Care Assistant (Home Care)

£40 - £250 per week + Mileage allowance
16 Mar 2012
23 Mar 2012
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Care Assistant (Home Care)
Salary: Up to £8.89 plus mileage 25p/mile
Location: East Bristol

The Role;
We are currently recruiting full and part time care assistants with guaranteed hours to join our team to work in the Bristol area. As a care assistant you will be providing "hands-on" personal care and general support to a diverse group of clients living in their own homes. You will help the clients to live independently, assist with washing, bathing, getting dressed, some cooking and general cleaning duties when required. Monitoring the clients condition, domestic support and shopping as required. Other tasks will include assisting clients with booking appointments and encouraging social activities.

The Person;
We are looking for caring individuals who want to make a difference to peoples' lives. You will be 18 or over with a driving licence and access to your own car (essential) Please DO NOT apply if you do not have a current driving licence. You will need to be literate in English and numerate and be required to read and write clients care plans. The successful person will ideally have experience of working in a care setting supporting residents, however this isn't essential as full training is provided, as well as the opportunity to gain up to a QCF Level 2 (NVQ 2)

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a well established care company and this role will allow you to develop your existing skills as well as providing you with the opportunity to gain experience working with a diverse range of client's and their needs. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility to working hours is required. Any successful applicants will be required to be flexible between the hours of 7am and 10pm (early starts or late finishes) you will also be required to work one shift at the weekend giving you the option of a day off in the week to compensate for this.

The Company;
We are a longstanding stable company which have been established for nearly 20 years. We believe that every client wherever possible should have the option to live independently in their own home, where they feel safe, are empowered, and their care and support needs are met and the quality of care being the number one priority.

All positions are subject to CRB clearance (essential) which will be met by the employer.

If you are interested in joining please contact Stevie Gardner on 01922 704569 for an informal chat, or alternatively apply now to the link below.