Working with
Paula Integrated Care

At Paula Integrated Care, our passion drives our values and therefore, we can achieve the best standards across the industry to provide support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and autistic disorder. 

We pride ourselves with our brilliant staff members who are passionate about what they do on a daily basis, we are constantly working to improve our standards and continue to put out great high quality care. We fully support our staff members with their training and progress.

If you would like to work for us, please see vacancies below.

 

Care assistant Southport, Liverpool

Home Care Assistant Cumbria

Home Care Assistant Milton Keynes

Home Care Assistant Liverpool (Thorton, Kirby, Formby)

MAIN RESPONSIBLITIES: To assist Clients with activities of daily living as per assessment and care plan completed by the registered manager   

 DUTIES ARE VARIED AND PERSONALISED TO THE CLIENT’S NEEDS SUCH AS:  

  • General housekeeping e.g. cooking, shopping, domestic duties etc., and helping Clients to maintain all aspects of their domestic lives  
  • Providing help with all aspects of personal care   
  • Facilitating socialization and social activities e.g. visiting family/friends, walks, cinema/theatre, meals out, going for a drive (where required), reading etc.   
  • Facilitating socialization and social activities e.g. visiting family/friends, walks, cinema/theatre, meals out, going for a drive (where required), reading etc.  
  • Monitoring progress and recording notes on daily record sheets relating to each visit   
  • Liaise with families or/and office team members to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each client  
 

THE MEMBER OF STAFF WOULD BE EXPECTED TO:  

  • Preserve independence & dignity of clients as much as possible.    
  • Report any changes/issues concerning the Client or the care being provided to the office team  
  • Observation of mental alertness and general physical condition  
  • Reading and abiding by the care plan set out by the assessor in the  client’s  guide    
  • Supporting  and  understanding  each  individual  client’s  needs  
  • Maintaining confidentiality and committing not to divulge information to third parties unless consent to share information has been given in writing  
  • To report back any areas of risk, not previously identified, to manager  
  • Read and abide by the care plan implemented by the assessor in the Client’s guide   
  • Maintain confidentiality and committing not to divulge information to third parties unless consent to share information has been given in writing and agreed with the Specialist Manager  
  • To attend and engage in regular supervisions, appraisals and performance review accepting and providing constructive feedback.      

 

Essential Skills:  

  • Minimum 6 months of experience in caring for the elderly or disabled clients  
  • An understanding of the needs of elderly or disabled adults who are vulnerable within society   
  • Experience of providing care to people living in the community    
  • Demonstrate ability to relate professionally and respectfully to elderly or disabled clients  
  • Physically fit and able to undertake safe manual handling practices   
  • Good verbal and written communication skills   
  • Good telephone manner and good level of spoken English  
  • Observant and sensitive  to  a  Client’s  needs  
  • Ability to liaise with outside agencies and other professionals   
  • Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team  
  • Knowledge of food hygiene/manual handling/health & safety standards and practices  

 

DESIRABLE SKILLS:  

  • Current and clean driving licence  
  • Experience of providing care to people living in the community    
  • Relevant NVQ qualification   

   

WORKING CONDITIONS: Working hours will vary depending on the client’s needs and availability of the carer.  This can involve either live in care or shift work.  Terms and conditions of employment are as per your employment contract and staff handbook.  Carers are expected to arrive on time for all shifts.  

There may be opportunities of availability of additional hours in other services within Paula Integrated Care

TRAINING: A two day Induction course, followed by one day manual handling, must be completed before commencement of employment.  Care staff will also be required to attend ongoing training from time to time to  maintain  their  skills  and  to  comply  with  Paula Integrated Care’s  registration requirements.  There is also a three monthly in-service review meeting.  

DRESS CODE: A smart casual appearance is required at all times with sensible footwear.  Jewellery must be kept to a safe minimum.  No trainers or jeans are to be worn.  Carers are provided with ID cards which are to be clearly presented during each shift.   

 If you have any further queries regarding the Care Assistant position please contact our office on 01612462509 | 07935856978 Monday to Friday 9am – 5 pm.