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Care Assistant

West Devon area, including Tavistock

  • Part time
  • 2022-07-29
  • £10.50 - £11.00 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 040422-19224

A Career in Care will be so rewarding with us – we truly value the work our Care Professionals do in their local community – our aim is for you to feel respected and supported with everything you need to be a successful care professional within our team.

Our office is a family run, OUTSTANDING CQC rated company.  We are dedicated to treating others how we would treat our own family members.  We are looking for individuals to join our ever-growing team.

To us CARE is personal.  We offer a minimum call of 1 hour (they are often longer), so you will have the time to make a real difference in your clients lives.  Scheduled hours and regular clients who you are matched with based on shared hobbies, interests, and personalities.

Care Professional role: Visit clients to aid in their daily routine, from helping your clients get up and washed and dressed, to cooking meals and helping them to get out within the community. You will have the time to build fantastic relationships with clients and their families and watch them thrive independently within their own homes.

We can offer you:

Minimum 1-hour calls with your own regular matched clients (calls are often longer)
Flexible hours. Part time and full-time hours available
Excellent pay rate £10.50ph plus paid travel and waiting time and petrol allowance
No uniform, we feel this is important, so you look and feel more like a friend or part of the family.
Paid holiday
Consistent employee recognition and appreciation with our “Above & Beyond” awards
Career progression opportunities
Employee referral bonus programme
Bespoke, paid training programmes including City and Guilds certificated training in Alzheimer’s and Dementia care and Parkinsons training
Regular meet ups and events including coffee mornings and quarterly staff meetings
Employee social events
Supportive work environment that centres on your wellbeing
Wellness program, including free counselling and legal advice and discounted health and dental cash plans for yourself and your family.
Exclusive discounts at high street stores, supermarkets, utility providers and much more
Part of the Home Instead family including 224 franchise offices in the U.K and over 1000 worldwide
Top 20 Home Care Provider 2020 and 2021 for the South-West, Dementia Friends Champions, Armed Forces Covenant Bronze Award Holders

COVID-19 considerations: PPE Provided.  Regular COVID testing (Lateral Flow Tests provided).

Essential details:

We only ask for a few requirements:

No previous experience is needed as we provide full-award winning training.

A passion for supporting others, reliable and pride yourself on delivering an outstanding service.

A full driving licence and access to a car.

If you have a big heart and time to give, then apply now or phone 01822 258292 for an informal chat.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.

Must be over 18, have the right to work in the UK and be able to work on a rota that can include mornings from 8am, evenings up to 9pm and every other weekend.

A driving license and a reliable car.

Travel expenses details:

Mileage allowance

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Job location

Within the West Devon area, including Tavistock.

Job category

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

Profile

Home Instead Tavistock and Tamar Valley To us it's personal

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Social care

Description

Welcome to Home Instead Tavistock and Tamar Valley – serving Tavistock, Launceston, Saltash, Torpoint, Holsworthy, Bude and more.

Home Instead Tavistock and Tamar Valley is owned and operated by Lynn Roddy. Together with my team we are committed to delivering high quality care to older people in their own homes to help them feel happy and comfortable. We aim to provide the support they need to remain independent for as long as possible. Whether it’s just a listening ear to share memories with, company for a walk to the shops or park, help with house work and meals, or more personal care. We provide the assurance to them and their families that they are being looked after with respect and empathy allowing them to maintain their dignity and most importantly to remain in their own home.

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