Care Assistant

Location: Portishead

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, Part Time

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Salary: £23,000 per annum, based on 40 hours per week

Specific Hours: Flexible - Including Evenings and Weekends

Care Assistant

Since 1989, we’ve been a market leader in supported adults of all ages to maintain their independence and stay in the comfort of their own homes. We’re looking for Care Assistants to join our team and help us make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people, giving them the support, they need to live independently in their own homes.

You don’t need to have previous experience or qualifications in care, what’s more important is that you have a natural calling to care. If you have this, we’ll be able to provide the support you need to become an exceptional carer.

As a Care Assistant you will:

Support our customers in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this could include but is not limited to –

  • Helping with personal care
  • Administering or prompting to take medication
  • Meal preparation
  • Helping with cleaning
  • Providing companionship

If you’d like to join us you’ll need to have:

  • A friendly, caring and supportive nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to help others
  • The right to work in the UK

Benefits

  • Full and part time opportunities available with flexible hours to suit you
  • Market leading rates of pay in your local area
  • Mileage allowance of 35p per mile between calls
  • Guaranteed hours after successful completion of your probationary period
  • Access to our Employee Benefits Portal where you’ll get thousands of discounts and special offers
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Development and progression opportunities
  • We’ll pay for you to complete your Care Certificate which is a nationally recognised qualification

 

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.

This vacancy is based in Clevedon, Portishead and the surrounding areas.

Full UK driving license and access to your own vehicle is essential.

Over 18's only.

£11.25-£11.75 per hour, plus extra on Bank Holidays.

Mileage payment that has recently increased. 

Full training provided.

This vacancy is based in Clevedon, Portishead and the surrounding areas.

Full UK driving license and access to your own vehicle is essential.

Over 18's only.

£11.25-£11.75 per hour, plus extra on Bank Holidays.

Mileage payment that has recently increased to 35 pence per mile

Contracts available from 16-20 hours per week if required

Full training provided.

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