Community Care Worker

Posted 6 days ago by networx

Community Care Worker


£9.29 - £9.67 per hour

Full & Part Time Hours Available


Company Background

Our client is Peterborough’s leading Housing Association and largest provider of affordable housing. They are also the city’s largest provider of independent living, offering a range of services from the Lifeline emergency alarm through to community care and sheltered housing. They have ambitious plans over the next ten years and their goal is to deliver more services to the public in Peterborough which deliver positive outcomes.

As a progressive business, they embrace equality and diversity, and aim to be an employer of choice. They look for people who are dedicated, committed, honest and really want to make a difference to their customers and their business.

About the role

They require a dedicated and conscientious Community Care Worker to join their friendly team on a permanent basis. They’re seeking a caring and compassionate individual who enjoys interacting with seniors and assisting them with their daily living activities.

As a care assistant, you will work with vulnerable individuals to help them live their lives to the full. It is the ultimate 'people job’. You are another person’s lifeline and you are often the only professional they establish any sort of relationship with. Your daily routine will be as varied as the needs of people you are looking after. You will often be helping people to wash and dress, eat and drink, and go about their daily activities. You might be cooking for them or taking them shopping, or simply hoisting them into a more comfortable position in bed.

About you

You do not need experience in Care to be considered for this role as full training will be provided. Above all, they are looking for you to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, a caring nature and the ability to develop strong working relationships. They will consider anyone who has an interest in and of the following; Care, Care Worker, Healthcare Worker, Care Support Worker, Care Home, Care Assistant, Care Support Assistant, Personal Care, Personal Assistant, Community Care, Domiciliary Care and Support Staff

In return, they offer a range of benefits:

  • Flexible, contracted hours to fit around your family life

  • Full training is given leading to a Certificate in Care

  • Free uniform

  • Free DBS check

  • 28 days paid holiday inclusive of bank holidays

  • All equipment including work mobile provided

  • 35p a mile for travel expenses

  • Voluntary health cashback scheme

  • £250 Refer a friend scheme

  • Moped scheme

  • Hours of work are flexible between 7am and 10pm - This is on a rota basis. Please note that you will be required to work weekends on a rota basis too.

Required skills

  • Healthcare
  • Independent Living
  • Social Care
  • Social Housing
  • Elder Care

Reference: 38895570

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