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Health Care Assistant


  • Mornings, evenings, weekends
  • 2023-12-31
  • Variable
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 161123-21012

At Purple Balm we provide high quality care for our clients. We are a small company with a family atmosphere, we support each other and therefore you will need to be able to work within a team.

Purple Balm are seeking reliable, flexible Healthcare Assistants/Support Workers with a full driving licence (access to a vehicle is required) to provide a care in the community to enable our clients to remain independent in their own homes. You will need to be available at least 2 evenings a week and either one day every weekend or Saturday and Sunday every other weekend.

There will be some element of lone working and therefore you need to be confident and able to work independently when required. You will need to be reliable and flexible to enable our clients to remain independent, within their own homes, for as long as possible.

We pay top rates and have many additional benefits.

Previous care experience is welcomed, however we offer a full comprehensive induction program which is provided to all successful candidates. Further ongoing training and personal development is available and encouraged.

When you join the Purple Balm team, you will have the opportunity to work flexible working hours.

Other benefits include:

  • Mileage & travel time is paid. EQUIVALENT TO AN HOURLY WAGE OVER £11.
  • Paid holiday on top of your hourly rate.
  • Your uniform is provided
  • Mileage & travel time is paid.
  • You have the support of a dedicated team 24/7.
  • Auto enrolment into the Nest pension scheme.

In return, you will be able to provide support with personal care, assistance with daily living and companionship.

Offers of employment will be dependent upon interview, suitable references, completion of mandatory training and an enhanced DBS check, a driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

So, if you are looking for a rewarding and fulfilling career with a growing and developing care agency, that puts the clients first, then we look forward to hearing from you!

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

7am - 14.30 or 8am - 14.30

16.00 - 22.00

Essential details:

Must have a drivers licence and access to a vehicle

Please provide an email address
Please provide a telephone number
You can upload your CV here

Job location

As a domiciliary carer, successful candidates will be required to drive from client to client

Job category

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


Purple Balm LTD We are a small company with a family atmosphere.

Type of organisation



Social care


Purple Balm have been in business since 2006. We cover Exeter, Newton Abbot and Plymouth.

We pride ourselves on the quality care we provide. We are able to do this because we look after our staff by providing them with the highest quality, classroom based training and full shadow shifts.

Our benefits package includes competitive salary, fully paid holiday, travel time and mileage.


To find out more please visit our website

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