Care Assistant/ Support Worker

Recruiter
AJ Social Care
Location
Leeds
Salary
16600.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 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