Home Care Assistant

Posted 12 October by Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd

Home Care Assistant, Reading

£10.00 - £15.00 per hour + 45p mileage allowance

Full or part time hours, GUARANTEED HOURS

We are looking for dedicated Home Care Assistants in the Reading area of Berkshire. This is an exciting opportunity to join a truly wonderful homecare provider with exceptional values. There are hours available in the Reading, Burghfield, Mortimer, Tilehurst, Woodley, Earley, Lower Earley, Caversham and Emmer Green and surrounding areas.

Passion for caring for older people

The organisation was founded by the owner in memory of her Grandmother and with a vision to change the way older people are supported. The owner has a wealth of experience in the sector in both a hospital and community setting, so they know what it takes to provide the highest standard of support to the older people they support in their own homes. They are a terrific employer too and take a lot of time to ensure all their team feel valued and rewarded making it a very special place to work.

Sound like something you want to be a part of? There’s more….

  • Time and half bank holiday
  • Xmas day and Boxing day double time
  • Hours range between 06.30-23.30 including alternate weekends
  • Full Time and part-time, guaranteed hours
  • You will be making a difference everyday - which is an amazing feeling.

Responsibilities

As their Care Assistant, you will be helping the people you support maintain their independence in the place they cherish the most. You may help them in and out of bed, assist with personal care, help administer medication, help prepare meals and help with domestic duties, as well taking them out to appointments, activities or to do a bit of shopping.

What experience is required?

No experience is required as excellent ongoing training and support is provided. However, it is essential that you have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle. Above all, you must have the passion and personality to care and always ensure that older people are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve.

Whether you are experienced in the sector, or you’re looking for a career change, you are a student, or you are semi-retired, this could be ideal for you! They have an outstanding reputation not only as an employer, but as a provider of high quality person centred home care.

If you are excited by this job opportunity, then we would love to hear from you.

Required skills

  • Home Care
  • Home Visits
  • Personal Care
  • Social Care
  • Older Adults

Application questions

Are you over 18 years of age?
Do you have a full UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle?
Is your address including postcode included in your CV?

Reference: 36350920

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