Care Assistant & Companion

  • Location

    Nottingham, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.00 - £10.00 per hour (double time bank holidays) plus paid travel time

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/HCA/NOTTINGHAM/SEPT19

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-21

  • Consultant:

    Carol Raine

Care Assistant & Companion, Nottingham

£9.00 - £10.00 per hour (double time bank holidays) plus paid travel time

Flexible full and part-time hours available

 

Are you looking for a rewarding career like no other? Would you like to make a difference to someone like Beatrice*? Maybe you have considered Volunteer jobs? There is no upper age limit for applications, becoming a Care Assistant & Companion could be perfect for you.

We have jobs available in the Nottingham area of Nottinghamshire. It is desirable that you have a UK driving licence and have access to your own vehicle due to the nature of the role. We have work in The Meadows, Snienton, Carlton, St. Ann’s, Mapperley, Sherwood, Arnold, Bestwood, Bulwell, Old & New Basford, Long Eaton, Radford, Aspley, Beeston, Chilwell, Stapleford, Wollaton and surrounding areas.

Beatrice* is 81 years old and a retired lecturer and has always been independent whilst living in her own home. Last year Beatrice started to struggle with little things that so many of us find simple. She would struggle to follow simple steps such as following a recipe when cooking a meal, she might repeat a lot of things she has already said, and she wouldn’t be able to concentrate on her books like she used to. Daily routines have become harder for Beatrice* and so has getting out and about doing the things she enjoys. That is where you come in. You may help her with her morning, lunchtime, or evening routine, or even with elements of personal care. You might take her to her local singing group, music really helps her remember special memories from her past, or you might help her with her shopping or making a healthy meal. 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.

Come and join the best!

You could be joining an award-winning national brand who focus on a companionship led care service. They have won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation within communities across the UK. This exceptional service is different to any other care organisation in the area, providing a minimum of 1-hour home visits to a purely private client base. The feeling of helping an older adult in your local community is like no other and you could have this every day. 

Benefits & Hours

  • Double time bank holidays;
  • Block of visits between the hours 7am – 10pm, including 2 weekends a month;
  • Mileage allowance 25p per mile (45p per mile if using your car during a client’s visit);
  • If you have some availability early mornings, evenings and alternate weekends then this position is ideal for you;
  • Excellent training is provided so no experience or qualifications are required;
  • Fantastic progression opportunities;
  • Paid holidays;
  • Simply Health Cash Plan;
  • The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day.

 

This is Care Assistant & Companion job is a truly rewarding role, so if you are excited by this opportunity, then we would love to hear from you.

*Beatice is just an example of someone you will support