Care Assistant

Herts Good Care
Letchworth Garden City, UK
14 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to assist this domiciliary care provider to find the perfect Care Assistant - could this be you?

About the company...

We are a home care provider supporting adults of all ages with varying needs, from dementia, to physical and learning disabilities, within their own homes. We are looking for caring and compassionate Care Assistants to provide person-centred care, and ensure our service users are always treated with dignity and respect.

Why should you work for this company?
  • Earn up to £11 per hour (starting rate is £9 per hour)
  • Flexible hours to suit you
  • Mileage paid at 30p per mile between client visits
  • Minimum of 30 minutes spent with each client
  • Increased pay on public holidays and weekends
  • Career progression - on-the-job training, and opportunity to complete Level 2, 3 and 5 Health and Social
  • Care Qualifications
  • Pension Scheme
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Free uniform provided
  • Guaranteed hours available up to 25hrs, or 0 hour contracts available

What does the role of Care Assistant involve?

  • Personal Care - Support service users with their care needs in line with their individual care plan. This may include assisting with personal and intimate care as required by the individual.
    For example : dressing / undressing, bathing / showering, drying, skin / hair / nail / foot care, dental hygiene, assistance with toileting.
  • Companionship - Build professional relationships with service users, assisting with their emotional, social and spiritual needs whilst encouraging independence and choice.
  • Daily Living - Assist service users with going about their daily life, from support with medication, or preparing meals, to helping keep well.
    For example : prompting / administering medication, meal planning and preparation, assistance with eating and drinking, helping individuals with reduced mobility to move around, assisting with learning life skills such as cooking or budgeting, tidying, laundry, ironing, helping individuals to take care of their personal property.
  • Community - Accompany service users accessing the community and attending their chosen activities in line with their personal care and support plan.
    For example: shopping and leisure activities, learning and work experience, exercise e.g. horse-riding, swimming, walks etc, visits to theatres, museums, cafes etc, and attending medical and other appointments.

Are you the perfect Care Assistant?
  • Must be dedicated to providing high quality of care.
  • Must have a caring and compassionate nature, committed to treating all service users with dignity and respect.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Does not need experience - full training is provided.
  • Must have a full, clean driving licence and own car - travelling between service users own homes.

If you are interested in this position then don't hesitate to apply and a member of our team will be in contact soon.

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