Health Care Assistant - Exmouth, Devon

Exmouth, Devon
Posted 56 days ago
£10.30 per hour
Closing Date: 31 December 2020
Full Time Part Time Permanent

Are you a caring, honest person, with good practical skills and a friendly and cheerful disposition?

Would you enjoy visiting service users in their own homes to ensure they get the helping hand and care they need? If you have previous experience within a healthcare capacity or similar or are looking for a change of career, you may be just the person our client is looking for – being a carer can be a very rewarding role.

You will have a genuine passion for caring or the desire to understand how important this role is to the daily lives of those you care for and be a team player, but equally able to work on your own initiative.

Due to growth we are recruiting for both experienced and trainee carers for our client, who provides community care services in the local community.

Package:

  • £10.30ph
  • Permanent contract
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Full training and support
  • DBS check paid by company
  • Free uniform
  • Pool cars available for work purpose
  • Incentives
  • Career development

Duties will include:

  • Visiting service users in their own homes, assisting them in day to day living tasks to ensure they are as happy and healthy as possible
  • This will include personal hygiene, getting washed/showered, dressed and assisting with meals and drinks as well as taking to appointments, the shops and assisting with medication
  • Completing basic paperwork and following care plans in place
  • Adhering to all CQC, safeguarding and infection control guidelines in place
  • Committed to updating knowledge of the sector and changes in the workplace

You will be there as a familiar face, someone to make them feel comfortable and safe in your presence and be improving their lives wherever possible.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have previous experience within care capacity, whether this be community, care home, hospital or similar or perhaps caring for a family member, though not essential as full training given
  • You must be a driver with a valid driving licence, ideally with access to car, though pool cars availab
  • Be able to work every other weekend or one regular day every weekend
  • Have a calm, polite and caring nature
  • Genuine interest in supporting vulnerable adults and wanting to make a difference.

Various shifts and contracts available, but usually 7am-2pm and 4pm-10pm (there is some flexible as to shift pattern). There is a requirement to work every other weekend, or one day every weekend. 

Work remotely:

  • No

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