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Care Assistant - Evenings / Weekends

Home Instead
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
£13.50 - £14.50 GBP hourly

Company Description

Home Instead has won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation in the local area for truly first-class care. This home care service with the personal touch is different to any other care organisation in the area, providing a minimum of 1-hour home visits to a predominantly private client base, but the focus being on companionship and loneliness prevention.

Job Description

Care Assistants - Evenings / Weekends - Earn between £13.50 - £14.50 Per Hour

We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference to the quality of life for our clients to join our team in Bedford as a care professional. 

We would love someone to join our team, who is availble to work in the evenings, from 4pm-10pm, the successful candidate will also need to be available to work on alternate weekends.

You do not need previous experience as full training is provided. 

However, you do need a full driving licence and access to a car.

The role includes:

 .        Accompanying clients to appointments and social events.

·         Prepare healthy meals and snacks.

·         Pick up a prescription, go shopping for essentials, and do other errands.

·         Carry out light housework, laundry, or ironing.

·         Provide medication reminders.

·         Assist clients getting out of bed in the morning or into bed at the end of their day.

·         Running a bath or shower and being close by in case they need assistance.

·         Assisting with dressing & undressing and personal care if required.

·         Above all, be the person who shows friendliness, warmth, and empathy. 


  • Ongoing support – we want to make sure you get the most out of your career. Our team will help you along the way. We’ll always be there for any advice or guidance you need.

  • Mileage & travel allowance - Get paid towards the miles you cover traveling to and from clients.

  • Enhanced rate on bank holidays - Earn extra over bank holidays

  • Genuine Career Development & Progression Opportunities  - We support all of our team along their career path and help people progress to where they want to be.

  • Refer a friend scheme - Get additional bonuses and rewards when you refer a friend to work with us

  • Industry-Leading Training - It’s not just our care that is award-winning, we have one of the best training programs in the industry.

  • Full PPE Protection - We ensure both our care professionals and clients are protected and safe at all times.

  • Care Certification - Once you have completed your training, you will be awarded with your care certification. 

If you are interested or would like to find out some more information into the services we provide and the next steps to becoming a care professional please do not hesitate to get in contact with Lara ([email protected]), or any of our friendly office team on 01234 868820.

 This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.


You do not need any experience or particular qualifications to become a care professional. You will be reliable, trustworthy and respectful. You will enjoy building professional friendships and comfortable in spending time in the company of others

Additional Information

As a care professional  you will receive industry-leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support from an employer which puts trust, dignity and compassion at the forefront of our care. You will have job satisfaction and the comfort of knowing that:

  • You will feel part of a team and meet other like-minded Care Assistants
  • You will be valued by your clients and appreciated by your employer
  • You will be working for an Award-Winning Home Care Group
  • You will be trained, and subsequently supported in our tailored 12 Week Support Plan so we know that you settle in and enjoy working for us.
  • You will be assigned a mentor so you know you will always have someone experienced, and happy to help you, if ever you need it

Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on 01234 868820.

    We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead Senior Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

     This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.