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Fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others in the community.

Care Assistant

Bishop's Stortford Contract 11000 - 30000 per annum Closing date: 02/07/2022
Company Description

The East Herts & Uttlesford office was established in July 2008 by its owner Mark Greatbatch, who has been delivering care services in the area since 1996. Mark first came into contact with Home Instead when he met Managing Director and UK Co-Founder, Trevor Brocklebank, at a United Kingdom Homecare Association Meeting in London in April 2008. In December 2010 Mark Greatbatch handed over the running of the East Herts & Uttlesford office to David Bassett and in 2022 David became Franchise Owner.

We are committed to ensuring that we build a fantastic team to provide the highest quality of care for our future clients and their families, giving peace of mind to all concerned. We can guide you through the difficult decisions that need to be made when looking for care and help you decide if care at home is the route you should take.

The East Herts & Uttlesford office provides high-quality at-home care to the local community and is proud of the results of our recent Care Quality Commission inspection in October 2019, which showed we met all standards.

Please take a moment to read some of the comments from our clients and their families about the difference a Home Instead Care Professional has made to their lives. These are real comments from real people, whose lives have been enhanced by our service.

Our quality care service is competitive and tailor-made to each individual. Support for older people may include companionship, home help, and personal care.

The East Herts & Uttlesford Home Instead office is one of over 1000 offices worldwide, with over 250 in the UK.

 

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others in the community.

We are looking for people with Kind, compassionate hearts, who want to make a true difference in the quality of life of our clients. As a Care Assistant, you will provide help & support in a variety of non-medical services including ( personal care & wash ) to help them keep independent in their own home.

We will provide you with regular consistent clients, with who you will build good professional relationships and make a real difference in their life.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others in the community. Working as part of our family of Care assistants in Sawbridgeworth and the surrounding area, you will be providing a range of care services to older adults living in their own homes as a Care assistant.

Whilst we aim to make our working patterns as flexible as possible, you are required to work both during weekdays and alternate weekends to support your clients' care needs.

Benefits

  • Excellent pay and conditions (from £10.00 per hour to £15.00 and double time on Bank Holidays) + paid holidays
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Get paid to complete your training
  • Flexible hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Full and part-time opportunities available as a Care assistant
  • Minimum 45-minute calls
  • Guaranteed Monthly Income contracts available
  • Mileage allowance ( 33p per mile)and travel time
  • Early Pay – request up to 50% of your pay in advance of payday, which can be claimed daily
  • Generous Refer a Friend scheme
  • Support to complete nationally recognised qualifications including your Care Certificate and Diploma
  • Access to our Employee Benefits Portal where you’ll get thousands of discounts and special offers
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program support in times of need

Your availability could be from 8 am to 9 pm, including every other weekend i.e consecutive weekends. In return, we will provide you Guaranteed hours contract from day one you will come on board, once you have successfully completed your Training and DBS check.

Requirements

  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Compassionate
  • Desire to care for clients as you would your own parents
  • FULL UK DRIVING LICENCE AND RELIABLE VEHICLE ESSENTIAL
  • ABILITY TO OBTAIN SUITABLE REFERENCES AND DBS CHECK (We arrange this)

If you have a passion to become a Care Assistant and you have the motivation to help us achieve our ambitions, we would love to hear from you.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.

Qualifications
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Compassionate
  • Desire to care for clients as you would your own parents
  • FULL UK DRIVING LICENCE AND RELIABLE VEHICLE ESSENTIAL
  • ABILITY TO OBTAIN SUITABLE REFERENCES AND DBS CHECK (We arrange this)
Additional Information

As a Care assistance, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and have a high-degree of  flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on 01279 721443

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.

 

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