety, Moving and handling, first aid, food hygiene, medication and safeguarding vulnerable adults.
We want you to become part of an innovative team that works together to develop a care provision that offers the best service possible to the individual client. It is that working ethos that will make us a 'gold star service' giving you the flexible shifts that you want at the times that suit you in your local area - whilst delivering exactly the same for the user!
Call 01924 271132, or use our contact form for further information and an application form.