Care Assistant & Home Helper

  • Location

    Heslington, York, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.80 - £9.55 per hour + 25p mileage allowance

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZM/HCA/HESLINGTON/AUGUST19

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-10

  • Consultant:

    Carol Raine

Care Companion & Home Help Assistant, Heslington

£8.80 - £9.55 per hour + 25p mileage allowance

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated Care Companions & Home Help Assistants living close to the Heslington, York area of North Yorkshire. This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning, family-run homecare provider with wonderful values and make a difference in an adult’s life.

No prior experience is required as excellent training is provided. It is essential that you have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle due to the nature of the role.

Anne* is 89 years old and has always been independent whilst living in her own home. Last year Anne started to struggle with little things that so many of us find simple, things like standing long enough to cook a meal and sometimes forget to take her medication at the right time. Daily routines have become harder for Anne* and so has getting out and about doing the things she enjoys. That is where you come in. You will be part of her local Care Companion team who visits her 3 times a day, for 30 mins, to ensure she has taken her medication and prepare her a meal. Anne knows that the team have lots of other people to visit, to help with their routines, but she knows they’ll soon be back to check on her again.

You would be helping her continue to be herself and do the things she loves and remain in her own home, a rewarding feeling like no other.

Benefits & Hours

  • Weekend enhanced rates;
  • Full-time and part-time available (based on full shifts i.e. part time would be 2-3, 8-hour shifts per week and full time would be 4+ shifts per week);
  • 28 days holiday;
  • Company mobile phone;
  • Dedicated training and support offering educational development opportunities, so this could just be the first step of an amazing career.

Great people doing great jobs

You could be joining a company rooted in family values with over 20 years-experience in the sector and they have a real dedication for high-quality care in their local community. Their aim is to keep every person they support happy, safe and continuing to do the things they love whilst remaining independent in their own homes. Their wonderful team and their development are also important to them. They invest in their staff team and everyone feels valued, many of the staff team have been there over 10 years!

If you like to meet new people, hear their life stories, and make a huge difference to their health and wellbeing, this role would be perfect for you. Helping someone is an amazing feeling and you could be part of that.

If you are excited by this amazing job opportunity, then we would love to hear from you.

*Anne is just an example of someone you may visit.