Bluebird Care are looking for full-time or Part-time Community Home Care Assistants for all areas of York, North Yorkshire.
Our full time care assistants can earn over £20,000 per year PLUS mileage paid on top.*
You will have set days that you work over a 2 week rolling rota, so you can plan your life.
Part time positions are available as well
Driving licence and own car is ESSENTIAL (or moped)
This role would be suitable for people with or without care experience who have a real desire to make a difference to someone’s life. This could include experienced care assistants, students looking for post qualifying experience, those who are semi-retired or individuals that have experience of caring for a relative themselves. Whatever your background are you caring, outgoing, warm, caring, professional?
Are you interested in joining an *excellent provider*, who puts the customer first and delivers an excellent level of care that you would expect for your own family member, friend or relatives?
This is not just a job it is a rewarding and fulfilling career with ongoing training throughout your employment giving you real job satisfaction
We have customers throughout the York area – covering Bishopthorpe to Strensall, Rufforth and Dunnington and all surrounding areas.
The majority of our customers are privately funded, however we do also look after YCC, CCG and NHS customers as well
Why work for us?
From singing with a client to making the perfect cuppa or assisting someone to wash and dress caring for someone is an awesome responsibility but so rewarding!· We are a great team with excellent opportunities to progress and fantastic support.· Your hourly pay rate is £9.50 per Hour Weekdays and £10.00 Per Hour at Weekends. (after successful completion of all training)
*Mileage/Travel Allowance between calls.* Note not all care companies pay mileage. We do – this can add up to over a *£1 extra per hour* you work (based on June/July figures)
· Our average care calls are 45 Minutes but some calls are significantly longer. (We don’t do 15 Minute Calls)
· We actively promote from within so we can offer progression opportunities.
Free comprehensive training & funding for Diplomas in Health & Social Care.· Hours are flexible and mainly cover mornings, lunchtimes, evenings and weekend and we can sometimes have Night shifts available/sleep in’s for those interested in working nights.· Holiday Pay· Free uniform
Where will I be working?
You will be working in the Clients home generally as close to your own home as possible.· Sometimes you will be working with a colleague or on your own, depending on the client’s needs. · We will try to keep you in one area and near to your home. · As you will be travelling from house to house to visit our customers you will need your own car or moped.
Qualifications and Skills
What experience do I need?
No experience is necessary as full training is provided.· You do need to possess the necessary desire and passion to work as a Home Care Assistant. You will need either a car, moped or motorcycle as the job involves house to house visits.- We welcome applications from older people who may want to supplement their retirement income or simply want to make a difference to peoples’ lives. Perhaps you have experience of caring for a family member or friend.
If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like further information please click on the apply button, or alternatively telephone 01904 691992. We can answer any questions you may have about the role of a Home Care Assistant, the hours available and any other questions you may have.
This job would suit a Care Assistant, Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Domiciliary Care Assistant, Home Carer, Personal Assistant, Enabler living in any of the following areas of York , Fulford, Heslington, Murton, Rawcliffe, Osbaldwick, Huntington, Acomb, Dringhouses, Earswick, Skelton, Askham Bryan, Upper Poppleton, Nether Poppleton, Haxby, Rufforth, Strensall, in North Yorkshire.
* £20k salary assumes that the care assistant is working a minimum of 40 hours per week and includes an alternate weekend
Bluebird Care are an equal opportunities employer