Home Care and Support Assistants for Caremark in Plymouth
Salary: £8.28 – £16.56 Hours: flexible
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.
Your role would include helping clients with tasks such as:
Help with washing & dressing
Shopping & meal preparation
Prompting with medication
Support with daily routines
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
Committed to maintaining our high standards of care
The benefit of working for an award winning care company, rated as the top provider in Plymouth for the second year running.Pay at £8.28ph weekdays, £9ph weekends, 1.5x on bank holidays, 2x on Christmas Day and New Years Day.Travel time paid at £8.28/hr plus 25p/mile mileage allowance.Up to 28 days Paid Holiday.Paid meetings, supervisions and training after completion of the Care Certificate.Pension scheme.Telephone support from 06:30 – 23:00, 365 days a yearFree Uniforms.Free DBS (initially paid for by applicant and refunded after qualifying period)Free Life Insurance after qualifying period.Full support of an excellent management team.Refer a friend scheme.
As a Care and Support Worker you will be travelling to care for our customers in their own homes, in Plymouth and the surrounding area, so your own transport is essential.
Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. However you must be:
* Able to use your own transport
* Caring in nature and have a desire to help others.
* Have good communication skills.
* Prepared to help people with all aspects of their personal care and support.
* Reliable and punctual at all times.
* Responsible in character.
* Assignments available between 7am and 11pm (hours to suit you).
You must be willing to work alternate weekends.
In all cases we will require at least 2 references and you will need to complete an enhanced DBS check. The applicant must bear the initial cost, but this will be reimbursed after a qualifying period.
We also have live-in positions available occasionally.
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- Address Plymouth, Devon
- Salary Offer £10,000 - £20,000
- Experience Level No Experience Necessary
- Total Years Experience 0-5