Home Support Worker (care) – STUST – South Kirklees (Huddersfield and Surrounding Areas) – Kirklees Council – Huddersfield

Kirklees Council

BASED IN SOUTH KIRKLEES – HUDDERSFIELD AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

What Kirklees STUST can offer you:

Uniform provided

Full payment of contracted hours including training

A comprehensive, extensive training and induction programme

Six-month probationary period

Monthly mileage payments (using claim form)

Funding and support to complete Care Certificate

Ongoing training and supervision

Direct support during working hours including Out of Hours

Career development and progression

Paid DBS

Access to Kirklees employee benefits

Permanent contracts available.

This is a rolling advert – applications will be checked and shortlisted regularly.

Shifts will include weekends, evenings, and Public Holidays. You will be required to work across North or South Kirklees in order to meet the needs of the service. You will work 14 shifts over a 4 week period which will include 2 weeks on early shifts starting at approx 7.00am (maybe 6.00am if service require) and 2 weeks on late shifts starting at approx 3.00pm. 

Kirklees Council are recruiting Home Support Workers in the Short Term and Urgent Support Teams. The teams provide a range of services to adults living in their own homes in partnership with health colleagues. All of our services have a re-ablement ethos and aim to provide support which helps people to be as independent as possible.

You will be expected to read the Care Plans and other documents such as risk assessments to ensure you can support people safely and record how you have supported them on the daily recording sheets.

It is challenging and demanding work, yet ultimately rewarding as you can directly make a difference to the quality of a persons’ life and their day to day experiences. 

Watch our video to see how working as a Home Support Officer really makes a difference to people’s lives:

If you would like to find out more about this role, please email .

You will be working with service users who may have restricted mobility and/or challenging behaviour. Following an offer of appointment, you will be required to undertake a standard medical screening and any other medical screening as determined by the Occupational Health Unit appropriate to occupational risk.

Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time. It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving licence and it is expected that you will have use of your own car. (Exceptions can be made for disabled applicants). 

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