Care Assistant

Location
Shropshire
Salary
£9.20 per hour plus £7.50 travel time and 17p per mile
Posted
31 May 2017
Closes
03 Jul 2017
Ref
Shropshire
Contract Type
Permanent

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life?

This is a great opportunity for a Care Assistant to join an expanding care organisation, providing domiciliary care to clients needing varied levels of support. A highly rewarding position, which offers excellent personal development opportunities, discounted car finance, NVQ qualifications, free uniform along with a competitive rate of pay, and the chance to progress your career.

 

Driving Licence is essential as this requires travelling from home to home.

 

Responsibilities

  • Caring for people in own homes - privacy and confidentiality needs to be respected always
  • Provide support, empathy and companionship for the clients
  • Personal care – washing, bathing, changing pads.
  • Prompting and administering medication according to the care plan
  • Hoisting clients in and out of their beds
  • Feeding back concerns and risks to the office

Experience is not essential, just a positive attitude with a passion for caring.

 

Benefits

  • Free Uniform, gloves, apron
  • Company phone which includes your 10-point plan, rotas, and a sat nav, making your job as simple as possible
  • Full time contracted hours and shift patterns available
  • Travel time and mileage allowance are guaranteed
  • Pool cars available in case of emergency
  • Promotion is actively encouraged
  • Employee of the month bonus
  • Training and ongoing support

Hourly rate for the role: £10.31, this rate is inclusive of holiday allowance (£9.20 per hour)

 

Would suit; support workers; care assistant, community support workers; nursing staff; people with a desire to work in this field, experienced care workers.

 

All applicants will be required to complete a DBS security check through the Disclosure and Barring Service