Care Assistant

Care Assistant

Apex Prime Care | Gosport, Hampshire, PO12, GB
Job Type: Full Time

Posted 13 days ago

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Are the back-to-work blues especially hard this year? It's time to shake things up and start your year with a new career! Make a new year's resolution you’ll want to stick to with a rewarding career in Home Care.

Ensure you read the information regarding this opportunity thoroughly before making an application.
If you want a career where the work is highly rewarding, where you can progress to new heights, and get an enormous sense of personal achievement from knowing you are helping other people when they need it most, then adult social care is for you.
Apply today, and a member of our friendly recruitment team will take it from there.
*Benefits: *
* £250 joining bonus! \*
* Birthday Annual Leave \*
* Eligible for a Blue Light Card- save money in shops, restaurants, and venues on the high street with the Blue Light Card.
* Guaranteed hours and a contract from Day 1 of your employment!
* Refer a Friend- earn up to £500 for every person you recommend joins the team\*
* Competitive pay with annual reviews
* Walking rounds available (dependent on location)
* Paid holidays
* We are not an agency, and we put our people first!
\*T&Cs apply.
We know a new beginning can be daunting, that’s why we like to make joining our team a smooth and speedy process. Apply today, and a member of our fantastic recruitment team will take it from there.
*Required Skills and Qualifications*
A career in care is not just about experience, but rather your kind, caring and compassionate nature.
We have a team of experienced trainers who deliver an online 3-day induction course to ensure you feel equipped for the role. Once you have completed your training you will shadow one of our experienced care heroes until you feel comfortable on your own.
Have experience? Excellent! We can offer fast track induction training for those who qualify, terms and conditions apply.
Working at Apex Prime Care is more than just a job, the benefits are endless for both our team and our clients. We know and appreciate that our team makes a difference every day.
The role of a home care assistant is varied, and each day is different. Some of our clients do require personal care, however, some just need a chat and a cup of tea.
A daily routine could be assistance with getting out of bed, washing, bathing, or showering as required. Help with dressing and once ready, preparation of their favourite breakfast and morning medication assistance. You will see clients on a regular basis, getting to know their needs and routines with the help of our handy app. Care plans and visit details can be reviewed on the app, so you can be safe in the knowledge that you are providing the best possible support.
At the heart of everything we do, there is a very grateful service user, supported to maintain their chosen lifestyle and routine. If you are looking for a rewarding career, home care is the one for you. Make a difference in your local community and be the friendly face on a difficult day.
*Working Hours*
Working hours are based on 7.00 am to 2.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm.
We ask the whole team to work every other weekend, start at 7 am and do two evenings a week. We know that your free time and weekends are important, working every other weekend means no one misses out! (Please note, this does not mean you have to work these hours every day)
The pay rate stated in this Ad, £12.35 weekday and £12.93 weekend is for drivers only. For a walking round, it differs as the rates above are inclusive of travel time and petrol.
You will be paid time and a half for working bank holidays.
You will be paid DOUBLE TIME for Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £12.35-£12.93 per hour
* Company car
* Company pension
* Employee discount
* Referral programme
* Driving Licence (preferred)
* UK Work Permit (required)
Work authorisation:
* United Kingdom (required)
Work Location: One location