Training for Homecare staff

Local Solutions provides training to all homecare staff during the induction process.

The following key areas are covered:

  • Manual handling
  • First aid
  • Food hygiene
  • Health & safety
  • Fire safety
  • Induction into care
  • Medication awareness
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)
  • Skills for care common induction standards

Homecare employees are offered the following benefits:

Training that can lead to the qualifications accredited by the QCF (The Qualifications & Credit Framework)

  • Full induction programme
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Evening and weekend work

Training is undertaken within Local Solutions' in house at head office in Mount Vernon Green, Kensington, Liverpool. 

If you are interested in becoming a care worker at Homecare please call our recruitment department for details of current vacancies Tel: 0151-705 2333/4

 

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Our Stats

99%
of people feel safer after our Domestic Abuse support.
184
homeless young people supported in 2017-18.
91%
of people felt our Homecare Adult Social Care service met their needs.
3000+
Carers supported by the Liverpool Carers Centre in the past year.

Recent news

Fantastic News – Local Solutions’ Mytime initiative has been named as one of 50 ‘New Radicals’ by Nesta and the Observer. Every two years, Nesta and the Observer pull together a list of 50 radical thinking organisations and individuals developing creative ways of tackling society’s biggest challenges. The list which was compiled from hundreds of entries was published in yesterday’s Observer.

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Congratulations to Hannah McCowen for completing an impressive 5K swim  and raising £635 for homeless young people.  Hannah works as Fundraising and Communications Manager for Local Solutions and also leads our Resettlement Passport Initiative.  The money raised will go towards emergency items such as shoes, pyjamas and coats for homeless young people arriving in our Supported Lodgings projects.

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On 13th July, Steve Hawkins (in his capacity as LJMU Honorary Fellow) attended the graduation ceremony at Liverpool Cathedral, where he was delighted to present Neena Gill, CBE, MEP, with the award of an Honorary Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding contribution to public service.  Former student, Neena, was the first British-Asian female to be elected in the U.K. and in the European Union in 1999.  

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