Health & Social Care
Posted: 17th Jun 2019 Closing: 17th Sep 2019
Prestige Nursing + Care
Prestige Nursing + Care offer homecare services for adults and young children across England and Scotland to help and support our clients to live safely and independently at home.
Compassion is at the heart of our service and our Care Workers create trusting relationships which offer friendship and companionship. Our professional staff are trained to understand that our care plans are customised and flexible to meet the needs of all of our clients. We provide home care plans tailored not just to meet your loved ones everyday needs but to enhance everyday living with favourite recreational activities.
Working with Prestige Nursing + Care is a better way to work in care.
We are proud to offer you:
- Competitive hourly rates of pay
- Weekly pay
- Flexible working and a variety of work matched to your skills and interests
- Working with a local team at a local branch
- Ongoing training and development
- Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 365 days a year (fully confidential support)
- “Your Prestige” Benefits and Rewards package (including 4% discount at Tesco, 5% discount at Argos and many more)
- Referral Scheme
- Free uniform and DBS cost refunded *conditions apply*
- Accrued holiday pay
Our goal is to make a positive difference to our clients' lives with every visit. We support clients with many different needs including:
- Helping with daily life - shopping, preparing drinks and meals
- Personal care - assisting with washing, personal hygiene, dressing and grooming
- Supporting social activities - local support groups, visiting friends and neighbours
- Working in partnership with local Social Services and Community Health Teams
- For some clients, we provide more specialised nursing or support care.
Join our team today!
Various hourly rates dependent on experience
Best suited to:
People looking for a flexible job in their local area who are caring and compassionate.
Name: Field Care Supervisor
Family: Husband and 3 boys – 12, 6 & 5
How often do you work?
I have the flexibility to work around my husband’s shifts so I can do early mornings, evenings, and weekends. I initially started working about 20 hours per week but I do work more these days.
How does the job fit around your family life?
My husband works long hours in the summer months, sometimes away from home. The company have always given me the flexibility to fit around this and I can work as much or as little every week which really suits my family life.
How much time do you commit?
It varies depending on how it fits around my family life. I started working 4 years ago. I had never worked in care before but with all the training and experience over the years I help new care workers and have more of a supervisory role.
Where do you carry out your work?
I work in the local community and go to various clients with various needs.
Do you need a car?
Yes I do in my role but it does depend on where you live as each area is different. I know some care workers can walk to work.
Do you get support/training?
We have great opportunities for support and training. You receive all the necessary training before you start and also get to shadow an experienced carer. There is always support from the office which also has an out of hour’s service 24/7. The company have helped me develop and supported me in completing my NVQ 2 & 3 in Health Care. I am now in a more supervisory role completing risk assessments and supporting newer members which is great that I can give a little back.
Would you recommend this opportunity to other mums?
I would recommend this role because you know you are making a difference. Getting back into work gave me purpose and my individuality away from the children and also the flexibility to work around my family. I am proud of myself and defining my own career and my family are proud too. I love what I do.
Do you advertise?
The company have a Refer a friend Scheme. Once your friend has worked with the company for 100 hours we both receive £125.00. There is no limit to the amount of people we can refer. I personally have referred another school mum who is now happily working in our team.
Are there any downsides to the role?
I love my job so there aren’t very many downsides to it. I would probably say that the hardest part is when a client isn’t well. You just want to help them as much as possible but it can be difficult. I care about my job and am passionate about the delivery of my care so this can sometimes be a bit sad. I always say “You can’t work in care if you don’t care”.