Playback Care Solutions provide services for Clients all over London with many different types of needs. We strive to deliver the best care service, which we need to recruit the right individuals. We base the recruitment of all our staff on commitment, compassion and shared values. We encourage applications from all ages, ethnics, genders and religious backgrounds. A person who is able to write and read in English will be eligible to apply for a Job. Also, a person who has the right to work in UK will be eligible to apply for a job with Playback Care Solutions.

Please note: ALL applicants are required to undergo a Criminal Discloser Check, due to the vulnerability of our Service Users.

We ensure we take extra care on recruiting people that are

  • Caring, compassionate and positive
  • Trained with all relevant qualifications
  • Competent, honesty and integrity

Job Description- Care Worker

Playback care application

Please print out application form attached above, complete application form and bring in the application form and all relevant documents please see below.

All applicants are put through an intensive interview and induction prior to starting the job which consists of:

  • Applying a full enhanced Disclosure and Barring service (DBS) check.
  • Receive confirmation that applicants DBS check is clear, has no prior offences.
  • Two references from, one from the most recent employer.

Relevant documents:

Identification

  • Current, valid full passport (certified copies must show nationality, place and date of birth, passport number, expiry date, photograph and signature)
  • Original birth certificate (UK birth certificate issued within 12 months of the date of birth in full form including those issued by UK authorities overseas such as Embassies High Commissions and HM Forces)
  • EEA member state identity card
  • National identity card bearing a photograph of the applicant
  • Current, valid full UK photo-card driving license with signature or old-style driving license
  • EEA photocard driving license
  • Current, valid UK photo-card provisional license
  • Residence permit showing your full name and current address. This is issued by the Home Office to non-EU Nationals on sight of your own country’s passport.

 2 proof of address in the last three months

  • Household utility bill (eg gas, electric, water or fixed line telephone but not a mobile phone bill). It must be no more than three months old and show your name and current address
  • Utility bill from an EEA-based utility provider (less than 3 months old)
  • Current UK driving license (but only if not used for the name evidence)
  • Old style driving licence. Provisional licences are not acceptable as proof of address
  • Bank, building society or credit card statement. It must be no more than three months old and show your name and current address
  • Statement from an EEA-based bank (less than 3 months old)
  • Local authority tax bill (e.g. council tax) valid for the current year
  • Local authority rent book
  • Original mortgage statement from a recognised lender issued for the last full year
  • Solicitor’s letter confirming recent house purchase or land registry confirmation (in this case, proof of previous address will also be needed)
  • HM Revenue & Customs (Inland Revenue) tax document e.g. tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding. It must contain your full name and current address. P45s and P60s are not acceptable
  • Original notification letter from the relevant benefits agency confirming the right to benefits or state pension
  • Northern Ireland Voter’s Card showing your current address
  • Electoral Register entry

Qualification checks:

All applicants do not need previous training or qualifications as we are able to provide all relevant training before applicant starts work, to ensure their skills meet the industries best practice.

The training we provide are all mandatory trainings, when training has been completed the applicant will understand the following aspects of their job:

 

  • The role of Health and Social worker
  • Communicate effectively
  • Personal development
  • Equality and inclusion
  • Person-centred support
  • Principles for implementing duty of care
  • Principles of safeguarding in Health and Social care
  • Health and Safety in adult social care settings

 

Following the applicant’s induction training, the care worker will spend time shadowing senior and experienced care workers of the team. Shadowing provides an opportunity to translate the lesion learned in the training into action, live situations also to pick up valuable insight on working with others and Service Users.

Even after your initial induction training, when you have the competence and confidence to work unsupervised, all care workers can still access a network of support.

 

Ongoing Training

We also provide more advanced training also for example:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care
  • With some progression onto level 3 in Health
  • Care Certificate
  • Tailored training for care workers, for example (PEG feeding or end of life)

For more information on industry recognised training standards, please visit the Skills for Care website:

http://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/skills-for-care-partner-zone/adult-social-care-great-career