Recruitment

Home Care Recruitment

Want to make a real difference in people’s lives? Then join our team because at New Dawn – we take care of our staff as much as our clients. And Social Care is a secure job. An aging population means our services are always needed – in fact we’re expanding our team to meet demand.

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What does New Dawn offer me?

  • competitive rates of pay, a minimum of 4 weeks annual leave, plus statutory holidays and we pay travel time and mileage between calls.
  • full training, including NVQ’s in Care (QCF) – so an opportunity for those starting out to ‘earn while you learn’; we’ve a track record in developing staff.
  • Working with clients in their own homes in and around Church Stretton/Craven Arms
  • We offer set runs with set clients (changes do occur e.g. new clients, staff annual leave or training).
  • You will be an integral part of this South Shropshire based home care provider, not just an employee number. We value innovative thinking and actively encourage employees to come up with ideas, especially when it comes to Care Plans and to enhancing clients’ quality of life.

What is care work? Care is about getting to know the client, their likes/dislikes, engaging in their past life and experiences and from this knowledge developing a rapport that enables recognition of small changes, so you can adapt support. It’s also about maintaining dignity and respect. Care is more than a job, it’s a vocation.

Is it hard work? Yes – but knowing you’ve made a real difference in someone’s life makes it all worth-while. There’s nothing like the feeling of a thank you from the client/their family.

Does it involve weekends? Yes – most clients need some support every day. Some are early risers; hence the 7am start – to help them get up, showered, give medication, breakfast etc; i.e. fairly minor support. Calls during the day may be for just a chat, to make a cuppa or do some domestic tasks. Not all of our clients are early to bed – hence we work until 10pm. And yes, some of our clients have a much greater need for support.

Is previous experience essential? No, it isn’t…what’s essential is:

  • The passion to make a positive difference in peoples’ lives
  • The commitment to being a reliable team member – someone who your colleagues and our clients can depend on.
  • Full driving licence and use of a reliable car is preferable, although some of our team walk between clients.
  • You live in, or close to, either Church Stretton or Craven Arms
  • Ability to work at least 16 hours a week, including alternate weekends; 7.00/7.30 am starts and/or 9.30/10.00pm finishes.

We work in teams covering the hours of 7am – 2pm and 4pm – 10pm; 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. Our Carers work anything from two to six hours at a time, depending on their circumstances and the requirements of our clients.

New Dawn Care Agency Limited is care company that is committed to avoiding discrimination and to providing equality of opportunities in how we deliver our services. We recognise that ‘equal opportunities’ is a continual process of helping all those who use our services to enjoy equal access.

At New Dawn, we do all we can to ensure that how we operate does not passively or actively discriminate against anyone due to their age, disability, gender, state of health, sexuality, race, colour, religion or social class. We also ensure that staff are not discriminated against in development and training as a result of them working unsocial hours.

Care jobs with a company that cares for all. Here’s what some of our Carer’s say about their work(Steph, Jade and Kelly have all enjoyed progression with us) call 01584 856 586 for more information.