Home Care Assistant
- Frinton-on-Sea, UK
- Date Advert Closes: 25th October 2021
Home Care Assistant - Earn £11 - £11.45 p/h in Clacton, Frinton and Walton
Do you want to help people in need and make a difference in their lives? Do you want to work with the elderly, but don't have any experience or qualifications? If so, then becoming a care assistant might be your perfect career.
As someone who cares for others on a daily basis, we know that it can bring huge rewards. And when we say ‘rewarding’, we’re not just talking about pay. As a care assistant, you can make a real difference to the lives of older adults in your local area by giving them the support they need to live independently in their own homes.
Care Assistant Pay & Benefits
£11 - £11.45 Per Hour
Double time on bank holidays.
Flexible Hours Available -
Full PPE Protection
Employee Benefit Scheme
Career Development & Progression Opportunities
Training bursary paid after 3 months on completion of the Care Certificate
On call support throughout all shifts
Becoming a Care Assistant
As one of our care assistants, you’ll be earning £11 - £11.45 per hour with industry-leading training and support provided.
You will be required to work alternative weekends and due to the nature of the role, you will need a full UK driving license & access to reliable transportation to visit your clients.
No specific qualifications or background in care is required to become a care assistant. What’s more important is that you have a natural calling to care for people. With this intact, we provide all the training you need o to become one of our exceptional Home Instead CAREGivers.
As well as supporting older adults within their communities, we support employees by providing opportunities such as advanced industry-leading training, employment opportunities & benefits schemes.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our award-winning, small, family-run, local home care company whose visits always involve a strong element of companionship.
About Home Instead
Home Instead have won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation in the local area for truly first-class care. This home care service with the personal touch is different to any other care organisation in the area, providing a minimum of 1-hour home visits to a predominantly private client base, but the focus being on companionship and loneliness prevention. The average visiting time is actually far higher at about 80 minutes and our friendly office team are sensible about travel time and distances as well so you’ll be visiting clients within a pre-agreed area to suit you.
Care Assistant Job Description
This is a totally unique care sector opportunity - We will carefully match you to your own small circle of older adults in your local community and you will support them to live happy, independent lives by providing:
Prompting & assisting your clients with their medication
Support getting in & out of the shower & getting dressed
Help to & from the loo
Preparing simple meals and light household duties
Companionship, a cup of tea & a natter
Shopping tips, social Calls, appointments, clubs hobbies (own car advantageous)