Home Care Assistant

£12.40 - £13.70 hourly
  • Care In Your Home Ltd
  • Working in the local Community
  • Jan 18, 2023
Full time Homecare

Job Description

Job description

Care In Your Home Ltd, are a friendly, family run business. We are looking for Care Assistants to join our team. We take pride in looking after our clients and providing them with the care they require.

Our clients all live in the Bracknell and Binfield areas and it is a requirement for this role that you have the use of either a car, or motorcycle.

You must also already have the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, sponsorship for overseas applicants is NOT possible.

What does the job entail?

Our clients may be looking for a little extra help around the home, some examples of the services we provide are:

  • meal preparation
  • support with medication
  • carrying out household chores.
  • personal care (this means they may need help getting in and out of the bath or shower, assisting with getting them to the toilet, hair care and assisting with dressing.
  • shopping

What are the hours & Pay Rates?

Full or part-time hours are available (we do require that you work every other weekend). However, if you are looking for weekends ONLY we would definitely love to hear from you.

  • We pay £12.40 per hour for a 3 month probation period.
  • Rising to £13.00 or higher depending on qualifications.
  • Higher rates on weekends, Bank Holidays, and special days.
  • Mileage paid @ 45p per mile
  • Our working hours are between 07:00 and 23:00 - seven  days a week.
  • Especially looking for staff to work between 4pm-11pm but other hours are available.
  • You can work for anything between 12 hours and 50 hours a week *
  • Free uniform and PPE.
  • Paid induction training / shadowing.
  • Further training opportunities.
  • Paid holidays
  • Open door policy

* Working hours opt-out

Why work for us?

  • We provide full training and support.
  • ALL our clients are local to reduce travelling.
  • We aim to give the best service possible to our clients.
  • We encourage all of our staff to work towards achieving QCF (NVQ) level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care.
  • Uniform and protective equipment is provided free of charge.

What do I need to be a Care Assistant?

  • You need to be reliable and dependable.
  • You have the use of some form of motorised transport?
  • You have a caring, compassionate nature and understand the importance of dignity & respect.
  • You have good communication skills in written and spoken English.
  • You have a smart-phone able to run our Care App (Android or iOS)
  • No experience is necessary – Some of our staff had not worked in care before joining us.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £12.40-£13.75 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Referral programme

COVID-19 considerations:

  • All of our staff and clients are fully vaccinated.
  • PPE, including a face-mask, is still worn for all calls.

Application question(s):

  • Can you communicate effectively in English (Spoken and written)?
  • Please confirm that you are CURRENTLY resident in the UK, and that you ALREADY have the right to work in the UK. (Sponsorship for overseas applicants is NOT available).
  • All of our clients are Based in the Bracknell Forest Area. Do you live within 5 miles of Bracknell?
  • It is ESSENTIAL that you have use of a reliable car, motorcycle or moped (NOT an e-bike) Do you have one of these forms of transport?

Licence/Certification:

  • Full UK Driving Licence (Provisional if riding a motorcycle) (required)