Evening Care Assistant

  • Dartford, UK
  • Part-time
  • Date Advert Closes: 23 February 2022

Company Description

Ram & Christina, the owners & founders of Home Instead Dartford both had personal experiences in their families and friends circle that made them realise the importance of having the option to stay at home as long as possible with the right care and support.

It was this passion and desire to help others enjoy their life at Home Instead that drove Ram & Christina to build a fantastic team of CAREGivers to go out and support their local communities.

Home Instead Dartford has a rating of 9.9/10 on an independent home care review site. 97% of clients highly recommend them. They have also won the Workbuzz 5* Employer Award in 2020 and 2021.

Job Description

Are you looking for Evening care work? If so, we have the perfect position for you!

Do you have a caring nature or have you ever had experience caring for other people?  This could be anyone from grandparents, partners, siblings or in a formal care setting.

The demand for care is rising and we are on the search for kind and compassionate individuals to join our family-feel team to help support our clients in the Evenings.

Our Evening care assistants usually work on shift patterns from 17:30 - 22:30

Typical duties include:

  • Help around the home

  • Assistance with making dinner or meal preparation

  • Companionship

  • Medication reminders

  • Light housekeeping

  • Help getting ready for bed

We value our CAREGivers as much as we value our clients and offer flexible hours, great pay and employee benefit schemes.

Qualifications

No qualifications needed as full training provided

What we are looking for: 

  • People with a full UK driving license. We would like you to have your own reliable transportation to visit our clients and be willing to travel across our local areas.

  • An excellent timekeeper who is organised and reliable.

  • Compassionate and kind individuals.

  • People who always treat clients with dignity and respect.

  • A good listener, be able to communicate clearly and build relationships with clients and their families in a polite and friendly manner.

Additional Information

What Home Instead Dartford Can Offer You! 

  • Up-to £11.50 per hour

  • Flexible shifts – Whether you’re looking for a couple of shifts a week in the Evening or Evening care work on the weekends, we can offer you shifts so you can work whenever it suits you.

  • Ongoing support – we want to make sure you get the most out of your career. Our team will help you along the way. We’ll always be there for any advice or guidance you need.

  • Mileage & travel allowance - Get paid towards the miles you cover travelling to and from clients.

  • Enhanced rate on bank holidays - Earn extra over bank holidays

  • Genuine Career Development & Progression Opportunities  - We support all of our team along their career path and help people progress to where they want to be.

  • Refer a friend scheme - Get additional bonuses and rewards when you refer a friend to work with us

  • Industry-Leading Training - It’s not just our care that is award-winning, we have one of the best training programs in the industry.

  • Full PPE Protection - We ensure both our CAREGivers and clients are protected and safe at all times.

  • Care Certification - Once you have completed your training, you will be awarded your care certification. 

Once you’ve completed your training,  you will be carefully matched to your clients and asked to visit them in their own homes. Your role is to help them feel as comfortable as possible, support them with anything from shopping and cooking meals, to personal hygiene assistance, companionship and social company.

It’s really important to be able to build up trust with the client you’re visiting so that they feel comfortable opening up and discussing any issues or needs with you. We treat our clients and CAREGivers with dignity, respect, kindness, and compassion.

Due to Government regulations, CAREGivers will need to be vaccinated or intend to be vaccinated prior to the 1st of April 2022 unless medically exempt.

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