Care and Training Practitioner

Location: Leeds

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 01 March 2021

Salary: £10.75 ph

Specific Hours: Full time

Care and Training Practitioner

The Role:

We are looking to recruit a Senior Care Assistant who is ready for the next step in their Career. As a Care and Training Practitioner with Helping Hands you will support in training the next generation of Care Assistants in providing the best possible support to our Customers.

You will be involved from the moment a carer comes in for their first interview, right the way through their journey with Helping Hands. You will offer coaching and support to new carers while assisting the office team with recruitment, compliance and customer reviews.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring Carers are trained to the highest standard
  • Supporting the branch team with auditing and compliance
  • Spot checks and supervisions with Care Assistants
  • Meetings with customers to review care plans
  • Conducting risk assessments

What’s in it for you?

If you are an experienced Care Assistant looking for career progression, then this is the role for you. Our Care and Training Practitioners have a varied role, interacting with customers out in the field and supporting the team in the office. Other benefits include:

  • 23 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Access to an Employee Benefits portal with a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme

PS - did you know that we’re the only care company recognised in the UK’s Best Places to Work awards, two years in a row?

There’s just one question left to ask; are you ready to come and join us?

Helping Hands is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce as we believe this develops a comfortable working environment for all our staff. All applications will be treated fairly in line with our Equality and Diversity Policy.

Ref: CM001 

Recruitment focused

The Role:

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about recruitment to support our branch in hiring the next generation of carers. You will be involved from the moment a carer comes in for their first interview, right the way through their journey with Helping Hands. You will offer coaching and support to new carers while assisting the office team with compliance and customer reviews.

The role of Care and Training practitioner is a great steppingstone to further your career as you will become an expert in recruitment whilst also being exposed to the wider running of the branch to support the Registered Manager. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring Carers are recruited and trained to the highest standard
  • Conducting telephone and face to face interviews
  • Completing compliance for new starters including right to work, references and DBS
  • Supporting the branch team with auditing and compliance
  • Spot checks and supervisions with Care Assistants
  • Meetings with customers to review care plans

What’s in it for you?

If you have experience in both care delivery and a passion for recruitment this is the role for you. Our Care and Training Practitioners have a varied role going out into the field to visit customers and supporting the office team but for this particular role you will be recruitment focused.

This is an incredibly rewarding job where you are responsible for hiring the next generation of fantastic carers and are able to witness them succeed and grow with the company.

  • Candidates must have access to a vehicle and have a full UK driving license
  • You must be flexible to meet the needs of the business (Supporting with compliance, rotas etc)
  • You will take part in an on call rota
  • You will have to cover care calls as part of this role

 

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