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Community Care Worker

Exmouth & surrounding area

  • Various hours
  • 4 Jun 2021
  • £10.30 - £11.00 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 040521-18840

We are looking for reliable, dedicated and compassionate staff to join their team.

Would you enjoy visiting service users in their own homes to ensure they get the helping hand and care they need? If you have previous experience within a healthcare capacity or are looking for a change of career, you may be just the person we are looking for – being a care worker can be a very rewarding role. No experience needed.

You will have a genuine passion for caring or the desire to understand how important this role is to the daily lives of those you care for and be a team player, but equally able to work on your own initiative.

Due to growth we are recruiting for both experienced and trainee care workers and can provide career development and support to ensure every carer reaches their potential.

Package:

  • Permanent contract
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Full training and support
  • DBS check paid by company
  • Free uniform
  • Pool cars available for work purposes
  • Incentives
  • Career development

Duties will include:

  • Visiting service users in their own homes, assisting them in day to day living tasks to ensure they are as happy and healthy as possible
  • This will include personal hygiene, getting washed/showered, dressed and assisting with meals and drinks as well as taking to appointments, the shops and assisting with medication
  • Completing basic paperwork and following care plans in place
  • Adhering to all CQC, safeguarding and infection control guidelines in place
  • Committed to updating knowledge of the sector and changes in the workplace
  • You will be there as a familiar face, someone to make them feel comfortable and safe in your presence and be improving their lives wherever possible.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have previous experience within care capacity, whether this be community, care home, hospital or similar or perhaps caring for a family member, though not essential as full training given
  • You must be a driver with a valid driving licence, ideally with access to car, though pool cars available
  • Be able to work every other weekend or one regular day every weekend
  • Have a calm, polite and caring nature
  • Genuine interest in supporting vulnerable adults and wanting to make a difference.

Shifts:

  • Various shifts and contracts available with some flexibility,
  • Usual shifts 7am-2pm and 4pm-10pm (there is some flexible as to shift pattern)
  • There is a requirement to work every other weekend, or one day every weekend.
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Job location

The job will be covering home care visits across the East Devon area primarily Exmouth & surrrounds.

Job category

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

Profile

Helping Hands Exmouth

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Social care

Description

Helping Hands Exmouth has been a family run business since it started in 1986. It is committed to providing services of the highest quality with great emphasis placed on providing flexible care solutions tailored to each person.

Helping Hands Exmouth is dedicated to supporting people in the local community of East Devon stay safely, happily and fully supported in their own home. Covering Cullompton, Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Sidmouth, Axminster and Dunkeswell and the surrounding areas, they provide personalised in home care solutions.

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