Homecarers Liverpool Ltd - Apprentice Care/Support Work - L10 / Fazakerley

Salary: £227.50 per week
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 17-Aug-2018

Employer Name: Homecarers Liverpool Ltd 

Employer Address & Postcode:  Head Office - 8 Childwall Valley Road Liverpool L16 4PE

Vacancy is for the Fazakerley area

Weekly Wage: £227.50



Employer Description:

HCL is an approved provider for the delivery of the Personal Care Services Contract, on behalf of Liverpool City Council and are registered with Care Quality Commission (CQC) as a Domiciliary Care Service Provider. Our services comply with the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety.

Visit their website: http://www.home-carers.co.uk/


Job Description:

Apprentice Care/Support Workers are to provide physical and emotional support to clients living within their own homes and/or to support clients in accessing day services/daily activities.

 You will be working closely with other professionals, agencies, colleagues and clients’ relatives to provide a personalised service that meets the needs of individuals maintaining their quality of life.

 You will provide physical and emotional support as required and demonstrate a caring attitude towards others which is based on respect, dignity and equality.

Homecarers Liverpool Ltd (HCL) Care’s Mission Statement of Values in all areas of your work.

The role requires a personal responsibility for upholding Homecarers Liverpool Ltd (HCL) Care’s Mission Statement of Values in all areas of your work. 

As an Apprentice Care/Support Worker you will be provided with the training required to carry out the following duties: 

  1. To provide and maintain a high standard of personal care for each client which may include: Intimate care, hygiene and physical well being

  2. To adhere to each client’s agreed individualised care plan

  3. To respond appropriately to medical or health concerns by reporting any concerns to a Locality Manager in accordance within HCL’s Reporting policy and procedures

  4. To strictly adhere to HCL’s Care’s Safeguarding of Adults Policy

  5. To ensure you are familiar with and follow all of the HCL Care policies and procedures

  6. To provide support and to enable clients with their daily living skills as required, whilst respecting an individual’s right to dignity, privacy and choice

  7. To provide a safe environment for clients whilst maintaining high standards of personal and domestic hygiene, following HCL’s Infection Control policy

  8. To carry a company Identity badge at all times

  9. To wear a company uniform and use company personal protective clothing (PPE) were applicable according to the companies policy and procedures

  10. To adhere to HCL’s confidentiality policy

Responsibilities as a Member of the Team

  1. To work co- operatively as part of a member of multi-disciplinary team

  2. To report any matters of concern to the Locality manager

  3. To contribute to a culture of open communication

  4. To document ,update and maintain the necessary client documentation

  5. To attend relevant training events and to work towards minimum NVQ/Diploma Level 2 qualification in Adult Health or Social Care or hold an equivalent qualification

  6. To act in a manner which promotes and ensures Health and Safety in the work place.

  7. To communicate with others in a professional and courteous manner


Skills Required:

  • To be able to work alone confidentially *subject to completion training/shadowing

  • Effective verbal and listening skills

  • Clean UK driving license – desirable

  • Able to work as part of a team

  • Time management skills


Qualifications Required:

  • Basic Literacy and Numeracy skills


Personal Qualities:

  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

  • Demonstrate sound work ethics

  • Be consistent and fair

  • Be compassionate and understanding

  • Be flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings

  • Respect cultural differences

  • Work effectively as a member of a team

  • Punctual and reliable


Training to be Provided:

Healthcare Support Services

NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care


Expected Duration:

12 Months


Working Week:

35 hours per week – shift basis  - no sleepovers, all daytime/evening/weekend work

Shifts are: 8am-2pm & 4pm-10pm including weekends and bank holidays


Future Prospects:

Permanent position within the company


Please note that candidates must be 18 or over to apply for this position due to insurance purposes


If you wish to apply for thos vacancy please send a copy of your updated CV to craig.donaldson@liv-coll.ac.uk 

stating the vacancy and location you are applying for, and answer the employers qualifying questions:

Question1: Why do you want a career in the healthcare industry?

Question2: Give an example of how you have previously worked well with others.



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