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Care Assistant

Home Instead
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Erith, England, United Kingdom
£13 - £15 GBP hourly

Company Description

Home Instead Dartford is a fast growing family-run business with a personal touch and great passion, as well as part of the leading home care provider in the country.

We are proud winners of a 'Workbuzz 5* Employer Award' four years running and have been rated 'Good' in all areas by CQC. 

We cover Belvedere, Abbey Wood, Erith, Bexley, Dartford, West Gravesend and surrounding areas and are looking for kind and compassionate home care workers who love to care and help others. 

To us it really IS personal. We WANT to promote that personal relationship. We want you to understand the client and provide better and more personal care to them. This builds trust and confidence for both of you and gives reassurance to the families. You will be allocated the same client as often as possible to keep continuity for you both.

In order to get to know each other and build a meaningful relationship, our visits are a minimum of 1 hour long; no rushed visits and with enough time scheduled to reach your next client.

Job Description

At Home Instead we value the amazing work that our Care Professionals do every day.  In order to help you achieve the best for yourself and your clients, we offer:

  • Competitive pay - from £13.00 to £15.00 per hour.  Bank Holiday pay rates are double
  • Minimum 1 hour calls – with client matching for continuity.
  • Part time hours or guaranteed hours contracts - from 5, 10, 16+ hours part time to 36 hours guaranteed.
  • Training - full induction programme where we provide award winning training and other opportunities to develop your career further, e.g. sponsoring your NVQ level 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Pension Scheme
  • Welcome bonus - We pay a £200 welcome bonus after the completion of your training/learning
  • Employee referral bonus programme - Our Care Friends app enables you to turn points into £££ for referring others to us
  • Mileage and travel/waiting time - paid separately
  • Other benefits including: Exclusive discounts scheme for shopping and utilities, a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, genuine Career Development & Progression opportunities, ongoing support around the clock, Care Certification

What you will bring:

Help clients to remain happy, healthy and thriving in their own homes!  Responsibilities may include:

  • Companionship and wellbeing support
  • Help with everyday tasks from cooking a meal to light housework
  • Helping your client access their community by accompanying them to the shops or appointments
  • Help with washing, dressing or bathing
  • Medication reminders and administration


Be caring, warm-hearted and have a compassionate nature.

Have a full UK driving license & access to your own vehicle so you can provide care to our clients in their own homes across our area.

Have the Right To Work in the UK.

Have a good grasp of the English language.

Additional Information

Who Are Home Instead Dartford?
We are a team of kind and compassionate individuals who LOVE going the extra mile to help support our clients. Our goal is to provide the highest level of care to our clients and our team. We value each and every member of the team and are committed to supporting people throughout their careers.

At Home Instead we focus on improving our client’s quality of life and enabling them to remain in their own homes by providing high-quality care as an alternative to residential care. We support our clients with personal care, light housework, and other day-to-day tasks they need help with.

Whether you're looking for a new career, a change of direction, or that sense of satisfaction that comes from giving something back to your community… Becoming a Care Pro is one of the most rewarding careers around.

We treat our clients and Care Professionals with dignity, respect, kindness, and compassion.

If you want to make a positive difference in the lives of our elder generation, please talk to us about the rewarding opportunities we offer. You won’t regret it.