Care Assistant & Companion

Posted 5 days ago by Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd

Care Assistant & Companion, Wallsend, North Tyneside

Pay rates £8.60 per hour plus mileage allowance

Full & part time hours available

Would you like to be a Care Assistant & Companion helping people in the community around the North Tyneside area? We have an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic homecare provider who support older people in their homes and help them remain independent and living life to the full.

They support clients throughout Wallsend, Byker, Whitley Bay, Forest Hall, North Shields, Tynemouth, Shieldfield and the surrounding areas of North Tyneside. So, if you live close by, we have plenty of work for you and we would love to hear from you.

We welcome applicants from both drivers and non-drivers. Previous experience is preferred but excellent training is provided for those without experience, but the right values to be a great Care Assistant.

The name of this company was inspired by two very special people in the owner’s life. Their carer’s feedback and reviews are exceptional. This fantastic company was set up to be different from everyone else out there. The owner is a family person with an ethos that to deliver great care, you need great Care Assistants who feel valued and supported.

Putting people at the heart of care

"My name is Elsa and I work for a homecare company around the Wallsend area and I absolutely love my job. I support older people living in their own homes and help them stay independent. I help with everyday tasks like washing and dressing, personal care, medication, preparing meals as well as taking them out for appointments or just to keep doing the things they love. They don’t want people just to feel looked after, but to feel confident and happy too. Seeing them smile and knowing I have made a difference really makes my day and lets me know I am doing something so rewarding. I couldn’t work for anyone else. The company are brilliant. They have wonderful values where people are put first. They make sure you are fully trained and supported to do the best you can. We are a fantastic team which you could be part of."

Benefits & Hours;

  • Shifts will include early mornings, evenings and alternate weekends;
  • Paid Induction
  • Weekly Pay
  • 29 days holiday including bank holidays, pro rata, with 1 extra day holiday each year of service.
  • 30p per mile for drivers.
  • Pay rate increases to £9.25 after 12 months’ employment;
  • Enhanced bank holiday rates available;
  • No initial payment for your DBS,

This is a great job opportunity for kind, empathetic and reliable people to become a Care Assistant & Companionand join a growing company with wonderful values who have both private and local authority clients. They make a difference every day to the lives of the people they support, and you could be part of that. If you are excited by this opportunity, then we would love to hear from you.

Required skills

  • Health Care
  • Home Care
  • Personal Care
  • Social Care
  • Support Workers

Application questions

Are you aged 18 or over?
Do you have a full UK driving licence and access to a car?
Is your full address and postcode included in your CV?

Reference: 39499042

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