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18 October
2017

Our Mission is to build resilience, raise aspiration, improve lives

Homecare Service Recruitment


Local Solutions Homecare service is one of the largest and fastest expanding care providers in the North West, delivering care packages in Liverpool, Halton and St Helens.

We are constantly seeking to recruit staff to support us in delivering a quality service.

We have the following current vacancies within Homecare:


Care Assessment Officer x 2

Senior Care Workers - Liverpool/St Helens

Care Support Workers

Mobile Night Support Workers

See below for more information & job descriptions for each role.

 

You can apply for any of these posts by clicking on the link below for an application form:

application_pack_082015.doc

Please contact the HR Department on 0151-705-2333 if you require the form in another format. 

You can also request a posted copy of the recruitment pack for any of the vacancies by contacting our recruitment hotline on (0151) 705 2326  Leaving a message with your:         

Full contact details; name, address and state which post you wish to apply for.

Guidance notes for completing the form can be accessed below.  The notes will detail what is required for all sections of the application.

guidance_notes_may_2014.pdf

Job descriptions/Specifications can be found with each respective vacancy. Copies can also be posted to you upon request by contacting the HR Department on 0151-705 2333 or emailing

jobs@localsolutions.org.uk

 To view these documents you will need the adobe acrobat reader. This can be downloaded for free by clicking here .  



Homecare Care Assessment Officer x2
One post full time post & one post fixed term for 12 months
Salary : £19,760 pa
40 hours per week Flexible
Closing date 31st October 2017

Local Solutions Homecare Service requires an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to conduct quality audits, reviews and assessments to ensure the service is fit for purpose, along with conducting observations/assessments of staff within the workplace to ensure they have the skills to deliver a quality service and contribute towards the development of systems, policies and procedures to bring on-going improvement and compliance. 

Previous experience is in health and social care is essential and experience in completing person centered care plans, along with caring and professional attitude and the ability to work in a busy environment, we require someone who is a team player, flexible, organised and is able to work well under pressure. There is a requirement for flexibility around travel to other sites and some weekend and out of hours working.

Applicants must have use of a private vehicle and have access to a mobile telephone.   A comprehensive training and induction programme will be provided. 

Applicants must have or be working towards NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care

Post subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is:
Tuesday 31st October 2017 at 11:59 pm

CV’S are not accepted all applicants must complete an application form.

Application pack available from
Recruitment Hotline – 0151 705 2326
Or download from the top of this page - Good Luck!

jd_care_reviewing__and__assessment_officer.pdf


Senior Care Workers
Part Time & Full Time
Based in Liverpool & St Helens
Salary: £8.50 per hour

Monday – Friday & £8.72 per hour Saturday & Sunday

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic charity and play a key role in the community mentoring care support workers, dealing with breakdowns in the community, starting new care packages, completing observations and supervision in the community to ensure a safe, effective and quality caring service is delivered.

Local Solutions is looking for a self-motivated individual who is keen to take the next step in their career and has a real passion for social care. You will have excellent caring and communication skills, along with good attention to details.  Experience of working in a health and/or social care setting is essential.   Applicants should ideally have an NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Care and/or equivalent.  We are recruiting staff who can meet one or more of the following shifts:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday; 7 am – 1 pm and/or 4 – 10 pm

Benefits include; contracted hours, pension, smart phone provided, mileage, free uniform, enhanced pay for bank holidays, enhanced holiday entitlement after five years’ service and company pension scheme.

Local Solutions cares and invests in its employees and is proud to hold the following workplace awards; Investors in People Award, Disability Confident Symbol, LGBTI Charter Mark, ROSPA Gold Award and The Workplace Wellbeing Charter.

We are committed to delivering equality of opportunity for all of our service users and staff. Our aim is to create a workplace which is free from discrimination and diversity is celebrated. We aim to create an environment where staff and service users are equally valued and supported.

Local Solutions is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A driving licence and use of a vehicle is essential.   Opportunities for further training and development available.

Post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 11:59PM 23rd October

It is anticipated interviews will be held week commencing 

Application pack is available from Recruitment Hotline – 0151 705 2326 or download from the top of this page - Good Luck!

senior_care_worker_jd_october_2017.pdf



Care Support Workers

Care Support Workers provide practical support and personal care to individuals within their own homes.  In addition, the role involves encouraging social inclusion within the community or assisting with the service user’s independence to ensure that their dignity is maintained whilst receiving assistance.  Care Support Workers assist a diverse range of service user groups within the local community who are benefitting from the tailor made care packages  on offer. 

 job_description_-_care_support_worker.pdf

person_specification_-care_support_worker.pdf



Mobile Night Care Support Workers

Mobile Night Care Support Workers provide practical support and personal care to individuals within their own homes across Liverpool. Mobile Night Care Support Workers assist a diverse range of service user groups within the local community who are benefitting from the tailor made care packages  on offer. Driver’s are essential for this role and petrol allowance is included. As this is evening work, our Mobile Night Care Support workers will be on an enhanced rate of pay.

 

job_description_-_mobile_night_care_support_worker.pdf

person_specification_-_mobile_night_care_support_worker.pdf 


Return address for completed forms

Human Resources Department
Local Solutions
Mount Vernon Green
Hall Lane
Liverpool
L7 8TF
Tel: (0151) 705 2333

jobs@localsolutions.org.uk

 

Homecare has a constant recruitment drive for Care Support Workers. For an insight into the role from two of Homecare's staff, please click on the following PDF.

the_role_of_care_support_worker.pdf  

 

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