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Full time/Part time Care Assistant

Home Instead
Full-time
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Higham, England, United Kingdom
£12 - £13 GBP hourly

Company Description

Why just work when You Can Care?

Part-time CAREGiver/Care Assistant DA12 Areas

'Shorne, Higham, Cobham & Chalk,'

**Full driving licence with access to a vehicle essential in order to support our clients to the fullest and must be available to work alternate weekends **

 Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With visits of one hour or more, award winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. 

·        5* Employer Award

·        Rated No.1 in the Elite top 100 Franchises 2020

·        Franchise of the Year Gold Winner in the British Franchise Awards

We can offer you

  • Award-winning, industry-leading training and competitive rates of pay
  • Excellent wages of £12 to £13 per hour, double pay for bank holiday
  • Paid Mileage
  • Paid Holiday
  • Mileage/40p per mile
  • Part time hours or guaranteed hours contracts - from 10, 16+ hours part time to 36 hours guaranteed available.
  • Refer a friend bonus – earn when you refer a friend
  • 100’s of online & in-store discounts to be used and enjoyed.
  • Paid Face to Face training + Online Learning and Development programme.
  • Paid meet & greet and shadow calls (prior to providing care)
  • No uniforms
  • DBS fully refunded
  • 20 days holiday a year plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Matching you to clients based on similar interests and hobbies to help you and your client enjoy your time together.
  • Minimum visits of one hour so there is plenty of time to complete tasks and get to know your client.
  • A variety of shifts available.
  • Blue Light discount card and Exclusive discount scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 24/7 Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (professional advice, practical information, resources and counselling)
  • Fully funded NVQ 2,3,4 & 5

Day to day CAREGiver responsibilities can include:

  • Assisting with personal care, helping your client wash and dress.
  • evening routines before they go to bed
  • Meal preparation and light house work
  • Accompanying your client to appointments
  • Companionship/providing company/going shopping/accopany to day centres or places of interest, 
  • Encouraging interests and hobbies

Job Description

Home Instead are recruiting for Community Care Workers across Medway towns and surrounding areas to provide high-quality care at home services to the elderly & vulnerable within your community.

We are looking for individuals to join our care family that are dedicated to treating others how they wish to be treated, kind-hearted with a great big smile to brighten everyone's day. 

Your role is to travel throughout the community, visiting the same clients on a weekly basis to provide personal care, domestic assistance, and companionship. Build fantastic relationships with clients and families and watch them thrive independently within their own homes. 

Everyone has to start somewhere so NO previous care experience is required, full training and ongoing support is provided to all staff members. 

The Role:  

  • Travel throughout the Medway, Shorne & Higham area delivering care at home services including personal care, domestic tasks and companionship 
  • 1 hour or longer with every client, visit the same clients at the same times every week! 
  • Pay rates of £12 - £13 per hour + mileage contribution 
  • Progression opportunities into senior positions such as Senior Care Staff, Supervisor, Management & other business area's 
  • Free NVQ Level 2, 3 & 4 Health & Social Care Qualification (within first 5 years)
  • A fantastic benefits package include online discounts, pension scheme & employee events 
  • Update our app on each visit so family members can see how their loved ones are getting on throughout the day 
  • Free PPE 
  • No uniform required 
  • Refer a friend bonus from £50 per employee 

Hours of Work: 

Week 1- Monday full day, Tuesday morning, Saturday and Sunday full days.

Week 2- Tuesday evening, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday full days.

Hours of work:

Full Time (35 hours per week) - 07:30 to 14:30 then 16:30 until 22:00.

Part Time (20 hours per week) – Morning or evening times on days stated above.

16 and 30 hour guaranteed contracts available.

Our shift pattern guarantees two weekend's off a month.

Additional Information

As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and have a high-degree of  flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on [email protected] or call 01634557070