The key aim of the service is the promotion of independence, enabling the customer to remain in their own home for as long as possible.
To assist in the provision of a responsive high quality specialised flexible and cost effective service.
This will be in accordance with the requirements of the Essential Care Standards under the Care Standards Act 2000. And the requirements of the Care Quality Commission.
To provide hands on personal care and support, ensuring the promotion of independence, enabling the customer to remain in their own homes for as long as possible.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The above is not exhaustive and the post holder will be expected to undertake any duties which may reasonably fall within the level of responsibilities and competence of the post.
We delight in offering person centred care to the people who use our service respecting their decisions and right to choice. If you feel you have similar values and are passionate about making a difference we want to hear from you.
We are looking to employ people who:
BENEFITS OF ROLE:
Supportive is a not for profit registered charity with over 27 years experience in delivering high quality care services across many parts of County Durham.
Supportive will help you to gain the skills and experience to enable you to deliver the highest quality care, providing you with the necessary training, guidance and support from Induction and throughout your employment.
We have an excellent track record of developing and promoting staff within the charity and ensure our employees are equipped with the knowledge and support required to succeed.
Standard pay rates are competitive at £10 per hour
Mileage rate 22p per mile
Double time pay rate of £20 for all Bank Holidays from midnight to midnight
Supportive is striving to become an “Employer of Choice”.
All posts are subject to 2 satisfactory references and a fully enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring check).
Supportive is an equal opportunities employer.
We are Supportive, a registered charity and not for profit organisation founded in 1994 to support people in and around the North East to live full and active lives with the freedom of choice in their own future.
Over 27 years Supportive has established reliability and a culture through it’s people that reflects it’s vision to positively improve and maintain the quality of life for people including those at risk. We seek to encourage all staff and volunteers to treat every person as an individual and provide a quality of service, which promotes independence and builds trust, whilst at the same time gives care, support and assistance and always seeks to maintain the person’s respect and dignity.
At Supportive we care. We place people at the heart of everything we do, delivering independence and support to those who need us, those who invest in us and those around us.
Our professional quality volunteer transport, patient transport, domiciliary homecare, training and support services, are managed from our base in Ferryhill where we offer premium care and reliability to people all ages in the cities, towns and villages in the North East area.
As a charity, we support initiatives to bring comfort, companionship and happiness to the vulnerable and isolated within our communities and we welcome support and donations in whatever form they come.