Job Vacancies  |  Care Assistant   |  Abingdon

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job title: care assistant with option of company car

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:      £9.65 - £15.70 Experienced Carers
£11.50 - £ 16.80 Senior Carers

We would also like to hear from you if you wish to start a new career in Care. We offer full training.

£8.80 - £12.80 New to Care

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


  • 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 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


  • 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

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.