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Recruitment at Wickford

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.

One of our Essex offices is based in Wickford, and our home care workers cover the following locations:

Wickford – Hockley – Rayleigh – Hullbridge – Basildon – Rochford – surrounding areas

Job Roles Available:

CARE ASSISTANT

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 are looking for home care workers who share the company’s passion for enabling independent living to join our growing team.

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)

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.

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Arrange home care for a loved one

We understand choosing to have care delivered in your own home can be a daunting task and that’s why we are here to guide you through the process, every step of the way.

Step 1

Call our care team on 0800 138 4030 or email: [email protected] to discuss your requirements

Step 2

We’ll arrange a free face-to-face home care assessment with an experienced local Care Manager

Step 3

We will create a unique support and care plan tailored to your needs

Step 4

We will help match you with a carefully selected carer that meets your personal needs

Step 1

Call our care team on 0800 138 4030 or email: [email protected] to discuss your requirements

Step 2

We’ll arrange a free face-to-face home care assessment with an experienced local Care Manager

Step 3

We will create a unique support and care plan tailored to your needs

Step 4

We will help match you with a carefully selected carer that meets your personal needs

Care you can trust

We are committed to investing in systems, training and procedures to ensure that we are able to deliver a superior level of service which is timely and reliable.

In addition to first class carers we have a strong home care management team in place which is dedicated to ensuring that all of our clients and their families are happy with the service being provided.

Why choose Novus Care?

Schedule a free assessment

Get in touch to speak with our care team about your ideal care plan.