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What job opportunities exist with Nursing & Caring Direct?

Nursing & Caring Direct can offer job opportunities to those individuals who would like to make a difference, are compassionate and have a caring nature.

Job opportunities that currently exist are as follows:

 

The role of a Domiciliary Care Worker is to work without direct supervision in the home of the service user providing care and support including personal, social and domestic support whilst adhering to the service user’s individual care and support plan.

The aim of the position is to enable service users to remain safely in their own home with as much independence as possible. Alongside providing care and support in a professional, discreet and caring manner, always ensuring the service user’s right to privacy and dignity is maintained.

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The role of a Support Worker is to work without direct supervision in the home or outside of the service user’s home for social or work based activities and to provide care and support including personal, social and domestic support whilst adhering to the service user’s individual care and support plan.

The aim of the position is to enable service users to remain safely in their own home with as much independence as possible.  Alongside providing care and support in a professional, discreet and caring manner, always ensuring the service user’s right to privacy and dignity is maintained.

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The role of a Health Care Assistant is to work as instructed by the Nurse in Charge and without direct supervision in the hospital/ward of placement. As a health care assistant/ nursing auxiliary you will help professional staff to look after patients in hospitals and you will be required to carry out basic tasks, working as part of a team under supervision of qualified senior staff.  

You will be required to provide care and support in a confidential, professional, discreet and caring manner, always ensuring the service user’s right to privacy and dignity is maintained.

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FAQ:

How do I apply for a position with Nursing & Caring Direct?

To apply to Nursing & Caring  Direct  you must complete an application form (link below)

You must provide as much information as possible to support your application.

On receipt of application you will be contacted by Nursing & Caring Direct to attend for interview

(insert link to application form)

 

Do I need previous experience?

Previous experience in any of the above positions is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided

 

Will I  be security checked?

Yes this is an essential requirement with all our posts

 

What training is provided?

On commencement of employment  you will undergo a full 5 day induction training programme followed by  on the job  training under supervision.  You will be required to attend regular updated training and supervision  throughout your employment

 

Mandatory training is as follows:

  • Induction – full 5 days to include Company Policies & Procedures
  • Customer Care
  • Fire Safety
  • Moving and Handling
  • Administration of Medication
  • Protection of Vulnerable Adults
  • Child Protection
  • Infection Control
  • Awareness of Basic First Aid
  • Food Hygiene

 

In addition to the Mandatory training listed we will provide other topics to enhance learning and understanding in health and social care.  Opportunities will also be offered to those employees who would like to undergo training at QCF (Quality Care Framework) Level 2 & 3

 

What are the rates of pay?

Nursing & Caring Direct offer competitive rates of pay which will be disclosed to you at interview

 

Do I receive holiday pay?

Yes you will receive paid leave in line with the statutory entitlement of 28 days per year based on full time hours and pro rata thereafter

 

Do I receive a uniform?

Yes you will receive a Nursing & Caring Direct uniform and PPE

 

Can I work flexible or part time hours?

Yes we have positions available for full or part time hours weekdays and weekends.

 

Do I need my own transport?

You will be required to have your own transport.

 

I am a Student can I work for you?

Yes we welcome Students who can work when not studying

 

What is the minimum age I have to be to work for Nursing & Caring Direct?

The minimum age is 18 due to the nature of our business

 

Do I have to Register with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)?

Yes this is a regulatory requirement for all posts subject to commencing employment with Nursing & Caring Direct

 

Is there a minimal educational requirement to work for Nursing & Caring Direct?

All applicants must have a very good level of written and spoken English