Care Workers – Leighton Buzzard
1st Homecare Solutions is a growing, independent care agency based in Leighton Buzzard and Aylesbury with a majority of clients who pay for their own care.
We are seeking full time and part time carer workers in Leighton Buzzard and surrounding villages to provide care in the homes of our elderly and disabled clients. In particular we are seeking reliable, flexible and compassionate carer workers who want to make a real difference to the lives of the people under our care.
Care Workers - In return we offer:
• A full training programme for all staff according to level of need. Wages are paid in full during training.
• £9.13 per hour (including 98p holiday pay) on weekdays.
• £10.02 per hour (including £1.07 holiday pay) on weekends.
• Any 15 minute calls are paid at an effective rate of £14.03 per hour (incl £1.50 holiday pay), more at weekends.
• Time and a half on Bank Holidays and double time on Christmas Day & New Year’s Day.
• 28 days holiday pro rata.
• Flexible shift patterns between 7am and 10pm.
• Alternate weekends off.
• Care workers receive tunics paid for by the company.
• Mileage is paid at 25p per mile and includes travel from carer worker’s home to all clients and from last client to carer worker’s home.
For Care Workers who are new to care we provide a full week’s induction course with refresher training where appropriate. Our Senior Carers will keep a close eye on you and give you plenty of on-the-job training. Monthly Spot checks, quarterly supervisions and annual appraisals are all key ways in which we can ensure that your career is progressing in the right direction.
In addition we encourage all our Care Workers to train for a professionally recognised qualification (such as Level 2, 3 or 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care).
Please apply online for this Care Worker role with your CV and covering letter.
Please check your email for confirmation that your application has been received for this Care Worker role and to follow further instructions if applicable.