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Wandsworth Full-time £10.00 - £11 per hour Closing date: 04/12/2021
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Job Description

Care Assistant - Home Instead Wandsworth

As an alternative to residential care, Home Instead Wandsworth are devoted to keeping vulnerable people in their own homes by providing quality care services. We assist with personal care, medicine administration, light domestic work, and other day-to-day tasks at our customers' homes.

If you're looking for a new job with flexible hours or want to change careers, or you just want to make a real difference to people in your community, being a home caregiver and companion might provide you with some interesting and fulfilling opportunities.

 

Care Assistant Job Pay & Benefits:

  • £10.00 - £11 per hour

  • 0 Hours Permanent Contract

  • Flexible Shift Patterns Available - 16-20 Hours Per Week

  • Industry-Leading Training

  • Full PPE Protection

  • Care Certification

  • Employee Benefit Scheme

  • Career Development & Progression Opportunities

Care Assistant Job Description

This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to join our care team. We will carefully match you to your own small circle of Clients in the local community, and you will help them in living happy, independent lives by providing high-quality care plans.

Care Roles Include:

  • Help with everyday tasks

  • Prompting & assistance with your client's medication

  • Support getting in & out of the shower/bath & getting dressed

  • Help to & from the loo

  • Preparing simple meals and light household duties

  • Companionship, a cup of tea & a natter

  • Shopping tips, social Calls, appointments, clubs hobbies 

We take pride in the outstanding standard of care we deliver to our clients.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A valid UK driving licence is required.

  • Access to a vehicle

  • In the United Kingdom, you have the right to work.

  • Excellent command of the English language

  • enhanced DBS check

  • criminal records check

We require that you have your own trustworthy transportation to visit our clients and that you be willing to travel within our local region.

What Home Instead Wandsworth Are looking for:

  • A great timekeeper who is well-organized and dependable.

  • Individuals who are compassionate and caring.

  • Clients who are always treated with courtesy and respect.

  • An excellent listener who can speak properly and create courteous and warm connections with customers and their families.

It isn't a question of prior experience. We aim to provide the greatest possible service to our customers, and in order to do so, we need employees who are naturally sensitive, kind, and patient. We want a staff that treats each of our clients as if they were members of their own family.

Because we care about our Caregivers, we'll make sure you get all the necessary training and growth. After all, they are responsible for our clients, therefore you should feel confident in your abilities.

Ready to start your journey with Home Instead Wandsworth?

Apply now and get started!

Additional Information

What Home Instead Wandsworth Can Offer You! 

  • Up-to £11 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 time allowance - Get paid towards the miles you cover and time 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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