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Part-Time Care Assistant, Barnstaple

Home Instead
Part-time
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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom

Company Description

At Home Instead North Devon, we are deeply committed to providing exceptional care that enriches the lives of our clients and supports them to live independently at home. Recognised for our compassionate and personalised approach, we strive to make a real difference in the community. As part of our team, you will join a supportive family of Care Professionals who are dedicated to making each day better for those we serve.

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated Part-Time Care Assistant to join our team in Barnstaple. This role is ideal for someone with a heart for care and the desire to make a meaningful impact on the lives of elderly individuals. You will play a crucial role in supporting our clients with their daily routines, offering both practical help and emotional support to ensure their well-being and comfort.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide personal care with dignity and respect, including assistance with bathing, dressing, and grooming.

  • Plan and prepare meals according to specific dietary needs.

  • Offer medication reminders and assist with mobility.

  • Engage in meaningful conversations and activities that promote emotional well-being and mental stimulation.

  • Conduct light housekeeping tasks to maintain a tidy and comfortable living environment.

  • Facilitate appointments and social outings, providing transportation when necessary.

  • Observe and report any changes in the client’s condition or home environment.

 

Hours:

Part-time position with a requirement to work some weekends and evenings on a rotational basis.

 

We Offer:

  • A competitive salary with recognition for experience and qualifications.

  • Enhanced pay rates for evenings and weekends.

  • Comprehensive and ongoing training to support your career growth.

  • A supportive and positive work environment within a family-like team.

  • Career progression opportunities within the company.

  • Mileage allowance for travel between client homes.

 

Ideal Candidate:

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

  • A compassionate, patient, and understanding nature.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build trusting relationships.

  • A reliable and flexible approach to work.

  • Access to reliable transportation is necessary.

  • Willingness to undergo an enhanced DBS check and provide professional references.

 

How to Apply:

If you have a passion for making a difference and want to contribute to our mission of enhancing the lives of those we care for, please apply today. Send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you believe you are the right fit for this role to our recruitment team.

 

Become a valued member of Home Instead North Devon and contribute to a culture that celebrates compassion, respect, and dedication to excellence in care. Your role as a Part-Time Care Assistant will not only be a career but a calling to improve the lives of others every day.

Qualifications

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

  • A compassionate, patient, and understanding nature.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build trusting relationships.

  • A reliable and flexible approach to work.

  • Access to reliable transportation is necessary.

  • Willingness to undergo an enhanced DBS check and provide professional references.

Additional Information

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