Care Assistant

Posted 9 January by UKjobsinCare Ltd

Companionship is our biggest focus at Home Instead Senior Care. The reason people love working as a Care Assistant is simple – it’s through the relationships you get to form with the people in your community, and with 2019 on the horizon, now is the time to start thinking about change, about a new direction with a company that values its Care Assistants and its clients.

As companionship is such an important element of the care we deliver, it is a chance for anyone with a kind nature (with a bit of spare time on their hands) to meet and engage with your local community - learning about their lives and getting to know the people you support like any friend or family member would.

This means we spend our time engaging with our clients, listening to them, laughing with them, sharing with them and finding ways to make sure that they are valued for who they are and this is the reason why that all of our visits are a minimum of 1 hour - we give you time to care!

We match up our clients with our Care Assistants based on shared interests.If you love to bake, then support someone who would like some assistance in the kitchen, or to just watch Bake Off together! If you have a passion for gardening then why not share that with someone who would relish the company of another gardening enthusiast!

What we offer our Care Assistants:

  • Minimum client visit time 1 hour.
  • £8.30 - £10.00 per hour
  • Travel time paid
  • Double pay on bank holiday
  • Full training and consistent support
  • Consistent care - same clients - never visit a new client without an introduction
  • Mileage paid at 25p per mile, and any miles you drive with a client paid at 45p per mile
  • No Uniform
  • Paid holiday
  • Home Instead Senior Care Benefits scheme - offering High street shopping and leisure discounts
  • Continuous recognition - Carer of the month/service awards, Carer evenings.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Continual development and training opportunities City & Guilds accredited training owned by HISC

For existing Care Assistants our focus and attention is not only on supporting our clients and their families but also ensuring you are supported and respected.

We spend a lot of time ensuring that we communicate all updates and changes with you, listen to your feedback (and act on it!) and provide a friendly and supportive environment for you to work in – we understand that working as a Care Assistant means you will sometimes have tough days, so our door is always open for you to talk to us about anything – whether that be professional or personal.

If you would like rewarding and enjoyable part time work in your community, supporting people in their own homes then click apply now and we will be in touch to tell you more about becoming a Care Assistant.

Required skills

  • care

Application questions

Do you live in Gainsborough/Retford?
Are you a driver?

Reference: 36978803

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