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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

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