Care Assistant

Recruiter
Ark Home Healthcare
Location
Stafford
Salary
£8.40 Per Hour + Mileage
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
11 Nov 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Ark Health is a nationwide care provider with a family feel. Our business is growing and we are looking for caring, reliable and dedicated people to join our family in the following areas: Penkridge, Brewood, Wheaton Aston, Rugeley, and Codsall.

Whether you are brand new to care or have worked in the industry for many years, we have a Care Assistant / Worker role for you.

Ark Values are what all our employees live by, ensuring we deliver the best service to our staff and service users. These are:-

Teamwork – Altogether more caring

Trust – From the Ark family to yours

Kindness – At the heart of what we do

Respect – Caring for you as an individual

Quality – Providing excellent care

Making a Difference Working in care is a unique career, every day is different, with fresh challenges but also rewarding achievements. After you finish your care shift, you can go home knowing you have made a difference to people’s lives – not everyone can say that.

Career Progression There are real opportunities for progression as a Care Worker at Ark; many of our Operations Directors and Branch Managers progressed from Care Worker roles – the world of care is your oyster.

Day to Day Duties of a Care Worker Ark Care Workers work out in the community, helping people to live well in their own homes. Your general duties will include:

  • Assisting with personal care i.e. bathing, dressing, skin care, shaving, oral care and toileting
  • Helping with general tasks such as collection of prescriptions and paying bills
  • Meal preparation i.e. menu planning, preparing and serving foods
  • Domestic duties including changing beds, laundry, ironing and shopping
  • Assisting with medication
  • Companionship – individuals may not have any family and you may be their only visitor that day

Benefits of Working for Ark It’s great working for Ark – here’s why:

  • Competitive pay
  • Local work and flexible hours
  • Free induction and on-going training, including QCF and Apprenticeship qualifications
  • Free uniform and equipment
  • Generous staff referral bonus scheme (for referring your first friend we will pay you £200 and then for each additional friend we will increase this amount e.g. if you refer five friends we will pay you £1250 – what a bonus!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Benefits schemes including pension and childcare vouchers

Want to find out more? We’ve got local interviews available immediately – apply today. Applicants must be drivers with daily access to a vehicle.


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