Home Care Assistants

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £9 - £9.75
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Home Care
  • Deadline:
    13/02/2019

Overview

We are looking to recruit reliable, caring Home Care Assistants to provide personal care and support to our clients who live in their own homes. We provide the highest level of care to enable individuals to continue living in their own homes with all the support and care needed to help them achieve maximum independence.

We are looking for experienced Home Care Assistants as well as people who would like to work in Care who have a real passion to make a difference to people’s lives. We offer full training as well as the career progression for anyone wanting to progress within the organisation. YOU need to be a car driver as you will be expected to drive to and from our client’s homes.


What You Will Do

As a Home Care Assistant you will assist our clients with personal care tasks which could include; washing, dressing, undressing, showering, bathing, oral hygiene, toileting and getting in and out of bed. You may also assist with mobility using the appropriate equipment provided and prepare meals and drinks when necessary. As part of your role as a Home Care Assistant you could also do shopping, assist with medication and assist with Doctors appointments or to attend clubs or days out.


Our Requirements

As a Home Carer you will need to be flexible, well organised and able to follow instructions. Here is a list of essential and preferred requirements for the position.

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • A compassionate nature
  • A good standard of personal hygiene and be of a smart appearance
  • To be self motivated with a wish to progress in the profession
  • A clean driving licence with access to your own car
  • A willingness to take part in training and to put that knowledge to good use in the care of the clients
  • The availability of two recent satisfactory references, one must be from your current/previous employer

Preferred

  • Previous experience in the care sector
  • NVQ Level 2 in Care or other relevant qualifications or be willing to work towards
  • To have the ability to complete client records in a neat and legible manner
  • A Criminal Records Bureau Check

As a starter for this role the wage is £9 per hour rising to £9.75, although we have weekend and evening enhancements and 40p a mile petrol allowance which could see you earn up to £12.50 per hour.

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