Care Assistant & Home Helper

Recruiter
Josh Taylor
Location
BS16 0BN, Bristol (City Centre)
Salary
£8.30 - £18.00 per hour + mileage allowance
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
29 Sep 2017
Ref
A/NBRISTOL
Contract Type
Permanent

Would you like to make a difference to an older adult in your local area by becoming a Care Assistant & Home Helper? Are you interested in part time hours in the North Bristol area and are you a car driver?

This is an excellent opportunity to join an award-winning care provider, specialising in companionship and personal care to private clients within their own homes. You will be supporting older people to help them remain independent. You will be helping them achieve this by:

  • Assisting them with their morning or bedtime routines
  • Prompting to take medication
  • Assisting with washing and dressing
  • Taking them out shopping or attending local groups
  • Attending doctors or hospital appointments
  • Preparing nutritious and hearty meals
  • Simply just being a friend and someone for company

 

 

Being a Care Assistant & Home Helper, isn’t just a job, you will be gaining a friend too!

What are the potential hours?

Part-time hours are available, approximately 10-30 hours per week. Unfortunately, full time hours are not offered due to the nature of the work. If you are available some early mornings, lunchtimes, afternoons, evenings or a couple of hours at the weekend, then this position is ideal for you.

What are the benefits?

  • Making a difference to someone’s everyday life is the biggest benefit and motivator for doing this job
  • Excellent hourly rate of £8.30 - £18.00
  • Competitive mileage allowance rate
  • Continuous training and support, with opportunities to progress
  • Proper contract, holiday and sick pay, and a pension scheme
  • Joining a happy and professional team in a meaningful role

What skills do you need to be a Care Assistant & Home Helper?

Firstly, you will want to make a difference to someone’s life and have a big heart!

You can be any age group and from any background, there is no upper limit.

You will be able to strike up a relationship and rapport with the person you are paired with.

You will also be happy to provide personal care, which could be helping someone brush their teeth, assisting with washing, dressing, or brushing their hair.

You will also have a UK driving licence and have access to your own vehicle.

You probably have lots of questions, which is great, once you apply we will give you a call and answer any questions you may have and tell you a lot more.

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