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Healthcare Assistant

Home Instead
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Christchurch, England, United Kingdom
£13 - £28 GBP yearly

Company Description

Home Instead Bournemouth and Christchurch is An OUTSTANDING care company that is family run, who have a passion for making a difference and ensuring we provide high quality services to our clients, whilst also caring for our employees. We're looking for caring people to provide quality care within the local community.  You could be the next person who can really make a difference. We match every Care Professional to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalised support.  

Job Description

Are you ready for something new, and would like the day-to-day buzz of work? Or could you do with a boost in your income? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, then a career in care with Home Instead could well be perfect for you!  

We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a difference to the quality of life for our clients. Our highly respected Care Professionals are at the heart of what we do, providing the very best home care and helping us elevate the care experience.  

With no set shift patterns, we can offer you work to fit in and around your family and lifestyle. With immediate starts available for those looking to start a career in care or those who already have experience of care.  

We will carefully match you to our clients, in your local community, and you will support them to live happy, independent lives by providing:  

  • Companionship and help around the home   

  • Preparation and support with meals  

  • Prompting and assisting your client with their medication  

  • Supporting with personal care and to get dressed  

  • Social visits and support with appointments and shopping trips  

Home Instead are unique in the care industry as all our visits are a minimum of 1 hour. We believe that this time is needed for you to establish meaningful relationships with your clients and make a REAL difference to their lives everyday!  

As a Care Professional at Home Instead you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and 24/7 support from our office team.  

  • Excellent rates of pay, £13.00 - £28.00 per hour, with guaranteed hours contracts to fit around your lifestyle  

  • Full or part-time hours available  

  • All visits are a minimum of an hour  

  • Paid mileage, 30P - 45p per mile   

  • Paid training  

  • Paid shadowing visits  

  • Ongoing support from Team Leaders  

  • Regular team meet-ups and social events  

  • Start your care career with us and benefit from award winning training, including Care Certification, City & Guilds Dementia Training and Parkinson’s Disease specialist training  



Even if you’ve never thought about working in care, you probably have the life experience and skills we’re looking for: kindness, empathy and patience.  

If you have a knack for making people smile, then you already have the skills to be a great Care Professional, so no prior experience of care is required. All your paid training will take place at our office in Southampton with our award-winning training team.  

Additional Information

We ask you have a means of transport as clients are predominantly cared for in their own homes or would like you to accompany them on appointments or outings. 

Care Professional Benefits! 

  • Pension, plus holiday pay and paid mileage 

  • Great Hourly Rates of pay (up to £14.00 for evenings & weekends) and double time bank holidays 

  • Employee referral scheme of £200 

  • Non-Uniform for a friendly and professional service 

  • Paid introduction/shadowing calls - you will shadow an existing care professional, so you get to know the Clients. 

  • Average hour (or guaranteed hours) contracts available 

  • Employee benefits portal - with discounts at over 200 outlets! 

  • Wellbeing - free of charge access to an independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme. This gives Colleagues and their family access to 24/7 365 support for a whole range of issues including physical, mental, and financial issues.    

  • Friendly and supportive management and office team. 

  • Employee assistance program for your health and welfare 

  • £400 paid towards your NVQ Diploma (optional) 

  • £75 paid towards your VRQ's bonus (optional) 

  • Blue Light Discount card eligibility 

  • Opportunities for Career progression 


If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and has a high degree of flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click ‘Apply now’ or alternatively call the office for an informal chat on 01489 559007. 

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.