Weekend Care Assistant

Home Care Assistant - Weekends - 2 shifts available either 7am-1pm or 1pm -10pm

£10.00- £12.97 per hour - Weekly Pay - Mileage Paid

Part Time Hours; support required across Northampton

We have an exciting vacancy within the local Northampton area for a Care Assistant to join our team and develop their care skills, working alongside our Branch Team and Care Staff with opportunity to progress. We are currently looking for a care assistant to visit our service users and assist them with medication, meal support, personal care, and socialising.

Experience working within care is an advantage, but not necessary for the right candidate. You would be supporting individuals to live independently within their own homes, on a part time basis, and would have consistent individuals with whom you would build a rapport with.

Your role will include:

  • Prompting and administering medication
  • Helping with the preparation of meals and drinks
  • Assisting with activities of daily living such domestic duties and personal care
  • Maintaining and updating reports such as care plans

Being employed as a Carer by us means:

  • Consistent clients with scheduled visits
  • Comprehensive Care and Support Plans written closely with the service users and their families
  • Enhanced rates of pay on bank holidays, weekends and after 8pm each day
  • 24/7 support from the branch team including an Out Of Hours telephone service
  • Continued professional development to support you and your career, including fully funded NVQ levels 2 and 3 together with face-to-face support from trained care staff and Branch Nurses.
  • Free uniform, DBS and PPE
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee assistance line - available 24/7 and fully confidential for our staff
  • You will be paid for post-employment eLearning at £10.00 per hour

We're looking for:

  • Paid previous experience as a care assistant is an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A driver's licence & your own car is essential
  • Good professional and personal references

We want to make life better for more people. As a Care Assistant you'll be joining us in our continued efforts to make life better for our clients. We want to make life better for you too, so you will have a contract of employment and all the support and development you need to thrive in your role and developing your career.

Six months' paid experience in care such as a care assistant, domiciliary carer, support worker, personal healthcare assistant, care worker or similar advantage but not essential

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Northamptonshire, England, UK