Care Assistant new

Recruiter
UKjobsinCare Ltd
Location
Weston-Super-Mare
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We value and respect our Care Assistants because they simply do an incredible thing that is often overlooked - they put a smile on the faces of the people in our community who need a little bit of extra support.

Why we stand out:

What makes us stand out is how we support our Care Assistants. We appreciate our Care Assistants and we never forget to acknowledge the amazing work you do in your community.

We have a unique approach to our clients, it is about learning to get to know the person who you support, like any friend or family member would. This means we spend our time engaging with our clients, listening to them, laughing with them, sharing with them and finding ways to make sure that they are valued for who they are.

We have an amazing sense of community in the business - like a family and many of our Care Assistants have been with us for many years. This is because we treat our Care Assistants well and we always support you. We have an open-door policy for all of our staff, we have regular team meetings and always pass on positive feedback from our clients to acknowledge the great work you do in the community.

What we do:

The people we support mean a lot to us and the way we support them is by providing a little bit of extra help in the community on a daily basis. This includes companionship, food preparation, help with medication, trips out, helping people start their day and being a friendly face to have a cup of tea with and share stories - just like you would with your own family.

We provide full training and take people on who haven't worked in care before. If you are from a volunteer, charity worker, teaching assistant, nursery assistant or hair dressing background then this will be the perfect position or you.

What we offer:

  • Minimum client visit time 1 hour
  • £8.30- 8.80 weekdays
  • £9.25 - 10.25 weekends
  • Double pay on bank holidays
  • Full training and consistent support
  • Consistent care - same clients - never visit a new client without an introduction
  • Mileage paid at 25p per mile, and any miles you drive with a client paid at 40p per mile
  • Optional uniform
  • Paid holiday
  • Home Instead Senior Care Benefits scheme - offering High street shopping and leisure discounts
  • Continuous recognition - Carer of the month/service awards, Carer evenings.
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted Gym memberships and Garage services
  • Continual development and training opportunities

We match up our clients with our Care Assistants, based on shared interests. If you love to bake, then support someone who would like some assistance in the kitchen, or to just watch Bake Off together! Our Care Assistants who have dogs, visit clients who love dogs - Yes that means you can bring your pooch to work!

If you would like rewarding and enjoyable work in your community, supporting people in their own homes then click apply now and we will be in touch to tell you more about becoming a Care Assistant.

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