Care Assistant

Posted 13 March by Medacs Healthcare
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We are now looking to recruit Care Assistants in Richmond to provide vital care and support to vulnerable people within their own homes.

It doesn't matter if you don't have any previous experience in homecare as we will provide full training and support. It will help your application however, if you can demonstrate compassion or have previously provided care to a friend or family member.

Salary: £10.20 to £12.00 per hour, plus travel between clients

The role of a Care Assistant:

Duties include meal preparation, medication assistance, laundry and cleaning, bathing, grooming and toileting. You'll also provide emotional support with medication and nutritional encouragement to ensure that the service user is taking their medication, drinking and eating sufficiently to prevent illness.

We also expect our homecare workers to interact and communicate clearly to make the service user feel comfortable and safe within their own home.

In return you will receive:

  • Full training and support into the role,
  • Allowances during your induction period to help with expenses,
  • Regular clients,
  • On-going support and development should you wish to grow your career,
  • Free DBS check,
  • Holiday pay,
  • Pension scheme,, the satisfaction that you are making a real difference to someone's life, in addition to providing comfort and reassurance to their family or friends.


  • Shift times will be on a rota basis covering 07.00am-3:00pm or 3:00pm - 9:00pm and alternate weekends,
  • All homecare workers will be required to work alternate weekends.

If you would like more information on the roles available, please apply today and a member of the team will be in touch.

Required skills

  • Cleaning
  • Comfortable
  • Medication
  • Communicate Clearly
  • Compassion

Reference: 37057086

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