Care Assistant / Support

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2018-02-01 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant / Support

Job Setting: Agency Office

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 02 Jan 2018

Job Location: Verwood , Dorset

Salary: £8.00 to £10.00 per hour

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Paul

Job Reference: home47

Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career that can make a difference to someone’s day? A career where you can get an enormous sense of personal achievement from knowing you are helping other people?

If so, then we would love to hear from you!

The opportunity to make a real difference to someone’s life is a wonderful and rewarding experience so please do not hesitate to apply online today.

We are looking for people who are dedicated and passionate about helping others and giving something back to their community.

Burley’s Home Care prides itself on delivering high-quality care services to individuals within the comforts of their own homes, supporting them to remain as independent for as long as possible. We are looking to expand our friendly care team. Our care assistants are important to us and we believe in looking after them as well and appreciate the incredible role that they play in upholding our reputation.

Please don’t be put off if you have never done care work before as we will teach you everything you need to know leading to a full care certificate qualification. Chances are you may already have a little experience without even knowing it. Perhaps you have at some point cared for a poorly friend or relative. As long as you feel as passionate about caring for people as we do then you’ll fit right in!

What we provide

  • Full paid training provided at our office in Ringwood – we can teach you everything you need to know to become a top-class care assistant and at the same time, you’ll build your career in care and make your mark on the world – so please don’t be put off if you haven’t done it before
  • Competitive rates of pay with enhancements for weekends, bank holiday and Christmas. PLUS mileage and travel time paid on top of that
  • Ongoing training throughout your employment and the opportunity to take Health and Social care qualifications
  • Flexible working hours including mornings, evenings & weekends
  • You will have a named contact in the office who you can contact for support
  • Paid holidays
  • Free uniform

The role itself

  • Our care assistants provide care and support to our customers in their own homes
  • Some of our customers like to be taken on trips, this could be a trip to the seaside or just to the local shops. So, in addition to providing personal care we also provide a companionship and shopping service
  • You will be required to administer our customers medication – but don’t worry we will train you on how to do this
  • Our customers also require meal preparation, shopping and light domestic duties
  • We do NOT do 15 minute calls as we believe in spending quality, unrushed time with our customers.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Would be flexible, caring, reliable and be passionate about helping others. We want someone who gives the same level of care to our customers as they would give to their own family
  • You must have the Right to Work in the UK
  • Be a car owner with a full driving licence, we can also have people who have mopeds or motorbikes
  • You will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check
  • We recruit people who are experienced care assistants or those who have never had a career in care.

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