Job Vacancies  |  Care Assistant   |  Abingdon

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job title: care assistant

Location: Abingdon

Are you looking for full-time, part-time or are you a student looking for holiday work? We are recruiting for Care Assistants/Carers to come and work with us in Abingdon and the surrounding towns and villages.

Hours:             Flexible - full time, part time, bank, weekend
Pay Rates:      £8.10 - £15.00 an hour (depending on experience) plus paid travel time and mileage

Contracted hours are available -  Paid travel time and mileage -  Free in-house training programme - Option of a car lease

Job Description:

To help support and maintain a service user’s active role in their local community. To promote independence and help the service user deal with their day-to-day lives.

What we need you to do

  • Help the people we support in their own homes to maintain and increase their independence.

  • Empowering people to try new things.

  • Help with daily care: personal care, such as bathing and dressing

  • Light domestic duties

  • Basic food preparation

  • Medication administration (full training given on all tasks)

What we need you to have

  • A caring nature that can be transformed into a rewarding career.

  • A passion to promote independence to our service users.

  • A willingness to expand your knowledge about various parts of the job.

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Good planning skills and you will be required to work to a tight schedule.

  • An ability to build strong working relationships.

  • A strong sense of initiative.

  • Excellent team worker

Benefits

  • Company cars for a small weekly charge where we cover insurance, tax and repairs

  • Free comprehensive induction training so experience is not essential

  • Hourly rates from £8.10 per hour to £15.00 per hour as well as paid travel time and mileage

  • 28 days annual leave for full time and pro-rata for part time

  • All the support you need to progress to our Senior Carer role

  • Recommend a friend scheme

  • Carer of the month scheme

Desirables

  • Work experience within the industry.

  • NVQ or Diploma in Health & Social care.

  • A full, clean driving licence.

  • Access to reliable transport

To apply for a position or to find out more about the role please contact us or send us an email with your CV to enquiries@homehelperscare.co.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable applicants regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.