Staff Development and Employment Opportunities

At Q care, we believe our staff are the key to a quality service and Q care has a robust Performance Management and Learning and Development Strategy.

We require a number of reliable and dedicated employees to cover many aspects of care in the community across North Denbighshire, Flintshire .

Our care staff will deliver many aspects of community care. These will include intimate personal care, meal prep, shopping and domestic calls, supported outings, medication prompts, check calls and sitting services, accompanied hospital visits and prescription collections. If you feel you have the ability and caring nature for this type of work, please contact us. Ongoning training will be provided as well as our initial 6 week induction training programme.

We also require cleaners/Shopping/sitting calls.

Q care has its own core training section. This means that the training that employees receive is bespoke to the needs of the organisation. With our in-house training facilities we can guarantee the high quality, on going, delivery of training and development of all our employees, in line with current CSSIW legislation and regulations.

We cover many training aspects including mandatory, in-house, induction and training programmes that each employee will be involved with on a regular basis to ensure enhanced knowledge and promoting safe working practices. All employees join us on an initial 2 month probationary period, you will then be enrolled onto the Nvq Level 2 in Health & Social Care (Adult) qualification via our accredited partnerships with both Coleg Llandrillo Cymru and Progression training.

Mandatory training:-

  • Moving & Handling/ Hoist Training
  • First Aid at Work
  • Fire Awareness & Safety
  • Food Hygiene/ Food Safety
  • Health & Safety


Other Training:- this list is not exhaustive.

  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia training
  • Dignitiy in Care
  • Deafness/Visual awareness training
  • Bereavement awareness
  • Supervision
  • Principles of Care
  • Alcohol Awareness
  • Risk Assessment
  • Medication Awareness
  • Peg Feeding training
  • Infection Control
  • Abuse of vulnerable adults
  • Arthritis awareness
  • Epilepsy awareness
  • Diabetes awareness
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Communication
  • Personal Care training

What we offer.

  • 5.6 weeks annual leave (pro rata) as of April 2009
  • Uniform
  • Annual loyalty bonus
  • Full training package
  • Optional Pension scheme
  • Company Mobile Phone

What we require from you...

  • Minimum 2 references essential (1 must be previous employer)
  • Car owner essential
  • An enthusiastic and genuine caring nature
  • Dedication to on-going training
  • Professionalism
  • Reliability and team working skills

Q care and special care Ltd is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and service delivery across our whole organisation. We aim to develop good policy and practice to ensure effective implementation, in relation, and appropriate to, the relevant codes of practice.

No offer of employment will be made until satisfactory references and an enhanced CRB have been received. If you would like an application pack and job specifics posted out to you please contact Mrs Rachael Hannaby on 01745 851310. The content of the training is under continuous review to ensure that it is fit for purpose. Q care has recently signed the Basic Skills Employers Pledge.