Care Assistant

Location: Southampton

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, Part Time

Closing Date: 30 October 2021

Salary: £10.25 - £13.25 depending on experience

Specific Hours: Flexible shifts available between 7am - 10pm

Care Assistant

Care Assistant

Earn between £10.25 and £13.25 per hour as a Care Assistant with Helping Hands.  

Since 1989, we’ve been a market leader in supporting 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, you don’t need to have previous experience or qualifications, what’s more important is that you are compassionate and have a natural calling to care.

Join Helping Hands today to become someone who changes lives daily, and we’ll provide all 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

What are the benefits for you?

    • Full and part time opportunities available with flexible hours to suit you
    • Paid mileage - 35p per mile between calls
    • Enhanced bank holiday rates
    • In addition to paying for you to complete your Care Certificate, which is a nationally recognised qualification, we also offer you the opportunity to achieve a qualification in Adult Care Worker, level 2 and level 3
    • Access to our Employee Benefits Portal where you’ll get thousands of discounts and special offers
    • Ongoing support from your local manager and our 24-hour helpline
    • Access to our Employee Assistance Program supporting in times of need
    • Development and progression opportunities
    • Professional uniform
    • Staff discount on care services
    • Access to Helping Hand’s pension scheme


At Helping Hands, we support a very diverse range of customers and to ensure we deliver a market leading standard of care, that perfectly matches the needs of the individuals we support, the make-up of our workforce needs to be equally as diverse. We are proud to employ people from 68 different nationalities outside of the UK and have an almost equal split of age ranges in the company.

Helping Hands are currently looking for EVENING CARERS in Southampton area and local surrounding areas. We aim to offer block regional work, so you will spend more time with individuals as opposed to accumulating travel time. 

Daily care is between 7am to 10pm, with sleep ins and wake nights available overnight. Helping Hands will offer shifts to meet your flexible needs, but at present we are looking for EVENING CARERS PLEASE

Shift patterns are 3pm - 10pmYour rota will be a 5 out of 7 day schedule (including every other weekend).

BENEFITS include a strong support network, a great team, bank holiday rates, Employee Assistance, Pension scheme and potential for career progression. 

SALARY: £10.25 - £13.25 p/h

MILEAGE: 35p per mile

AGE: Must be over 18.

UK RESIDENT: Must have the right to work in the UK. 

PAY: Good rates of pay £10.25 - £13.25 depending on experience. Mileage paid at 35p a mile.

DRIVING: Must be able to drive and own your own car.

HOURS: Guaranteed EVENING hours (this is not a zero hours contract)

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