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Community Care Assistant


  • Various hours
  • 2024-03-15
  • £12.60 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 020224-37526

Do you want to feel valued in your job role?

· Work locally in Ivybridge

· Work flexible hours that suit you

· Full or part-time working

· Enjoy working within a friendly supportive team

· Coming back into the workforce after raising a family

We are looking to expand our friendly team of carers in the above and and surrounding areas.

As a community care worker we are seeking caring, flexible and enthusiastic individuals who would like to make a difference to peoples lives. Experience is not a necessity as full training for the job role will be given.

All we ask is that you have

· A Full UK Driving Licence

· Your own mode of transport

· A Flexible approach

· You will be working alternate weekends and some evenings (Shift patterns can be discussed at interview).

· An Enhanced DBS (police check) . Disclosure expenses met by the employer

Your Duties will include

Providing support to vulnerable adults within their own homes and tasks would consist of providing support with :

  • Personal Care
  • Washing and dressing
  • Preparing meals and prompting medication
  • Also you may be involved in some domestic tasks such laundry, Vacuuming and shopping .

Pay Rates and Benefits

· Variable shift patterns from 16hrs up to 40hrs per week

· Paid Travel Pay.

· Paid Mobile Phone allowance

· Pension allowance

· 5 weeks paid holiday per year

· Free uniform

· Free training Up to QCF level 3

· Paid Training if sent on specialist courses

· Working within a team

· Subject to completing probation a guaranteed hours contract

Travel expenses details:

All travel between service users is paid and a mileage of 45p per mile

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Am shift = -7.00 to 12.30

Pm Shift = 4.30pm to 10.30pm

You will be required to work alternate weekends both  Saturday and Sunday

Essential details:

Must have good communication skills

Must have a full UK driving Licence

Must have own Transport

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

Job location

Ivybridge and surrounding areas


Job category

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


Peninsula Care - Community Care

Type of organisation



Health and social care


Peninsula Care Devon

Provides care and support in the local community to our most vulnerable adults. From personal care to offering a big smile.

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