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Evening Care Assistant

Home Instead
Part-time
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Harlow, England, United Kingdom

Company Description

Home Instead Cuffley, Cheshunt & Harlow is renowned for its dedication to enhancing the quality of life for the elderly within their homes, providing care that is as unique as each of our clients. Our approach is grounded in compassion, respect, and a commitment to excellence, creating a supportive environment for both our clients and our Care Professionals. Joining our team means becoming part of a community that values making a positive impact every day.

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a compassionate Evening Care Assistant to join our team in Harlow. This role is perfect for someone who wishes to make a significant difference in the lives of elderly individuals by providing them with the support they need in the comfort of their homes during the evening hours. Your responsibilities will include assisting with evening routines, providing companionship, and ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for our clients to enjoy their evenings.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients with their evening routines, including personal care tasks such as bathing and dressing.

  • Prepare evening meals and assist with feeding if necessary, adhering to any dietary restrictions.

  • Provide companionship, engaging in conversation, and participating in activities that clients enjoy.

  • Perform light housekeeping duties to ensure clients' living spaces are clean and comfortable.

  • Offer medication reminders and assist with bedtime preparations.

  • Ensure a safe environment for the client, addressing any immediate needs or concerns.

 

Hours:

Evening shifts, typically starting from 6 pm to 10 pm. Flexibility is required, with the possibility of working weekends on a rotational basis.

 

We Offer:

  • Competitive hourly rates, with enhanced pay for weekend and bank holiday work.

  • Comprehensive training and continuous professional development opportunities.

  • A supportive team environment, where your well-being is prioritised.

  • Mileage allowance for travel between client homes.

  • Opportunities for career advancement within our organisation.

 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience in a care setting is beneficial but not essential; full training will be provided.

  • A warm, empathetic approach and a genuine passion for supporting others.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage positively with clients and their families.

  • A reliable, organised, and flexible approach to work.

  • Must have access to reliable transportation.

  • Willingness to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

 

How to Apply:

If you are driven by a desire to provide meaningful support and care to those in need during the evening hours, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this role to our recruitment team.

 

Join Home Instead Cuffley, Cheshunt & Harlow and be a part of a team that truly values the difference you can make in the lives of our clients. As an Evening Care Assistant, you will play a crucial role in helping our clients end their day on a positive note, ensuring they feel supported, cared for, and valued.