Care Assistant

  • Location

    Hamstead, North London, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.00 - £10.25 per hour plus travel contribution

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    D/HCA/HAMSTEAD

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-03

  • Consultant:

    #

Care Assistant, Hamstead

£9.00 - £10.25 per hour plus travel contribution

Full and part-time hours

 

We are looking for compassionate Care Assistant living close to the Hamstead, Camden and Kentish Town areas of London Borough of Camden.

Are you looking for a truly rewarding career? Could you make a difference to someone like *Emily? Previous experience is not required as excellent training and support is provided.

“My name is Emily* I am 92 years old; I have lived on my own since my husband George died 15 years ago and I have always been independent. My daughter Mary now lives in South Africa and she is not able to visit me as much as I would like her to. I have a fantastic small team of carers who visit throughout the week who help me with things which have become difficult for to me.

One of my carers is call Ruby, she helps me to get up in the morning, showed, dressed and make me some breakfast, a cup of tea and remind her to take my medication, The small team of carers who visit me help to put a smile on my face and make a huge difference to my day.

Ruby sometimes take me for a walk to get some fresh air or helps me to walk to my favourite seat in the garden. We get along so well; we’ve become wonderful friends. She may also come back later in the day to help me with other elements of personal care and help me up the stairs to bed. I am so grateful for Ruby and the rest of my team, they are angels. It’s lovely to know that I’m not alone as I get older and there are people looking out for me.

Fantastic Benefits

  • Double pay on all Bank Holidays (Bank Holidays and weekends);
  • Hours to suit your family commitments but must include every other weekend;
  • Paid holidays; Pension scheme
  • Free Induction and paid training
  • They truly believe in offering every member of their team a diverse range of paid training and career progression opportunities, so this could just be the start for you.
  • They have fantastic staff rewards and recognition - they held a staff picnic recently
  • Each member receives a small gift on their employment anniversary during their annual appraisal.

Be part of something special

As their Care Assistant, you will be joining an “Outstanding” homecare provider supporting older people in their own homes. They understand what a difference great care makes, and they care about their Care Assistant as much as their clients. They put their customers and the community at the heart of the service, so they strive to always provide the highest quality support, the kind of support you would want for own loved ones.

Sometimes the very smallest acts of kindness can make such a difference to a person’s life. You might not know how much your caring could help another person, but it could change their world.

If you want to be part of something special in your local community and become a Care Assistant, and you are excited by this job opportunity, then please click on apply. 

*Emily is just a typical example of someone you would support.

** There will be many different areas of personal care and personal hygiene in this job.