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Are you looking for a role that is rewarding and provides a sense of satisfaction? Are you looking for a unique and varied role? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, then a role in care could be for you!

We are recruiting for Home Care Workers to join our growing team. Established in 1986, Dale Care is one of the leading home care providers in County Durham and Gateshead, helping our service users to stay as independent as possible within the comfort of their own home.

Your role in brief

Our Home Care Workers have the chance to make a real difference to people’s lives, both at home and supporting them in the community. This is a role that varies from day-to-day helping the more vulnerable in our society, offering a sense of satisfaction that is difficult to match.

  • Dale Care Workers are responsible for meeting the support requirements of our customers, in a way that respects the individual and promotes their independence.
  • Our carers travel to the customers own home and assist them with daily tasks as agreed between the customer and Dale Care.
  • The type of support that you can expect to be providing is no different to what would reasonably be given by a member of the person’s family. For instance, you may be providing personal care and support or domestic support

Essential Requirements

It’s essential that all Dale Care Worker applicants possess the following qualities:

  • You must hold a full driving licence and have access to a car– please do not apply if you do not meet this requirement
  • Self-motivated and well-organised
  • Caring and sensitive to the needs of others
  • Flexible
  • The ability to use your own initiative
  • Having the ability to communicate effectively

Not worked in care before? That’s not a problem. Whilst previous care experience would be advantageous, is not essential as you will receive;

  • One full week of training (paid) prior to starting work
  • Shadowing (paid) with an experienced staff member
  • Regular refresher training to ensure your upkeep of skills and knowledge, on-going continuing personal development
  • Opportunity to stidy towards a free diploma in Health and Social Care

Hours/ Working Pattern available-

Shift Patterns: Full and part time hours available, alternative weekend working is required, 7 days/ 7 days off working pattern available

Full Time:

Monday to Friday between 3-10pm + alternate weekends,

Monday to Friday 7am-2pm / 3-10pm + alternate weekends

Part-time:

Monday to Friday 5-10pm + alternate weekends (7 days on / 7 days off)

Weekend only 3-10pm

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