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Job Hit By Coronavirus? Check our Western Region Carer Posts Now

Glen Caring is recruiting compassionate individuals to join our fantastic family of Carers, at this critical time. If you have recently lost work on a temporary or permanent basis, then check out the opportunities for our carer posts now.

About Carer Posts Now Available

We have temporary, permanent & Banking (casual) contracts available to provide care to our clients in their own homes. Posts are available in Derry, Strabane, Castlederg, Newtownstewart, Omagh, Gortin and Greencastle.

So even if you’re hoping to go back to your job, it’s worth considering a temporary post in social care.

We offer a competitive salary, mileage, company pension scheme, full training and uniform is provided.

Glen Caring has been providing home care services since 1995. Today our team of trained carers and office/management staff enable our clients to remain at home with confidence and reassurance.  With the help of our care assistants, our clients can enjoy an improved quality of life. They can live as independently as possible in the community, so crucial now when the health service us under huge pressure.

Who Should Apply for These Carer Posts Now?

There are lots of reasons to apply for our carer posts now:

  • You are looking for a new challenge
  • You have no formal experience but have always wanted to start a career in caring
  • You have past experience and want to return to social care
  • You are looking for temporary work until the Coronavirus crisis is past and your job resumes
  • You are looking for a new permanent job

For these reasons and more, we have an opportunity for you to being that journey with Glen Caring Services.  Join our amazing team of carers and help us make a difference to the lives of our client’s.

What We are Looking For

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about helping people especially during these tough times. You must be committed to delivering high standards of care to service users in their own homes.

If this sounds like you and you are interested in a role as a carer with Glen Caring, we would like to hear from you.  Candidates do not need any previous experience as full training will be provided.

Essential Criteria for Carer Posts

In order to apply for any of these posts you must:

  • Have a full driving licence
  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Have access to a car

Successful applicants are subject to NI Social Care Council (NISCC) registration, Enhanced Access NI & reference checks.

How to Join the Glen Caring Team

To find out more or to request an application form, email us at info@glencaring.com  to request an application form, or download an application form here. In the meantime, you can find out more about Glen Caring here.

 

 

Glen Caring Seeks Care Co-Ordinator for Strabane

Care Co-Ordinator Post for Strabane

Glen Caring is seeking to fill a full-time care co-ordinator post at our Strabane Office.  The successful candidate will liaise closely with our care workers and other care professionals such as social workers. They will also maintain care plans and organise rotas for carers.

About The Care Co-Ordinator Post

Glen Caring is a private home care agency which offers support and services to individuals who want to remain independent in their own home. We have an opportunity to recruit a new care co-ordinator for our Strabane Office based in the local town. This is a full-time 9 to 5, Monday to Friday position.

Key Responsibilities for Care Co-Ordinator Post

  • Co-ordinate the customer referral process ensuring all customer details are entered into our business operating system
  • Maintain and update care plans
  • Liaise closely with social workers on a daily basis on client’s needs
  • Distribute rotas to care workers on a weekly basis
  • Good communication with care workers about changes to rota on a daily basis
  • Attending meetings with clients when necessary
  • Assisting Human Resources to interview possible candidates for care workers
  • Being available to take our out of hours phone when required

Essential Requirements for the Care Co-Ordinator Post:

We require the following skills and experience:

You must be dedicated to providing an excellent customer service as well as reliable, flexible, and well organised. Candidates must also be able to pay attention to detail and enjoy problem solving.

In this role, you will be liaising with a range of people such as support workers, service users, office personnel, social services. Therefore, you must have excellent communication skills. You must be IT literate as you will be using a care database on a daily basis.

Candidates must also have the following qualifications:

  • GCSE in Maths and English or equivalent is essential.
  • Experience working in the Health and Social Care sector is essential
  • A Health and Social Care qualification is preferable

Additional Information:

Candidates must be willing to undertake a police disclosure form.  Disclosure expense will be met by the applicant. Candidates must also have a full driving license to be able to visit clients when required.

Rate of pay will be discussed at the interview stage

About Glen Caring

Glen Caring has been providing home care services since 1995. Today our team of trained carers and office/management staff enable our clients to remain at home with confidence and reassurance.  With the help of our care assistants, our clients can enjoy an improved quality of life.  So, they can live as independently as possible in the community they know and love.

All staff receive a full training induction before starting work and we will support them to gain accredited qualifications. The training and qualifications will develop them professionally and teach new skills.  You can find out more about Glen Caring here. https://www.glencaring.com/

Services Glen Caring Provides

At Glen Caring, we offer a range of social care services to clients who require care at home to maintain both their health and their independence.  These services include everything from meals and household duties and shopping to personal care and companionship. We offer our services in many different ways as follows:

  • Self Directed Support – which offers clients the ‘choice, flexibility and control’ to take charge of their own care package
  • Private Home Care – home care packages customised to meet the needs of any individual or family.
  • Specialist Care – such as dementia care, palliative care and end-of-life care
  • Respite and Sitting Services – these offer clients to enjoy a caring and fun experience while also providing their families with the support they need to take a much-deserved break.It includes e.g. suitable minibus for the transport of service users offering day trips for example shopping, cinema, library, concerts – along with weekend breaks. It also includes sitting services and over night packages are designed to offer support and reassurance for clients and their families.

You can find out more about our services here: https://www.glencaring.com/services/

How to Apply for the Care Co-Ordinator Post:

If you would like to know more about this vacancy, or would like an application form, please contact Lisa on 02882252666. Application forms are also available to download from our website here

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th October 2018 @ 5pm

Glen Caring Social Care Jobs in Newtownstewart, Castlederg, Gortin and Victoria Bridge

Social Care Jobs in Newtownstewart & Surrounding Areas

We have openings for social care jobs in the Newtownstewart, Castlederg, Gortin and Victoria Bridge areas. The vacancies are for care assistants and both full-time and part-time posts are available. 

We offer flexible rotas, so these social care jobs may suit those who need the flexibility that a 9 to 5 job doesn’t offer.  The social care jobs are also open to those new to social care. Because we offer all the training you need, you don’t need previous experience to apply. 

Details of the services we offer to our clients are on our website but you can read more about Glen Caring Services here. 

 

Details of Social Care Jobs 

The full-time and part-time social care jobs are available in the following areas: 

  • 1 Full-time post (Morning to Teatime) in Newtownstewart 
  • 1 Part-time post (Bedtime run) in Newtownstewart 
  • 1 Full-time post (Morning to Bedtime) in Castlederg 
  • 1 Full-time post (Morning to Bedtime) in Victoria Bridge 
  • 1 Part-time post (Bedtime run) in Gortin. 

 

What Glen Caring Offers You  

 Looking after people is a very rewarding and satisfying job. The care you provide helps someone to stay in their own home for as long as possible, supported with dignity by people who care. In return, Glen Caring offers the following terms and benefits with these social care jobs: 

  • £8.50 per hour 
  • Mileage allowance of £0.20 per mile 
  • A work-life balance 
  • Paid Training – find out more about Glen Caring Training here
  • Free Uniform 
  • Flexible Rota’s 
  • NVQ qualification in Health and Social Care available 
  • Additional Training opportunities 

 

Essential Criteria for Social Care Jobs  

In order to apply for these full-time or part-time social care jobs, you will need:  

  • Full driving licence 
  • Access to a car 

 

About Glen Caring 

Glen Caring has been providing home care services since 1995. Today our team of trained carers and office/management staff enable our clients to remain at home with confidence and reassurance.  With the help of our care assistants, our clients can enjoy an improved quality of life and can live as independently as possible in the community they know and love. 

You will receive a full training induction before starting work and we’ll support you to gain accredited qualifications, which will develop you professionally and teach you new skills. So, while you’re caring, you will be developing personally and professionally, and you’ll also be enjoying the more immediate rewards of a competitive salary, working in a team of highly motivated people and in a flexible working environment. You can find out more About Us here. 

 

How to Join the Glen Caring Team  

 To find out more about these social care jobs in Newtownstewart and surrounding areas, please call Lisa in our Omagh office. Alternatively, you can email us at info@glencaring.com to request an application form, or download an application form from our website here: https://www.glencaring.com/job-opportunities/  In the meantime, you can find out more about Glen Caring here .