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Home Care Assistant

Plymouth/Plympton & Plymstock

  • Guaranteed hours
  • 2022-08-19
  • £11.10 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 070722-34555

At Helping Hands, we can offer the following benefits for our care assistants:

Guaranteed Income Agreement Contract – consistent pay for an agreed amount of hours every month, whether we give you care calls or not
Above the industry average for pay, depending on location
Paid mileage of 35p per mile between calls
Swift start process – providing you have Right to Work in the UK and an Adult First Check, begin working for us straight away
Early Pay app – request up to 50% of your pay in advance of pay day
FREE Blue Light card – national discount card for hundreds of retailers
Paid hours for your COVID vaccination
Enhanced bank holiday pay rates
Generous Refer a Friend scheme with easy app access
Support to complete nationally recognised qualifications including your Care Certificate and NVQs
Access to our Employee Benefits Portal where you’ll get thousands of discounts and special offers
Access to our Employee Assistance Program supporting in times of need
Our carers are directly employed by us giving you access to holiday entitlement and our pension scheme
Our Guaranteed Income Agreement Contract is an industry first, and we believe this will help you to agree on hours that suit you and get paid consistently every month. But if you’re happy to have a zero-hours contract because it suits your lifestyle, that’s fine too. Our branch care managers will discuss your working preferences with you and go from there.

Essential details:

All we need from you is a full UK driving license with access to your own car and the desire to care for others, we can teach you the rest. Working as a care assistant isn’t always the easiest job, but we promise that it will be one of the most rewarding.

A driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential due to the nature of the role.


Travel expenses details:

35p per mile

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Job location

Plmouth, Plympton & Plymstock

Job category

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


Helping Hands

Type of organisation



Health and social care


An endorsed private home care provider for over 30 years with family values at our core.

Helping Hands began as a small family business in Warwickshire in 1989, so we understand the importance of looking after loved ones. It means everything to us – just as it means everything to our customers. Today, as one of the largest and most respected home care providers in the UK, our family ethos still underpins and guides every part of what Helping Hands does and stands for.

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