Care Assistant - Must be a driver!

Posted 22 January by Care South

At Care South we have an opportunity for a full time or part time Care Assistant to join us working in areas such as Midsomer Norton, Radstock and the surrounding villages. As you will be supporting clients in their homes, for this role a driving licence and access to a vehicle for work is required.

Shift Available - 16:00 - 22:00

Benefits for Care South - full time or part time Healthcare Assistants (HCA’s) include:

  • £10.25 - £12.25 per hour (Contact time)
  • Travel time and mileage paid
  • Enhancements available
  • Blue Light discount card, RAC breakdown cover, EAP, 'Refer a Friend’ scheme
  • Paid DBS and uniform
  • Various shifts between the hours of 07.00-22:00 available. PM availability needed in particular.

Key duties for Health Care Assistants include (but may not be limited to):

  • Identifying the needs and abilities of our clients and provide personal care and encouragement to them
  • Assisting with medication, meal preparation and domestic services
  • Supporting with escorted outings
  • Communicating with the office, escalating when required
  • Reflect our HEART values in your day to day work

If you want to make a real difference and change someone’s life - Care South could help you.

About you:

  • Previous experience in a care setting is desirable but not essential as Care South provide full training
  • Flexible in the hours you can work and ability to work every other weekend
  • A genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of our residents
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Holder of an enhanced DBS on the update service or prepared to undertake one

About Care South:

As a not-for-profit charity, our HEART values are key to us providing outstanding care.

Required skills

  • Healthcare
  • Personal Care
  • Social Care
  • Elder Care

Application questions

Do you hold a driving licence?
Do you have access to a vehicle for work purposes?
Are you over the age of 18 or will be in the next 8 weeks?

Reference: 41428885

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