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Care Assistant (Home Care)

Exeter

  • Guaranteed hours
  • Exeter
  • 31 Jan 2021
  • £10.00 - £10.55 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 130121-17574

Make a difference in your local community!

Guinness Care is a not-for-profit provider of adult social care in Devon, we support people in our local communities to continue living where they want to be; in their own homes. We do everything we can every day to ensure that we deliver the highest standards of care to our customers and give our Care Assistants a fantastic experience with first class training and great benefits.

Do you have what it takes to support our customers?

As a Home Care Assistant with us, you will visit our customers in their own homes, helping with a variety of tasks from meal preparation, household chores, attending appointments and shopping, through to assisting with medication and personal care. We appreciate for people who are new to the role that it can appear daunting, that’s why we offer a comprehensive induction programme consisting of classroom training and on the job shadowing when you start. You’ll be joining an experienced and dedicated team, who all enjoy their jobs and have a shared passion.

You’ll be enhancing the lives of people in your community and we can assure you that every day you will go home with a sense of achievement, knowing that you have helped someone. We are always listening to our staff, and in our most recent staff survey 92% of colleagues said their job was meaningful and gave them a sense of purpose.

We can train you to be a great Home Care Assistant, what you will need is patience, understanding and respect for our vulnerable customers. You will also need:

  • Have a driving licence with access to your own vehicle
  • To be comfortable supporting customers with personal care including bathing, toileting and with their personal hygiene needs
  • To be available to work shifts between 7am-2pm and 2pm-10pm, including alternate weekends

What are the benefits?

  • £10.00 per hour, £10.55 per hour if you have an NVQ/QCF/RQF Level 2 in Health & Social Care. If you don’t already have the qualification, we will work with you to achieve it
  • Mileage and travel time paid
  • Company enhanced sick pay after a qualifying period and a variety of generous pension schemes to choose from
  • Permanent, contracted hours ranging from 16 to 35 (casual hours roles also available)
  • Flexible hours, and the ability to pick up overtime if you choose
  • Free enhanced DBS
  • £250 refer a friend scheme
  • 28 days annual leave pro rata (increasing after 5 years of service)
  • Excellent lifestyle benefits portal including Cycle to Work scheme and fantastic discounts at supermarkets and many other shops and on-line retailers
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides free counselling and much more

We know that our people are our biggest asset, and that our Care Assistants do an amazing job, because of this we have a great team culture – supporting you is our priority.

If you want to be part of our outstanding team and have the right attitude, values and passion for this role, just hit the ‘APPLY’ button now to create your application.

Essential details:

  • Have a driving licence with access to your own vehicle
  • To be comfortable supporting customers with personal care including bathing, toileting and with their personal hygiene needs
  • To be available to work shifts between 7am-2pm and 2pm-10pm, including alternate weekends

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Job category

Care worker, Entry level roles, Home care / Domiciliary care

Profile

Guinness Care Guinness Care is a registered charity.

Type of organisation

Charity

Sector

Social care

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