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Care Assistant - Weekends

Home Instead
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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom

Company Description

Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. We help our clients remain independent, happy, and comfortable in their own homes. We are committed to changing the face of aging by providing outstanding, personalised care. With minimum visits of one hour, award winning training and an excellent reputation, we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our Care Assistants to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust, which enables us to provide personalised support.

Job Description

Home Instead Lincoln is expanding its fantastic team and is looking for caring, compassionate Care Assistants to help with elderly care and to support adults living at home with a range of needs throughout the local area.

We currently have flexible Part Time roles. We're looking for Care Assistants who may already have experience as a Support Worker or in Domiciliary Care or those without experience looking to become a Care Assistant as full training and ongoing support will be given. You are never alone with Home Instead!

At Home Instead, we can offer the following benefits for our Care Assistants:

  • Great Rates of Pay - £13.25 per hour Sat & Sun - £24.50 per hour on Bank Holiday's
  • Paid Travel/Wait Time - Additional to the hourly rate
  • Mileage paid at 35 pence per mile between visits
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Local & Professional Support Team
  • Blue Light Discount Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Refer A Friend Scheme (£125.00 Bonus)
  • Employee Benefits & Discount Scheme
  • Award Winning, Comprehensive Induction & Ongoing Professional Development Training
  • Fantastic Recognition, Care Awards, Staff Birthday Schemes, Social Events and Company Events

Being a Care Assistant means you need to be adaptable, and personable but ultimately put others first. Your role may include:

  • Companionship
  • Helping with personal care
  • Helping with mobility around the home
  • Overseeing medication and providing support
  • Helping with housework such as cleaning and vacuuming
  • Preparing and cooking meals
  • Running errands such as food shopping or picking up prescriptions
  • Taking clients out to attend appointments/social events

Ideally, Care Assistants will have a Valid UK Driving License (with access to a vehicle for work purposes) Care Assistants must have the Right to work in the UK. We unfortunately do not offer sponsorship.

We are actively recruiting Care Assistants now. If you would be interested in joining a friendly and supportive team helping senior citizens in the local community, please click 'Apply', to get in touch today!!