- Q.What are the main times of day when care is needed?
- Q. Does it involve weekends and bank holidays?
- Q. What kind of tasks are carers expected to do?
- Q. Where will I be working?
- Q. Will I get paid for mileage?
- Q. Will I get paid for travel time?
- Q. Do I need to have passed my driving test?
- Q. I have no experience in care, can I still work for you?
- Q. Is there a uniform?
- Q. Will I get paid for holidays ?
- Q. Can I work school hours?
- Q. Will I receive training?
A. Early morning/breakfast ; Lunchtime ; Late afternoon/tea-time ; Bed time. Care activities are usually required between 7am and 10pm.
A. Supporting people in their day to day living such as getting up and going to bed, preparing drinks and basic meals, personal hygiene and using the toilet, helping with medication needs.
A. Our main areas are Leek and surrounding villages, Biddulph with Brown Lees and Brown Edge, Newcastle with Kidsgrove. You be offered work in one of these areas.
A. No, but your work will be based in as small an area as possible to keep your costs down.
A. Yes, and have the use of a car.
A. Yes, because if you are successful at interview you will receive training and support before taking on responsibilities as a carer.
A. You will be provided with a uniform along with protective equipment such as gloves and aprons etc.
A. You will be told when you start how much paid holiday you are entitled to, which will be dependant on the hours you work.
A. Our Care Manager would need to make such a decision based on the organisations needs. You would be expected to be available to work weekends.
A. Yes, both when you start and during your employment.