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Chance to meet care staff at recruitment drive

Added on: 12th October, 2017 by Cherry_9506

Chance to meet care staff at recruitment drive

Vickie Middle, Branch Manager at NHC.

Last Updated:
Thu, 12 October 2017

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NORTH Somerset residents looking for a job or a new challenge can find out more about working in the care industry during a care provider’s recruitment drive this month (October, 2017).

Notaro Homecare (NHC) will be at the Job Centre on the High Street in Weston-super-Mare on Thursday, October 19 from 9am until 5pm to meet people interested in working in care.

Vickie Middle, Branch Manager at NHC, which was recently one of three providers to be awarded the final care contract for homecare provision across North Somerset for the next seven years, said: “We are currently on a recruitment drive and want to meet as many people as possible who might be interested in a new challenge and taking on a career in care.

“People can come and meet us at the Job Centre and find out what it’s like to work in the industry and how rewarding it can really be. We’ll also talk them through all of the training and career advancement opportunities we offer so they can see how they can really make this a vocation in life.”

New carers who join the team will take part in a regulated training programme including emergency first aid or first aid at work, safe handling of medicines, moving and handling of people, health and safety, fire safety, safeguarding adults, infection control and food hygiene.

Each new carer will be shadowed by a senior member of the team for a minimum of one week. Thereafter they are regularly supervised and observed delivering care in the homes of service users.

New members of the team are encouraged to complete their NVQ L2 (QCF) Health & Social Care, if they don’t already hold the qualification or NVQ L3 if they are looking to become a senior carer.

As well as full training, Notaro also offers competitive rates, travel time for walkers and drivers, mileage payments, consistent hours, a refer a friend scheme and national discount scheme for major brands.

Vickie added: “We have a variety of full-time and part-time positions on offer and we will be happy to answer any questions that people might have. We can’t wait to meet lots of potential new employees on the day.”

Due to its continued hard work and dedication to its sector, NHC supports hundreds of people remaining in their own homes. It provides an extensive range of services, from daily calls and sleep-ins to bespoke live-in care services.

The large team of trained, specialist, care workers provide positive-based outcomes and person-centred care to people throughout North Somerset.

NHC’s core values, instilled into every staff member, include protecting people’s dignity, choice, independence, privacy and rights and ensuring people maintain involvement in their community and achieve fulfilment in their lives. NHC works in a person-centred way which puts the person at the centre of the process of planning and delivering care, ensuring their views and wishes are reflected in their care plan.

NHC uses Weston-super-Mare based AAA Training Solutions, a specialist health and social care training company, to deliver full five day classroom based inductions, training and refresher training to experienced and non-experienced staff.

Members of staff from NHC will be at the Job Centre on the High Street in Weston-super-Mare on Thursday, October 19 from 9am until 5pm.

For more information about NHC, please call 01934 422800 or visit www.notarohomecare.co.uk. Alternatively, please follow the company on Facebook at www.facebook.com/homecareagency or on Twitter @NotaroHomecare.

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