• Dawlish, UK
  • Part-time
  • Date Advert Closes: 1st October 2019

Company Description

Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum visits of one hour, award winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalised support.  

Job Description

Do you want to make a positive difference to someone's life?

We are seeking Personal Care Assistants in the Teignbridge area for minimum hour contracts between 16 and 35 hours depending on availability.

The role:

Subject to completing our three day induction course:

As a Care Assistant, you’ll have the satisfaction of really helping people in your local community. Enabling people to live as independently as possible in their homes.

You will ensure that our service users receive assistance and support with a range of tasks designed to ensure that they live as independently as possible. These tasks include personal care, clinical needs, companionship, social activities and any additional services needed.

It is highly desirable that you have prior experience of care work, however we provide full training and the right person/attitude is most important.

Candidates Requirements:

  • Availability between 16 and 35 hours including mornings, evenings and alternate weekends to match offered contracts (applicants with one weekend day availability, every week, will be considered).
  • Available morning shifts (from 07.00-14:30).
  • Available evening shifts (from 14:30-22:00).
  • Alternative split shift combinations can be discussed.
  • Car driver essential with unrestricted use of own car.
  • Prepared to travel anywhere within office territory.
  • Prepared to provide personal care, companionship & home help services.
  • Prepared to support double handed, manual handling support packages.

Why us?

Rotas organised up to 2 weeks in advance

Minimum of 1 hour visits

Best rates of pay in the industry for the area, from £9.70 for personal care and double pay on bank holidays.

Sleep-ins available and paid at £9/hour (£72-£90/night).

Holiday pay accrued based on the hours you work and pension scheme

No uniform


Good rates of pay and extra for working mornings/evenings/weekends and bank holidays.

Mileage payments (both for travel between and travel with client).

Reimbursed criminal record check (DBS).

Access to our exclusive training as well as funded NVQ's, providing career development opportunities (you will be paid for time spent training).

24-hour support through a dedicated central team.

If you cannot apply online, please call 01626 864172. Home Instead West Exeter and Teignbridge is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate.

Additional Information

As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and have a high-degree of  flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on 01626 864172.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead Senior Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.


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