Care Assistant - #59645

Helping Hands

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Torquay
Contract type: Full time

Since 1989, we’ve supported adults of all ages to maintain their independence and stay in the place they know and love. Because, life is better at home.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about care, and who want to help others to join our amazing teams. We don’t require you to have any previous social care experience, what we do need from you is to have the Right to Work in the UK, as we are NOT able to offer Health and Care Worker visas. Additionally, you are required to have a full UK driving license with access to your own vehicle.

If you’re looking for a job that can be flexible around your lifestyle there are a variety of shift patterns available to work in mornings, afternoons, evenings or weekends.

At Helping Hands, we can offer the following benefits

  • Paid mileage of 35p per mile between calls
  • Early Pay App – request up to 50% of your pay in advance of pay day
  • Earn up to £100 for referring a friend
  • Our care assistants are directly employed by us giving you access to holiday entitlement and our pension scheme
  • Apprenticeship opportunities available to existing staff
  • Support to complete nationally recognised qualifications including your Care Certificate and NVQs. Your career development is important to us if you want to progress, we can help!
  • FREE Blue Light Card – national discount card for hundreds of retailers

Being a Care Assistant means you need to be adaptable, kind-hearted and put others first. Your role may include:

  • Providing companionship
  • Support with personal care such as showering, bathing and toileting
  • Helping with mobility around the home
  • Overseeing medication and providing medical support
  • Helping around the house with cleaning, cooking and tidying
  • Running errands such as food shopping or picking up prescriptions

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