Care Assistant

Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, Part Time

Closing Date: 31 October 2020

Salary: From £10.75 per hour

Specific Hours: Various hours to suit you, must be able to work every other weekend.

Care Assistant

The Role

At Helping Hands, we genuinely believe that care is one of the most amazing things you can provide for someone. Care is making sure their tea is made just as they like it. Care is taking the time to sit and listen. Care is going the extra mile. Care is providing people with peace, comfort and happiness in their own home.

The customers our carers visit every day have a wide range of care needs, personalities and lifestyles. We’re looking for carers who are empathetic, understanding and compassionate, to provide the award-winning care we pride ourselves on to enrich customer lives every day. 

You might be a care assistant already, may have cared for a family member or friend previously, or just want the opportunity to make a real difference. Our 30 years of experience as the leading care provider has shown us that previous experience simply isn’t necessary to become a fantastic carer. We’ll give you all the tools and training you require to excel at what you do.

Main Responsibilities

The role of a Care Assistant at Helping Hands is varied and largely depends on the customer you’ll be working with. Everything we do is designed to help our customers live happy, independent lives. In doing so, you’ll be:

  • Providing personal care duties
  • Administering medication
  • Manual handling, using equipment where required
  • Promoting customer health and well-being, enabling them to live their life to the full
  • Flexibly work a range of shift patterns including alternate weekends
  • A large part of their daily lives

Helping Hands has a straight forward ethos for its employees; You care for our customers. We care for you. 

With this in mind, here are some of the benefits you can expect to receive right from the word go with us:

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, providing support and guidance whenever you need it most
  • Thousands of discounts through our Employee Benefits portal; including supermarkets, retailers and many more
  • Flexible working
  • Guaranteed hours available after your probation period is completed
  • Being directly employed with us
  • Mileage allowance
  • Paid holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Dedicated support from your branch management team
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Who You Are

To take advantage of all the benefits of working for the biggest domiciliary care provider in the UK, all we ask is that you have:

  • The same passion for care as we do
  • The right to work in the UK
  • A valid driving license and access to your own car
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

PS - did you know that we’re the only care company recognised in the UK’s Best Places to Work awards, two years in a row?

There’s just one question left to ask; are you ready to come and join us?


Helping Hands is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce as we believe this develops a comfortable working environment for all our staff. All applications will be treated fairly in line with our Equality and Diversity Policy.

Ref: CA001 


Salary: From £10.75 per hour, Must be able to offer every other weekend but the hours you work, you choose!

Are you ready to make a difference in somebody else's life?

Would you like to give back to your community and help somebody in need? 

If the answer is yes this could be the Job for you! 

We require carers with the availability of 7-3 or 4-10 and must be able to work every other weekend. Your role will include personal care for both male and female customers, administering medication, shopping and cleaning as well as much more. You will work alongside our existing team here at the Stoke branch who are very friendly, easy to get along with and very supportive. 

Please be aware that you need to be over the age of 18, have the right to work in the UK, have a full driving licence and have access to your own vehicle for this position.

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