Care Assistant

Job Description

Care Assistant - £8.00 to £8.25 per hour + Excellent Benefits

Area - Kidderminster

Full and Part Time positions available

You would be responsible for meeting the support requirements of our clients, in a way that respects the individual and promotes their independence. You would be expected to travel to the client’s home and assist them with daily tasks as agreed between the client and Caremark.

The type of support that you would be providing is no different to what would reasonably be given by a member of the person’s family. For instance, you may be providing help with bathing and dressing or domestic support.

Principal Responsibilities:

Your role would include helping clients with tasks such as:

  • Help with washing & dressing
  • Shopping & meal preparation
  • Prompting with medication
  • Support with daily routines
  • Respite services
  • Socialising and leisure activities
  • Helping clients access the community

What we look for:

It’s important to us that all Caremark Care Workers have the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated, well-organised & reliable
  • Caring and sensitive
  • Flexible
  • Committed to maintaining our high standards of care
  • Good communicator

Benefits:

As a leading organisation in the social care sector, Caremark provides all employees with an unbeatable package of benefits, which include:

• Excellent pay rates, including mileage allowance and travel time
• Flexible hours to suit your availability
• Four weeks pro rata annual leave entitlement
• Regular customers, so you can get to know each other
• We listen to our Care Worker feedback and make every effort to ensure you are comfortable and secure in your working environment
• Shifts are allocated and sent to Care Workers, prior to the start of the working week
• Full training and induction
• On going free training, development and supervision
• Free uniform and supplies including ID Card, lanyard, gloves and other protective items• The opportunity to work in differing social care areas to broaden your experience and develop new skills
• The opportunity to obtain qualifications whilst you work
• Excellent internal communication, including regular team meetings
• Unique teamwork structure
• You will receive comprehensive support and back up, both in the field and in the office, from friendly and professional colleagues
• Real opportunity to progress to more senior positions.

Additional Information:

We have exciting opportunities for Care and Support Workers to join our team at Caremark.

No experience necessary
Competitive salary + paid travel time + paid mileage
Flexible working hours - full & part time
Free initial training, including e-learning and practical sessions
Guaranteed hours contract available after a qualifying period

All care workers must have a Full UK Driving License