Care Assistant & Home Helper

Recruiter
Steven Vine
Location
Taunton, Somerset
Salary
£8.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted
29 Nov 2017
Closes
27 Dec 2017
Ref
A/HCA/TAUNTON
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 Taunton area of Somerset, and are you a car driver?

This is an excellent opportunity to join an award-winning care provider, specialising in care and support to private clients within their own homes. Our clients are at the heart of what we do! Their happiness and needs are central to the services we provide, so we spend an absolute minimum of an hour with the people we support, nothing is rushed, and we always have the same clients that we visit.

You will be supporting older people to help them remain independent. You will be helping them achieve this by:

  • Assisting with morning or bedtime routines.
  • Prompting to take medication.
  • Assisting with washing and dressing.
  • Taking clients out shopping or attending local groups.
  • Attending doctors or hospital appointments.
  • Preparing meals and 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, a minimum of 10 hours per week. Unfortunately, full time or school hours are not offered due to the nature of the work.

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 £8.00 – £18.00 per hour.

Continuous training and support, with ongoing progression.

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 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, that is fine, 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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