At County Care we look for carers who have the right attitude and who love to care for others. We pride ourselves on choosing the best people and we are rigorous in our recruitment process. Our carers are enthusiastic and reliable and whilst we recognise the importance of excellent communication skills, equally important is the ability to make a connection with each customer and their family.
Our care team are also trained and expected to:
Work with dignity and respect
Work in a person centred way
Maintain a safe environment
Manage challenging behaviour
Provide nutritious meals
Provide mind-stimulating activities
Create social interaction
Supervise daily activities
Mandatory training includes – Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, Moving and Handling, COSHH, RIDDOR, Food hygiene, Fire Safety, Medication awareness, Equality awareness, First Aid, Infection control, Health and safety
All carers also receive training in Moving and Handling techniques, Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Administration of Medication. At County Care we respect and support our carers ensuring we offer competitive wages whilst providing regular supervision and appraisal.
All of our carers have annual police checks, professional references and full training including induction and mandatory training.