Care Assistant/ Support Worker

Recruiter
AJ Social Care
Location
Allerton Bywater
Salary
16600.0000
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you have a kind and caring nature? Do you want to feel valued for the hard work you do and make a difference to people’s lives? Many people in your local community depend on AJ Community Care's Care Assistant/ Support Workers to help them lead an independent life and continue living in their own home despite having a disability or illness. AJ Community Care is a provider to Leeds council and provides care at home for people who live in Leeds, Swillington, Halton, Rothwell, Kippax, Garforth, East End Park, Colton and Pontefract.

As a Community Care Assistant/ Support Worker, you will be making a significant positive impact in people's lives by providing help and support with personal and household tasks. Care Assistant/ Support worker tasks include:

  • Support with personal hygiene and maintenance.
  • Prepare meals and support with eating and drinking.
  • Help with reminding and taking medication.
  • Help maintain a clean and tidy home environment.
  • Help with shopping, collections and appointments.
  • Provide companionship and Social interaction to reduce loneliness.

Care Assistant/ Support Worker Pay and Benefits

  • £8.01ph regardless of age or location, plus travel time + mileage.
  • £100 bonus when competencies completed
  • Free uniform and ID
  • 28 days paid holiday per year (accrued holiday pay)
  • The Care Certificate training and continued personal development
  • Working in your local area where you make a genuine difference.
  • An office team who have all been carers and understand your needs.
  • A flexible and understanding office team available to offer advice when you need it most.
  • Well trained, passionate staff delivering high-quality homecare, where you can make lots of new friends.
  • Invitations to annual events for your friends and family too such as our Christmas Fuddle.

Does all this sound interesting? Then all you need to become a Care Assistant/ Support Worker is:

  • A satisfactory enhanced police check (provided by us)
  • No Experience required but a natural caring and kind nature is a must
  • Driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • Flexibility - Our shift patterns 6am - 3pm or 3.30pm-11pm