Community Support / Carers - for "Double Handed Rounds"

Recruitment Genius Ltd
England, Kent, Maidstone
£8.00 - £10.50 per hour
06 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to do community care work but don't want to work on your own?

"Double Handers" is the phrase used to describe the support of clients with two carers.

Or are you an experienced carer who would prefer to work on doubles?

Are you a carer who didn't think there would be enough hours in the community?

The number one agency in the area for "double Handed" calls with over 700 hours per week and growing just in double handed calls and a Kent County Council Contracted Agency.

They are now recruiting care workers for Maidstone, Coxheath, Yalding, Wateringbury, East and West Malling and other surrounding areas.

You will be joining an independent family owned and operated company based in Aylesford. They are one of only 19 Home Care Agencies in Kent to hold an official contract with Kent County Council. They provide services for people of all ages and with varying needs of Care and Support. They are looking for people to join their team to provide the very best service they can.

Experience an advantage but not essential as a full training programme including induction training will be provided.

Must be able to drive with the use of own car and a mobile phone. May consider non-drivers if you live near an employed driver.

- Full and part time positions (minimum 16 Hours)
- Guaranteed Hours and Fixed shifts available.
- Must be able to work alternate weekends or a Saturday or Sunday each week.
- Work on a "long day" 3 days on 3 days off on a rolling rota
- Wages start at £8.00 P/H after probationary period WITH NO EXPERIENCE
- Wages start at £8.25 P/H if you already hold a QCF/NVQ2 or equivalent in Care (must have certificate)
- Enhanced pay for unsocial hours Monday to Friday
- Additional pay for Saturday social and unsocial hours
- Additional pay for Sunday social and unsocial hours
- Mileage payments plus increase per mile if you pick up a non driver
- Fortnightly pay
- 28 days paid holiday, pro-rata (all holiday pay based on actual hours worked in the previous 12 weeks)
- Pension Scheme
- All uniforms and other protective items supplied
- Continued in house training provided and an opportunity to take advanced NCFE life-time training certificates in various aspects of care.
- Employment subject to Proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, Enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.
- They are an equal opportunities employer.

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