Care Assistant

Posted 15 March by Active Assistance

Are you passionate about care but want to be able to spend more time with your client? If so, why not work for Active Assistance where you can provide hands on support in the Client’s own home. We are looking for a Care Assistant for our client in Burton-on-Trent. Our mission statement is to "enable people to live as individually and independently as possible and support them to achieve their goals and aspirations"

At Active Assistance you will be a known as Personal Assistant as your role is to work under the direction of the Client following a personalised care plan. You will be working with one client who you will get to know and develop a good working relationship with. With Active Assistance you can put your considerate nature into practice. You can spend time with the client, enabling them to live fulfilling and independent lives. Ideal candidates for the role will be enthusiastic, conscientious, reliable and flexible.

Care Assistant required in Burton-on-Trent

We are currently looking for a Care Assistant to work with our client who has Multiple Sclerosis. Your role will be to support the Client with activities of daily living to include; personal care, medication, moving and handling, and working with clinical equipment.

Salary, Shift Times and Benefits

  • Day Shifts are 8am to 8pm - £10.00 per hour Monday to Friday and £10.50 per hour on a Saturday and Sunday
  • Waking night shifts are 8pm to 8am - £10.50 per hour Monday to Friday and £11.00 per hour on a Saturday and Sunday
  • This post can be worked full or part-time dependent on your availability
  • Accrued holiday
  • You will be employed by Active Assistance on a flexible contract
  • Enhanced rates for Bank Holidays.
  • Employees will be auto-enrolled into the NEST Pension Scheme
  • DBS Certificate (please note that if you leave within your 3-month probation period the cost of this will be deducted from your salary)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme *Please see full Terms and Conditions on our website.

Training and Career Opportunities

We provide our PA’s with free award winning training at one of our training venues around the country. Once you start work with us you will receive on-going training and support from Clinical Managers and Head Office.

This role a great opportunity to develop a career in Health and Social care. We offer prospects to progress your career within the company and have an Apprenticeship scheme.

Training for the Health and Social Care Sector - a recognised vocational qualification for healthcare professionals working in the UK

What qualifications are on offer?

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2, Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3, Children & Young People Level 2, Children and Young People Level 3

Active Assistance is an award-winning care provider supporting individuals with complex and continuing health care needs. Our philosophy is based on the principle that each client is unique and our services provide tailored support covering complex clinical conditions.

Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening. This includes checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Active Assistance Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. However due to the nature of the position there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit female Personal Healthcare Assistants.

Required skills

  • Health Care
  • Social Care

Reference: 37521896

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