Care Assistant & Companion

  • Location

    Headington, Oxfordshire, Uk

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £10.50 - £11.70 per hour, double pay for Bank Holidays, plus mileage allowance

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/HCA/HEADINGTON/MARCH20

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-03

We are looking for Care Assistants & Companions for the Headington area of Oxfordshire. Do you have an unfulfilling job role that you want to swap for a job where you can give something back? A job that you can make a positive difference to the life of an older person living in your local community. If so, then becoming one of our Care Assistant & Companions could be perfect for you. 

Does this sound like the role for you?

“I have been part of this company for over 2-years now. I am a retired Primary School teacher but needed something to do to fill my time, but also something where I could still make a difference in a persons’ life. Then I found this role. The main part of my role is helping older adults continue living in their homes surrounded by all their treasured memories is the most amazing thing I have done.  

No two days are ever the same and I never have the Monday blues. I support an older gentleman called Jack who is wonderful. I help him get up in the morning, get dressed and make him some breakfast. I will then go back at lunch time to prepare him something to eat, do a spot of cleaning and have a chat, he has a lot of stories about his life that make me smile and laugh. I thought I would struggle with the personal care elements of the role, but I don’t, I realised it is no different to what I would do for a friend or relative. The company do a minimum of 1-hour visits so I’m never rushed and can spend quality time with my clients. I also support an older lady called Margaret, she loves a walk along the River Cherwell and a good natter, and I struggle to keep up with her. I don’t see this as a job, it’s a privilege, I only wish I had done it sooner.”  

Be part of something special

We are an award-winning national brand who focus on a companionship led care service. We have won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation within communities across the UK. We are different to any other care organisation in the area, providing care visits to a purely private client base, but the focus being on companionship. Our Director moved to the area in 2002, he notices a real shortage of high-quality person-centred care for older people locally. His passion is to deliver an improved quality of life and increased independence in an older person’s own homes, peace of mind for their families, a happy, engaged and fulfilled team of carers.

Pay rates, hours & benefits

  • £10.50 - £11.70 per hour, double pay for Bank Holidays
  • Full or part time hours available
  • Early morning hours 06:45 – 12:45, alternate weekends, evening hours 16:00 – 22:00 includes alternate weekends and weekends only schedules 06:45 – 12:45 & 16:00 – 22:00
  • 25p per mile mileage allowance
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • High Street Shopping Discounts
  • £250 refer a friend Bonus
  • DBS Refund Scheme.

We are Managed Advertising Solutions Ltd; we act as an Advertising Agency on behalf of the end employer. If you have any questions about the job, or, you wish to apply please click on the apply button. Once you have applied, we would carry out an initial pre-screen of your application, your CV & application is then passed to the end employer who would then contact you directly to progress your application further. This would usually be within 24-72 hours of applying and this telephone conversation is for you to ask any questions you may have and the end employer to find out more about you.