Care Assistant - (Billericay)
We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference to the quality of life of the individuals that we support on a daily basis.
We are excited for you to join their ‘CQC Outstanding’ and enthusiastic team in Billericay as a Part-Time Care Assistant. Apply if you are looking for a zero-hour contract that can lead into a guaranteed average hour contract with varied fixed schedules.
As a Care Assistant, you will provide a variety of non-medical services to help them keep independent in their own home. These rewarding duties can include:
Home Help - Collecting prescriptions, light housekeeping, checking food expiry dates, pet care, home maintenance, shopping, collecting prescriptions.
Companionship - Become a companion and encourage conversation, provide reminders for medication, activities, outings, stimulate and encourage activities - walking, hobbies and monitoring diet and eating.
Dementia care - Assist with morning wake up calls and evenings services, help with continence care, dressing and bathing, eating, drinking and medication reminders.
Personal Care - Providing medication reminders, bathing dressing and grooming - please note some duties are light personal care and may involve just being a presence to reassure than actually carrying out personal care.
Care experience or particular qualifications is NOT essential to become a care assistant in this position. We would consider skills from other sectors such as hospitality, retail, arts and travel. However, personal experience of caring for a family member or voluntary experience would be desirable. Furthermore, being about to drive and having access to your own vehicle will be advantageous for the role.
Benefits to you:
• Holiday pay, pension scheme and a range of company benefits – Health Care Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme
• City and Guilds accredited training, including Care Certificate and Dementia training
• Opportunities for career progression
• Mileage and travel time allowance
We need reliable, trustworthy and respectful individuals who enjoy building professional friendships and are comfortable spending time in the company of others. Is that you?
£10.50 - £12 per hour
Need access to your own vehicle?