Care Assistant - Gateshead

Location
Gateshead
Salary
£8 per hour
Posted
24 Apr 2017
Closes
22 May 2017
Ref
00067679
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*Guaranteed contracted hours, £8.15 an hour depending on age and experience including mileage*

This domiciliary care company based within Gateshead, is currently looking for a team of care workers due to continued development and expansion. As a home care worker, your role will involve helping vulnerable adults of all ages within their own homes and out into the community. This role involves you making a difference to the lives of people who require a bit extra support giving you a feeling of gratitude and satisfaction that not many jobs can match.

Your Role:

- Your role as a care worker will be to assist their clients within their own home and out into society.
- The role will involve travelling to and from client's homes to carry out agreed and daily tasks agreed.
- Your role will involve keeping the client's dignity and helping them maintain their independence as much as possible.
- Carers may also be expected to assist clients out in the community, such as with shopping or social events such as the cinema, theatre etc.
- Your role will involve personal elements of care as well as domestic support, however, you are also there as a friend and companion to their clients, building up an excellent relationship with them.

Requirements for the role:

- Full UK Driving Licence is required - due to the nature of Domiciliary care and having to travel between clients homes a car is essential.
- Well organised and able to time manage effectively
- Flexible and reliable
- Able to use your own initiative and good communication skills are essential.
- Must have a caring and compassionate personality.

Working Patterns:

Flexible working patterns available to fit around you
We also offer a 7days on / 7 days off available
Full Time - Monday to Friday + Alternate Weekends
Part time Morning positions or Evening Positions available + Alternate weekends

Employee Benefits:

- Competitive Rates of pay with progression
- Employee of the month scheme!
- Free uniform and equipment! Part Time and
- Full training and Support for your Care Certificate, Health and Social Care Diplomas level 2 and level 3 and level 5, Medication training, Moving and Handling and much more.
- Career development to progress within Health and Social Care, and promotion within our company for the right candidates,
- No zero hour contracts all full and part time contracts.
- Paid mileage scheme to compensate for your petrol
- Wage will be dependant on age and experience and will be discussed at interview

If you are interested in the range of positions they have available, please apply now.

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