Community Care Assistant

Downham Market, Norfolk, England
PE38 0DY
Pay
£ 9.51 - 10.01 Per hour
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
17 Aug 2020
Closes
30 Dec 2020

Job Description

Community Care Assistant - Downham Market and surrounding areas

£9.51 to £10.01 per hour paid travel time, mileage paid at 25p per mile

Fully paid Induction training provided

There has never been a better or more poignant time to join Manorcourt Homecare (part of the Healthcare Homes Group), as we continue to grow. Our amazing care staff are striving to ensure our services are available to the most vulnerable at this difficult and challenging time. If you have the unique qualities required for this rewarding role and want to work for an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones, then come and join our teams and help support your community.

We pay competitive rates of pay and have a variety of shifts patterns available to suit full-time or part-time requirements.

In order to join our team, you will need to:

Have a naturally caring disposition

Treat all service users with dignity, respect and compassion

Be a good listener, display empathy and have a ready smile

Possess good communication skills

Be dedicated, reliable and adaptable

Hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle

Undergo an enhanced DBS check

We offer a rewarding benefits programme which reflects the fact our Community Care Assistants are vital members of our team:

Competitive rates of pay plus paid travel time and mileage

Flexible shift patterns - including both full and part time roles (please note that due to the nature of the service, the role does involve working alternate weekends)

Guaranteed hours offered upon completion of 3 month probation period

28 days paid annual leave (pro rata)

Care experience is not essential - we provide fully paid induction training to support you gain the skills and knowledge required to provide excellent care

Further training and development opportunities including fully funded qualifications in Health and Social Care

Our teams work across Fakenham and the surrounding areas, helping people who wish to retain their independence and remain at home for as long as possible. A Care Assistant’s roles and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Basic meal preparation

Personal hygiene; showering, bathing, washing

Helping people get up each morning and go to bed each evening

Provide toilet assistance

Light domestic duties

Attend social calls, book and accompany to appointments

Shopping either with or on behalf of service users

Additional information:

Full PPE provisions provided and procedures are in place to ensure our carers are protected. We also provide EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

This is a fantastic time to join Manorcourt Homecare so if you share in our values, offer commitment and dedication, we would welcome your application.

Ref: COMM CARE DOWNHAM MARKET

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