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Home Care Assistant

Care South
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Poundbury, Dorset, United Kingdom
£12.30 - £14.30 GBP hourly

As a Home Care Assistant, on top of a competitive salary, you will receive: 40p per mile, free uniform, free DBS, free Life assurance, paid three week induction program, guaranteed contracts, fixed work patterns, and paid travel time.

Care South is a not-for-profit charity and leading provider of both residential care and care at home across the south of England.

As a Home Care Assistant, you will be part of a friendly, positive team who are always on hand to support you throughout your career. We believe in celebrating the work of our incredible staff and ensure we recognise individuals for their amazing work through our Star awards.

This community-based Home Care Assistant role will be supporting clients with a variety of needs including personal care within their own homes, you will need a UK driving license and access to your own vehicle. Our Home Care Assistant role allows for flexibility and delivers care to our clients between 7am to 2pm and 4pm to 10pm. 

Care is at the HEART of everything we do, it’s our values that inspire us, not profits. We are looking for enthusiastic and compassionate Home Care Assistants to support our clients in Dorchester and the surrounding areasWhether you’re looking to embark on a new rewarding career in healthcare, have been inspired by looking after a family member or a current professional looking for a change, we’d love to hear from you!

Our Home Care Assistants receive -

  • £12.30 per hour
  • £2.00 per hour Bank Holiday enhancement rate
  • Full time and part time available
  • Free Life Assurance for staff with contracted hours
  • Paid travel time
  • 40p per mile mileage allowance
  • Blue Light discount card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Outstanding training, qualification and career advancement opportunities

Key duties for Home Care Assistants include:

  • Identifying the needs and abilities of our clients and providing personal care and encouragement to them
  • Assisting with medication, meal preparation and domestic services
  • Supporting with community visits (shopping and leisure trips)
  • Regular communications with the office support team
  • Reflect our HEART values in your day-to-day work

About you:

  • Do you have a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of our clients?
  • Do you have previous experience? this isn't essential, as full training is provided
  • Are you the holder of a UK driving licence with access to a vehicle?
  • Do you have business insurance on your vehicle or are you happy to obtain it?
  • Are you flexible in the hours you can work and able to work every other weekend?
  • Are you able to work independently and as part of a team?

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Vicky on 07821301921 or [email protected]

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