Recruitment at Reading
As a recognised provider of home care across the South of England, Novus Care has a strong team of carers which is constantly expanding to meet demand.
Our home care workers cover the following locations:
Calcot – Caversham – Coley – Fords Farm – Purley on Thames – Southcote – Theale – Tilehurst – West Reading – Whitley – surrounding areas
Job Roles Available:
Support them with various daily tasks including:
- Personal Care, washing and dressing
- Medication assistance
- Preparation of food & drink
- Domestic assistance
- Promotion of independence and dignity
- Shopping visits
What do we offer?
We value and appreciate our staff, in return for your hard work and commitment we offer:
- Competitive pay rates
- Flexible working hours
- 28 Days paid holiday (Pro rata for part time)
- Full training, continued development and support
- Paid mileage
We have a good management in place to support you in your career goals and aspirations, but require reliability, dedication and compassion from all of our staff members.
As a home care provider we are also looking for:
- Live in carers
- Carers with specialism (experience in palliative care, dementia care, physical disabilities)
- First time carer (new to the sector)
To apply for any roles you will be required to have a DBS check, and you will need your own transport.
If you think you have what it takes please contact us via the below:
About The Staff
We truly believe in the quality of care we provide, our rigorous recruitment policy ensures that all staff undergo a number of checks before being allowed to carry out home care duties.
Our recruitment process entails:
- Enhanced DBS checks
- Reference Checks
- Induction training including theoretical and practical training
- Continued checks and observations
The DBS check incorporates a verification of the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults list provided by the Independent Safeguarding Authority.
Our thorough induction programme ensures that all employees are fully versed on the common induction standards and trained to a level that ensures they meet the Essential Standards of Quality as set out by the CQC (Care Quality Commission). We provide essential training on:
- Safe Guarding
- Medication Awareness
- Infection Control
- Moving and Positioning
- Health and Safety
- Nutrition, Hydration and Food Safety.
We believe in investing and retaining our staff and ensure that all our carers either have achieved, or are working towards a minimum NVQ Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care.