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Home Care Assistant - Evening and Weekends

Home Instead
Full-time
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Colwyn Bay, Wales, United Kingdom

Company Description

Bad day at the office? Finding yourself wanting a new challenge with a more sociable working day, your looking for new energy to boost your passion then Home Instead could be the company for you. 

Our Home Instead Franchise has a mission to expand the worlds capacity to care for the ageing population

Job Description

What would a day in the life as a care professional look like? 

Arriving at your first client of the day will give you a great sense of satisfaction knowing your going to make a difference to that persons day. 

Assisting clients to feel motivated throughout the day. This could be supporting with a shower or picking out there favourite clothing or supporting with toilet breaks. 

How about helping preparing a favourite meal, if you can poach an egg you are on to a winner, if not don't worry we can teach you!  

To help our clients feel healthy we support with medication, ensuing they feel confident and comfortable to remain where they want to be, at home. 

Are you a dab hand with a duster or dance a hoover around the room? As a standard at Home Instead we ensure we keep their homes how they like it and this means some support with light household tasks.  

All of our clients are individual and unique. You will need to be able to adapt yourself to different situations to improve the clients wellbeing, being a companion to our clients does just this. Companionship means chatting over a cuppa, or heading out on a shopping trip to the garden centre, simply just spending time together. 

Does this sound like you? 

Our Offer to a potential Care Professional:

  • Set fixed rotas to enable you to have a good work-life balance. Full time and Part time roles are available.
  • Competitive rates of pay which Increases to £12.85 Weekdays and £13.50 Weekends from the 1st of April. Enhanced Rates of pay on Bank Holidays
  • Paid Training and ongoing learning and development available
  • Recognition and rewards for the hard work that you do for our clients
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Paid DBS Scheme
  • Data Allowance for use of our Apps
  • Paid Shadowing and continuous introductions to any new clients so you are an instant familiar face.
  • We enjoy regular staff events to be able to get to know each other better and have a good old chin wag!
  • Our one-hour minimum calls allow you to properly get to know our clients, with no rushing around to get tasks done, this encourages great relationships.
  • We have a non-uniform policy to offer a more personal touch when supporting clients in the community

At Home Instead we believe that 'if your compassion for care doesn't include yourself it is incomplete' 

Qualifications

Our training, 'Welcome Home'  is a day in a clients life so you will get a full feel of what the role is going to be like before you even begin. 

We love looking at how we can build on individuals skills and knowledge, this means that qualifications are not essential. We have our own specialised Trainer who will support you to progress in your career.

Additional Information

As a valued member of our team, we offer brilliant benefits: 

We need you to:

  • Be a driver with access to a car
  • Assist with personal care, light cleaning duties and companionship 
  • Be able to communicate well with the clients and the office team
  • Have the right to work in the UK 

We'll give you:

  • Competitive rates of pay from 1st April 2024 £12.85 per hour weekdays / £13.50 weekends (mileage, holiday pay in addition)
  • Shadowing and on-going Continued Professional Development will be provided so you feel confident in your role.
  • Supportive office team to be with you every step of the way.
  • Full benefits package of online and in-store discounts 
  • Enhanced pay on Bank Holidays 
  • 24-hour Employee assistance programme
  • Blue Light Card

We ensure both our Care Assistants and clients are always protected and safe by providing all equipment needed to assist our clients. 

If your morals and values match ours at Home Instead we would love you to get in touch by clicking on "I'm Interested" or call us on 01745 772150 where our recruiter is waiting to hear from you

We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds to apply. Home Instead 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 and reference checks.

THIS ROLE REQUIRES THAT THE APPLICANT RESIDES AND HAS A RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK AND HOLDS A FULL DRIVING LICENCE WITH ACCESS TO A VEHICLE. 

Our team look forward to hearing from you soon!