Home Care Assistant

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £11.00 - £16.50 per hour + 45p mileage allowance

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    4130/HCA/READING/MAY19

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-21

  • Consultant:

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Home Care Assistant, Reading

£11.00 - £16.50 per hour + 45p mileage allowance

Full or part time hours, GUARANTEED HOURS.

We are looking for enthusiastic Home Care Assistants in the Reading area of Berkshire. This is an exciting opportunity to join a truly wonderful homecare provider with exceptional values. You will be making a difference everyday to the life of an older person you in your local community which is an amazing feeling.

There are hours available in the Reading, Burghfield, Mortimer, Tilehurst, Woodley, Earley, Lower Earley, Caversham and Emmer Green and surrounding areas.

No experience is required as excellent ongoing training and support is provided. However, it is essential that you have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Benefits & Hours

  • Weekend pay rate of £12.50 per hour;
  • Time and half bank holiday;
  • Xmas day and Boxing day double time;
  • Hours range between 06.30-23.30 including alternate weekends;
  • Full Time and part-time, guaranteed hours;

Passion for caring for older people

The organisation was founded by the owner in memory of her Grandmother and with a vision to change the way older people are supported. The owner has a wealth of experience in the sector in both a hospital and community setting, so they know what it takes to provide the highest standard of support to the older people they support in their own homes. They are a terrific employer too and take a lot of time to ensure all their team feel valued and rewarded making it a very special place to work. 

Responsibilities

As their Care Assistant, you will be helping the people you support maintain their independence in the place they cherish the most, their home. You may help them in and out of bed, assist with personal care, help administer medication, help prepare meals and help with domestic duties, as well taking them out to appointments, activities or to do a bit of shopping. 

Whether you are experienced in the sector, or you’re looking for a career change and something more rewarding, you are a student, or you are semi-retired, this could be ideal for you! Above all, you must have the passion and personality to care and always ensure that older people are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a wonderful company but also make a massive difference in your local community. If this job excites you, then we would love to hear from you.