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  • Preliminary Questions
  • Job Descriptions
  • Priory Homecare Benefits

Priory Homecare Ltd

Preliminary Questions for potential interviewees

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Priory Homecare Limited



POSITION:                 Social Care Worker
ACCOUNTABLE TO:  The Registered Provider / Registered Manager
REPORT TO:               The Duty Care Manager
QUALIFICATIONS:      NVQ II desirable. All applicants must be willing to undertake NVQ II training if not already qualified.
1. To improve the client's living environment and promote independence whilst respecting the client's right of choice.
2. To ensure that a client's dignity and confidentiality is maintained at all times.
3. In accordance with PHC policies, a carer helps to ensure the client’s safety, comfort and welfare, and that the client's needs are met.
1. To carry out detailed specifications for each client as per the Care Plan and as per Priory Homecare policies and procedures. Duties can include but are not restricted to:
(a) Personal care (all parts of body, hair, nails, shaving, toileting etc.).
(b) Maintaining a clean living environment (including cleaning of commodes, bathrooms, carpets etc.).
(c) Preparation and cooking of nutritious food and drink.
(d) Shopping including handling and accounting for client's money.
(e) Provision of social interaction and support.
1. To have a positive and understanding approach and to work confidently, which should result in the client trusting his/her social care worker.
2. To be able to deduce problems and any changes within the client's environment and record the problem and report in accordance with Priory Homecare policies.
3. To maintain personal contact with clients through appropriate conversation and body language which should effectively promote our service.
4. To ensure that your own knowledge and practices meet standards set by the company. All Distance Learning papers must be completed and returned on time and Mandatory Training Sessions must be attended.
5. To ensure that the Professional Code of Conduct is adhered to at all times.
6. To be accountable for accurate reporting and record-keeping.


Priory Homecare Limited

 Benefits of working for Priory Homecare Ltd. April 2017

1. Wages are paid every 4 weeks direct into your bank accoun

1. Wages are paid every 4 weeks direct into your bank accoun

2. New Rates of Pay applicable from 03.04.17 (per hour)*

7am - 7pm Monday to Friday £7.65 (after 6 months increased to £7.75)

After 7pm Monday to Friday £8.17 7am - 7pm Saturday to unday £7.75
        (after 6 months increased to £7.85)

After 7pm Saturday to Sunday £8.49

Wake & Watch £8.17

Night Sleeper £7.50


* For new carers under the age of 20,

          The following rates of pay apply for the first 6 months of employment:

 7am - 7pm Monday to Friday £7.05 (after 6 months increased to £7.45)

 After 7pm Monday to Friday £7.65

 7am - 7pm Saturday to Sunday £7.15 (after 6 months increased to £7.55)

 After 7pm Saturday to Sunday £7.75

 Wake & Watch £7.47

 Night Sleeper £7.05


         EXCEPT HOLIDAYS. £8.50  SHIFT


3. If you live more than 6 miles from your team area centre you will be paid a travel
    bonus of 15p per mile over and above the first 6 miles of travel from home to work
    and back.E.g.  if you live 15 miles from your team area centre you will be paid 18
    miles at 15p per mile (15 miles less first 6 miles = 9 miles, x 2 for return trip = 18
    miles). Certain jobs in remote rural areas get extra travel time paid for.
    All jobs include 10 minutes paid travelling time - i.e. a one hour job includes 10  
    minutes travelling time and 50 minutes work time.
    Petrol contribution of 30p per service provided.

4. 5 weeks + 3 days (pro-rata) paid holiday every year.

5. Priory Homecare has a Freephone number enabling staff to have unlimited free      
    telephone access to the office 24 hours a day.

6. Priory Homecare is an "Investor in People" company. This guarantees taff training   
    Tnd welfare.  An opportunity to develop your career is available with Skills for Care 
    and Diploma in Health and Social care level 2 (mandatory) courses.

7. Priory Homecare is a "Preferred Provider" of service to Lancashire County Council,

8. All carers are allocated to one of our Line Managers, thus ensuring personal
    contact and support from a named coordinator

9. We are promoting carers to join our ‘Bring Your Own Device’ scheme, whereby you
    will receive a taxable payment of £8.00 per month towards your existing personal
    mobile phone scheme. If you are unable to participate, after 3 months of
    employment carers are entitled to a company mobile telephone (subject to  
    conditions) which gives you 200 free minutes per month for personal use.

10. After 3 months you will automatically qualify to be considered for enrolment into
      the government NEST Pension Scheme, depending on your age and your

11. After 6 months employment all carers benefit from an increase in the basic day
      rate of pay (see above).