Care Assistant

Location
Richmond upon Thames
Salary
£15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
00098018
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This position is being offered for both full and part-time applicants.

This company is committed to delivering the highest quality home care services. They support the elderly of London Borough of Richmond who wish to retain their independence and live safely in the comfort of their own homes.

Their commitment also lies in making this a great place to work. They want their team to feel valued, to drive and derive maximum fulfilment from rewarding work they do.

They continue to grow and develop the business for the security and betterment of all. They never stray from their core values: Caring, Integrity, Teamwork and Development which permeate everything they do.

The role is varied and involves helping older people to live independently in their own homes. Tasks can include helping with personal care (washing and dressing), preparing meals, supporting with medication, shopping, light housework duties (doing the laundry, washing up, changing bed sheets), escorting to various appointments, providing companionship and improve their day-to-day life on a one-to-one basis

They provide full training and one to one mentoring from your first day with them, so whilst experience is helpful, it is not essential, as they will give you the confidence to become a wonderful Care Assistant.

Ideal Care Assistants will exhibit the following characteristics:
- A genuine, caring and responsible personality
- Excellent communication skills
- Willingness to learn

They offer:
- Above industry average pay (£10.55/hour on weekdays, £12.35/hour on weekends, £21/hour on bank holidays)
- Full or Part-time position
- Payed shadowing
- 23 days payed holiday
- Pension scheme
- Career progression
- Flexible working hours
- Refer a friend initiative of £250 per referral
- Contribution to travel expenses
- The chance to study for QCF level 2 and/or 3 qualifications

They work in the area of Richmond, Sheen, Kew, Mortlake, Roehampton and Barnes. Therefore the care assistants will be required to visit clients in this area, which may include some travel.

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