Home Care Assistant
at Care South
Date Posted: 09/10/2019
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Are you looking for a job that's worthwhile and rewarding? Do you have..
* A friendly, caring and supportive nature?
* Patience and sensitivity?
* A full driving license and your own transport?
If your answer is yes, then look no further and take the first step towards one of the most satisfying jobs there is by joining the team at Care South!
As a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity, we have a genuine dedication to helping people get the best out of life. We know 'it's the care that counts' and being part of our team means that you will help us create a happy care environment, and ensure that our service users receive the very best person centred care.
You don't need to have previous experience within the health and social care sector, nor do you need formal qualifications. We are happy to work with you to become an outstanding member of the team and an excellent Home Care Assistant.
Our main priority for this job role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that match our own.
Our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to the way we work, how colleagues are treated, and the care that we provide every day.
Do you share our values?
As a Home Care Assistant, you will provide high quality, bespoke care to people in their own homes. Your duties can include helping with washing, dressing and personal care, shopping, cooking, companionship and assisting with household tasks.
In terms of hours, we are looking for people who can work mornings (7am-2pm) and/or evenings (4pm-10pm), including alternate weekends within the Bath, Radstock, Midsomer Norton, Timsbury, Peasedown St John and Keynsham areas. However hours and working times can be negotiated to fit around you and your commitments.
We offer contracts from 5 to 30 hours per week, dependant on availability and relief contracts are also available.
The benefits of working for Care South as a Home Care Assistant include:
* Excellent rates of pay (£9.55-£11.85 per hour)
* Paid travel time (£9.00 per hour) and mileage (£0.40 per mile)
* Guaranteed hours on a two-week rolling rota (relief contracts are also available)
* 5.6 weeks holiday
* Pension and Life Assurance schemes
* Care South Benefits: a staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discounts
* Excellent training and development opportunities, including the option to undertake a Diploma in Health and Social Care
* Work within a local area
* Full support from a friendly team
So interested in joining our team? Then contact Maria or Nicole on [Click here to apply]
or apply online via the Care South website.
OWN TRANSPORT IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS ROLE
Successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring service (DBS) check.
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Home Care Assistant
* Employee Type: Permanent
* Location: Bath, Somerset
* Experience: Not Specified
* Date Posted: 09/10/2019
Care South is a not-for-profit, caring charity and a leading provider of residential and home care across the south of England. Registered Charity No. 1014697.
Care South has a genuine dedication to helping people get the best out of life and because of that we value our team. We know that it's the care that counts of not only our residents and service users, but that of our employees that makes us a leading provider of home and residential care across the south of England. As a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity, we employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to the way we work, how colleagues are treated, and the care that we provide every day.
You don't just have to be a Care Assistant to work for Care South. We are also looking for a wide range of roles including Chefs, Laundry Assistants and Activities Co-ordinators.
Please take a look at the Working for Care South tab above to find out more about working with us.
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