Home Care Assistant

Job Description

Home Care Assistant - £8.50 to £16 per hour + Excellent Benefits

Location – Aylesbury area

Hours - Full time or part time - Flexible

We are offering home care jobs to selected candidates supporting vulnerable adults and children living in their own homes.

  You will receive;

  • Full training and shadowing
  • Wages from £8.50 to £16 per hour, mileage, holiday pay, pension, other benefits
  • We can help with accommodation and a car if you fulfil certain criteria
  • Free uniform and ID card
  • Regular supervisions and support in the field
  • Career opportunities

We are an award winning home care company that cares passionately about high standards of care.  We value and listen to our care assistants, and commit to providing you with the support and understanding that you need to do your job well.

We offer full training including specialist training for this particular contract, and ongoing training that helps you to fulfill your duties to the best of your ability and improve your skills.

 As a home care assistant with us you will have excellent career development prospects, regular work in and around Aylesbury, work with an experienced and friendly team, and have support from Field Care Supervisors who will mentor, train and encourage you in your work.

You will be providing personal care and support to adults and children with disabilities.  This is responsible and skilled work, requiring you to be committed to full time work, and with a caring and compassionate nature.  Both men and women are needed to complete this specialist team.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist vulnerable adults and children who have health needs to achieve their daily needs.

Assistance includes personal care needs, continence care, companionship, assistance with medication and assisting with preparing and eating meals.
Some household duties /light cleaning may be required.

You will be expected to accurately record and read reports and work with other professionals to provide the support needed for a person centred care provision.

 

Flexible work arrangements:

You can agree with us your working availability so that this job fits around your other commitments.  You will need to be available to work alternate weekends.  You can choose to work either between 7am and 3pm or between 4pm and 10pm, or discuss with us other times when you could work with our clients.  

Who are we?

Caremark (Aylesbury & Wycombe) is a home care provider with high standards, offering personal care and companionship to adults and children who need our help with some parts of day to day living in their own homes.

Our clients have difficulties such as mobility issues, long term illness, mental health needs (including dementia), end of life and learning difficulties.  We offer them the chance to remain safe, comfortable and happy in their own homes with family and friends around them.

Is this the right job for you?

This is the right job for you if you are caring and compassionate, committed to high standards of care and understand the importance of strict confidentiality and following our policies and procedures.

A DBS will be applied for.

Two work references will be required.