Home Care Assistant

Kensington Community Care
Bristol, Bristol
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Kensington Community Care has an exciting opportunity for a Home Care Assistant to join their team based in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. You will be on a full time, permanent basis and be paid a competitive rate of £8.30 per hour on week days up to £10.30 per hour on weekends.

Kensington Community Care are a leading domiciliary care organisation providing care and support services for vulnerable adults in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Due to a large workload, we are looking to recruit a new Home Care Assistant / Home Support Worker to care for people who live in their own home.

About the Home Care Assistant

- Personal Care i.e. Toileting, bathing, washing etc.

- Meal Preparation

- Prompting Medication

- General Housekeeping

- Record Keeping

Skills needed to become our Home Care Assistant

Unlike most domiciliary care organisations, we offer a very personalised approach to recruiting new staff. When considering new applicants, we ensure that we only offer employment to individuals who are located in areas where we already have clients. We also take into consideration the times you are available to work, and if you can only work at certain times, we will be honest and upfront as to whether or not we can offer you employment.

Due to the caring nature of the role we are looking for the following qualities:

- Friendly

- Motivated

- Hardworking

- Passionate

- Flexible

Pay Rates

Our pay rates start from £8.30 - £9.30 per hour on weekdays and £9.30 to £10.30 per hour on weekends. We also offer weekly bonus payments for full time staff and a mileage payment of 20p per mile.

If you do not have previous experience in care, then you are still able to apply for this position as we provide an extensive training program for all successful applicants. In addition to this, you will go through a period of shadowing with an experienced carer who will ensure that you can safely deliver the care required. We also provide vocational training allowing you to gain qualifications in care whilst you work.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Home Care Assistant then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Please note, due to the travel required, we are only accepting applicants who have a valid driving license and their own transport.

Key Words:

Care Assistant, Home Care Assistant, Home Support Worker, Support Worker, Care Worker, Home Care Worker