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Community Care Assistant


  • Various hours
  • 2024-05-23
  • £12.70 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 120424-37528

Do you want to feel valued in your job role?

· Work locally in and around Tavistock

· 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 surrounding areas.

As a community care worker, we are seeking caring, flexible and enthusiastic individuals who would like to make a difference to people’s 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 Mileage allowance up to 45 pence per mile

· 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.

Signing on bonus £300 subject to T/C

Travel expenses details:

All travel between service users is paid and a mileage

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Must be available on alternate weekends.


Essential details:

Must have a Full UK driving licence and own transport.

No Experience is required as full training is given

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Job location

Tavistock and surrounding areas

Job category

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


Peninsula Care - Community Care

Type of organisation



Health and social care


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

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