Carer/Homecare Assistant

Job Description

Carer/Homecare Assistant

Are you passionate about people? Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of older people in our community?

At Age UK Lincoln and South Lincolnshire our homecare service is growing and we are looking for caring, compassionate and understanding people to join our professional and friendly Homecare team.

At the heart of our values-led service is the provision of safe, effective person-centred care, enabling our clients to live fulfilling and independent lives with the dignity & respect they deserve at all times.

If you would like to build a career in care and join an organisation dedicated to and passionate about ensuring the voice of older people is heard and valued, we would like to hear from you!

Our great employment package includes:

  • Highly competitive rates of pay & uniform provided
  • Flexible working with guaranteed minimum hours
  • Paid travel time & mileage allowance between your appointments
  • Paid DBS and renewal service
  • Fully funded high quality induction and ongoing training
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave & workplace pension scheme
  • Out of hours telephone support

Friendly, proactive and flexible, your role will include assisting our clients with all aspects of personal care, maintaining their dignity and respect at all times. This includes helping them with washing, dressing, meeting their personal hygiene needs and also assisting them with meals. You will also be committed to enhancing their mental and physical wellbeing by helping them participate in daily activities of their choice including recreational and leisure activities, as well as general day-to-day tasks.

You will need a full driving license and access to a vehicle insured for business use to carry out your appointments. The role is also subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For an informal chat about this exciting opportunity, please call our Care Services Manager, Sam O’May on 01522 696000 and for an application pack email recruitment@ageuklsl.org.uk