• DH2

Home Care Worker Required For Chester-Le-Street

Weekday: £12 per hour

Weekend: £12.25 per hour

£0.15 mileage in between calls and GENEROUS BANK HOLIDAY RATE

Full (paid) training provided, paid mileage and a competitive wage!

Driving licence with access to vehicle is essential for this post


What you will get working for Orchard Homecare Services Ltd ……….

– Paid shadow training with an experienced staff member so you are confident to work independently

– Paid mileage between calls

– Paid training and induction programme

– Access to hundreds of online training courses and nationally recognised qualifications including your Care Certificate and NVQs

– A work life balance that works for you

– Employee recognition awards

– Access to a BLUE LIGHT CARD – national discount card for hundreds of retailers

– Access to a fuel card

– Uncapped £100 per person refer a friend scheme

– NVQ qualifications and excellent career progression opportunities

– Flexible working and variety of shifts

– Free uniform and PPE

– 24/7 support

– 28 Days annual leave (Pro rata) and enrolment onto our Pension Scheme

What we require from you ……………

– Provide high quality care

– The ability to communicate effectively with Service Users and colleagues

– The ability to assist with all aspects of care including, personal care, washing, dressing, toileting, medication, domestics and social activities.

– To be able to read, understand and adhere to all tasks within a care plan

– To be able to identify concerns around the well being of our Service Users and be able to document and report the concerns in line with company procedures.

What you are required to have ……….

– To be 18 years or older

– Enthusiastic and outgoing personality

– Caring and compassionate nature

– A desire to make a difference in people lives

– To be enthusiastic, dedicated, and committed

– To be kind, flexible, reliable and trustworthy

– A mature and professional attitude

– To wear uniform and ID badge as directed and adhere to company procedures.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £12.00-£13.50 per hour


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability


COVID-19 considerations:

All PPE is provided and must be worn in line with our COVID-19 policy.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Durham: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


Application question(s):

  • Do you have a transferable DBS?



  • Home care: 1 year (preferred)



  • Driving Licence (required)


Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)


Work Location: On the road


To apply for this job email your details to info@orchardhomecareservices.co.uk