Why work for us

When you join our team you are joining a care company like no other. We have built our business on our passion to change the face of ageing. We aim for excellence in everything we do and our flexible approach means we truly can put our clients’ needs first.

More than just a job

We go out of our way to listen to all of our people and act on staff feedback, we get better together.

We know that to deliver high quality care we need great people, and we need to provide the best training and support available.

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Current Vacancies

Purpose of role

To provide high quality homecare services that support the rights of customers to live the lives they choose as far as they are able. Healthcare assistants are front line employees delivery high quality care to customers in the community.

We are currently looking for Community Healthcare Assistants to join our team. You will be visiting customers within their homes providing private care as per the individual’s care plan. Experience in the sector is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Essential Criteria

The ideal candidate will have:

  • HCA Level 2
  • a fantastic attitude to care work
  • be able to multi task
  • have a friendly personality
  • be approachable
  • be safety conscious
  • compassionate
  • hard working
  • patient
  • organised
  • good listener
  • have a good eye for attention to detail

Your duties and responsibilities will vary depending on the needs of the people but can include:

  • Ensuring the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting customers, when required, with washing, dressing, and all other aspects of daily living.
  • Assisting residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual). Providing attention when needed, whilst ensuring the residents retain their comfort and dignity.
  • Paying particular attention to assisting people who have limited mobility, or physical difficulties, making the best use of aids provided.
  • Assisting in the delivery of care for people who are dying or who have a progressive illness.
  • Observing care planning needs for people and completing daily records as instructed and in line with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in framework of social activities by interacting with people and helping them continue with hobbies and activities in their Home.

British Homecare encourages personal development and career progression and will provide all the necessary training to ensure that you are able to carry out your duties, including training to Care Certificate.

For more information about the roles above, please contact us at jobs@british-homecare.com.

Purpose of role

To provide high quality nursing care in the community that support the recovery and treatments of customers in the community.

British Homecare offers you the chance to step away from a busy ward setting, and a shift style rota. You will spend time in a one-to-one environment with our customers. You will manage customer care packages, review customers’ care needs and train / assess Healthcare Assistants’ competencies.

This is a home-based role and will involve travelling to clients within your caseload, giving you the opportunity to build a relationship with customers and meet the care staff working with them. A great reason to choose this role is that it is varied. You will split your time between visiting customers’s homes, meeting with other care professionals, supporting care staff and working from home.

Essential Criteria

  • You will have excellent communication skills to confidently liaise with clients, families and Case Managers
  • A car owner with a full driving licence and willing to travel – (Desirable)
  • Be a qualified nurse with a current registration
  • Independent, self-motivated and able to work with minimal direct supervision
  • Computer literate with Microsoft packages
  • You will be a team player, happy to help your colleagues if needed because they will do the same for you!

Benefits of the role

  • A management role where you can manage your week and time to ensure your Customers receive the highest standards of care
  • Working from home and in the community where no two days are the same
  • Fully supportive Management Team
  • Excellent pay rate

Purpose of role

To provide high quality homecare services that support the rights of customers to live the lives they choose as far as they are able. The manager is directly accountable to the owner(s) and to the regulatory body for domiciliary care.

Key responsibility

Efficiently manage the day to day running of the business. Allocate resources and monitor performance to deliver high quality homecare to customers within budget. Manage all aspects of the staff team and provide sound leadership to ensure staff are clear about their respective duties and responsibilities and have the support they need to carry out their roles safely.

Duties and specific responsibilities

Manage the safety and quality of the business
  • Be responsible for the safe delivery of the service in line with legislative requirements and company policy and procedures
  • Undertake training and development to keep up to date with the law, best practice and changes in company policy. Apply this knowledge to day to day management and delivery of care
  • Understand and monitor health and safety in the workplace and in the field. Act as lead for infection prevention and control
  • Maintain full and accurate records and reporting systems in accordance with legal requirements and to ensure the effective running of the business
  • Implement quality management and improvement systems. Effectively manage complaints and incidents. Carry out investigations relating to the quality of the service and use findings to make improvements
  • Be prepared to work flexibly to ensure the safe delivery of the service

Provide a good service to customers

  • Promote the rights of each customer and keep their wishes at the centre of their care and support
  • Make sure that prior to each service commencing, a customer assessment and risk assessment with the customer, and/or their chosen representatives, has been completed including what the customer needs and would like to achieve from their care and support
  • Make sure a written individually tailored care and support plan has been created and agreed, that respects the customer’s wishes and promotes their dignity and privacy. Agree appropriate risk control measures to reduce identified risks
  • Provide the customer, and where appropriate their representatives, with information about the service so that they are clear about what to expect and how they can raise any concerns
  • Apply excellent communication skills with customers, their families and representatives, staff and other health and social care professionals to deliver high quality homecare services
  • Keep all information about customers and their families secure and confidential

Lead and manage staff

  • Manage the effective recruitment, induction and training of the staff team. Identify ongoing training needs and ensure staff are up to date with current best practice
  • Ensure there are sufficient numbers of suitably qualified staff allocated appropriately to meet service needs at all times. Implement company policy and procedures in relation to managing absence, disciplinary, capability and grievance matters
  • Provide information, guidance and ongoing supervision to enable staff to effectively and safely carry out their roles.
  • Ensure all emergency on-call issues are dealt with effectively, such as covering calls either directly or indirectly when care workers are sick or absent

Promote the business

  • Attend external meetings and represent the service in a positive manner
  • Participate in the growth and development of the business. Work with the Owner to achieve sales targets and deliver within budget

This list is not exhaustive and from time to time you may be required to undertake additional duties. We will provide full training in line with regulatory requirements.

Essential Criteria

  • Caring and compassionate towards people in need of care and support
  • Respect for people suffering from a range of medical conditions with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own.
  • Strong commitment to non-discriminatory care practice
  • Commitment to respecting the rights of customers at all times and to promoting their privacy, dignity and independence throughout their lives
  • Self-motivated and keen to learn. Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions
  • Excellent time keeper and reliable
  • Professional, smart appearance

Knowledge and understanding

  • Excellent understanding of the needs of people who require care and support at home and the provision of homecare services in line with best practice
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of high quality person centred care and support and non-discriminatory care practice
  • Good understanding of the regulatory responsibilities of a Manager and the law relating to domiciliary care services.
  • Must have or be willing to work towards a relevant management qualification
  • Understanding of systems to maintain confidentiality in relation to customers, staff and the business
  • Knowledge of health and safety matters in relation to homecare services and risk management
  • Knowledge of how to recognise abuse and safeguarding procedures

Experience and skills

  • Excellent communication skills. Experience of building positive working relationships with people who use services and their families, staff and other health and social care professionals
  • Ability to support customers with all aspects of their daily living in a manner that respects their dignity, is non- judgmental and promotes their independence, choices and privacy
  • Experience of care services, risk assessment and person centred care and support
  • Ability to plan and organise workloads effectively so customers receive the services they expect
  • Good administrative skills and computer literacy
  • Experience of managing and developing an effective staff team including recruitment, training, supporting and supervising staff
  • Ability to maintain clear written and electronic records and to follow statutory reporting procedures
  • Experience of financial management desirable
  • Ability to implement Care’s policies, procedures and instructions

For more information about the roles above, please contact us at jobs@british-homecare.com.

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