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Care Assistant & Companion

£10.20 - £10.70 per hour + benefits

Job Description

Full and part-time, Care Assistant & Companion job vacancies, Theale, Calcot, Tilehurst, Reading, areas of Berkshire – no experience needed – car drivers essential.

We are looking for dedicated, empathetic people to join our fantastic team working in the Newbury and Thatcham areas. Working in the care sector is so rewarding, not only for the great feeling you get when you know have helped someone, but also for the rewards that we can offer you.

We can offer you…

  • £10.20 per hour weekdays, £10.70 per hour weekends.
  • Flexible full & part-time hours covering earlies, evenings, and alternate weekends.
  • Weekend only hours if that’s best for you.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Phone supplied.
  • Specialist induction training & Ongoing specialist care training so you can develop your skills.
  • Further qualifications to help progress your knowledge.
  • Constant support from your line managers/supervisors – we care for you too.
  • A friendly working environment where you are part of a team.
  • A company you can be proud to be part of.

About Us

Our aim is simple, to deliver the highest quality of care to older adults living in their own home. We want to help them improve their quality of life and maintain their independence in the home they cherish. We have been recognised internationally for the investment we place in our team. Their skills, dedication and expertise have earned us a place in the Top 10 care providers in the UK. Your career as a Care Assistant & Companion could just be the start of a rewarding journey.

Why Care?

So many people from different backgrounds have come to work for us and that’s because the care sector can offer so much to so many. If you are just starting out on your career, we will invest in you, value you, and offer you lots of opportunities to progress. If you have worked in another sector for several years and you want to do something rewarding, this role gives you a feeling of reward like no other and the hours are flexible around your other commitments. If you have cared for a friend, relative, or neighbour, and want to do it long-term or to give something back to your community, then we can help with that. Whatever the background, if you have the right qualities to care, we would love to speak to you.


You probably have lots of questions about this Care Assistant & Companion job, and that’s fine, once you have applied, we will contact you as soon as we can to answer any questions, tell you more about the job role and put your mind at ease. Working in this sector is special, you could share that feeling, so what are you waiting for click apply and make the change today.

  • Senior Care Assistant

    Full-time, Senior Care Assistant job vacancy, Newbury, Berkshire – car driver essential.

    Key Information & Criteria

    • £20,600 per annum.
    • Usual hours of work – Monday to Friday but will include on-call on rota basis.
    • May be some unsociable hours which does include some weekends.
    • Refer a friend bonus scheme & paid holiday.
    • Full training provided including accredited training & specialist development pathways.
    • Must hold or be working towards a Level 2/3 in Health & Social Care.
    • At least 2 years’ experience in a care setting.
    • Experience in a Supervisory role. 
    • Good knowledge & experience of relevant CQC regulations & legislation.

    About Us

    Our aim is simple, to deliver the highest quality of care to older adults living in their own home. We want to help them improve their quality of life and maintain their independence in the home they cherish. We have been recognised internationally for the investment we place in our team. Their skills, dedication and expertise have earned us a place in the Top 10 providers in the UK. This could just be the start of a rewarding journey. We will invest in you, value you and offer you opportunities to progress.

    The Role

    As our Senior Care Assistant, you will help promote our high-quality care service and values. You will be an excellent role model and someone who is passionate about the sector. The role will involve:

    • Ensuring the highest standard of care is provided at all times.
    • Supervising/mentoring our carers.
    • Providing hands on care when required.
    • Supporting the Manager/Coordinator in the induction of care staff.
    • Conducting regular supervision of staff.
    • Creating care plans & undertaking Risk Assessments.
    • Medication monitoring & management.
    • Liaise with clients, their families, and other relevant authorities.
    • Taking part in on-call rota.  

    Are you ambitious, hungry to progress and an experienced Supervisor looking for a new, exciting opportunity? If you are and you want to work for a fantastic homecare provider, then this could be the role for you, and we would love to speak to you.


    We are happy to answer any questions you may have about this Senior Care Assistant job and put your mind at ease. Please click apply and send us your CV, and we will be in touch with you by telephone to tell you so much more.

  • Field Care Supervisor

    Are you an experienced Field Care Supervisor / Senior Care Assistant or Team Leader who puts high quality, person centred support at the heart of what you do?  Do you live within commuting distance to the Reading, Windsor, Maidenhead or Slough Area of Berkshire? 

    CQC Rated Outstanding Provider!

    You would be joining a national Domiciliary/Homecare Provider and leading brand, that is independently owned and led.  They aim to deliver the very best care available, the sort of care you would want for your own relative.  Everyone of their customers are individual, and as such everyone has individual preferences and needs. They are looking for a Field Care Supervisor that will ensure that the homecare support they provide is delivered the way the customers want it when they want it and is to the highest possible standard.

    Key Information

    • Field Care Supervisor - £21-24K per annum, Plus Bonus £6/7K per annum.
    • On call 1 evening per week and 1 weekend in every ¾ weeks £55.00 per weekend.
    • 1 Supervisor required for our Live in Care & 1 Supervisor for Homecare
    • Car Driver Essential.
    • Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm (Could be flexible).
    • On Call once every 4/5 Weeks.
    • 60 Domiciliary Care / Homecare Clients.
    • Some Live in Customers.

    Supervising your Team

    Your supervisory job is essential to the successful running of the business, we are looking for a true leader of people, someone who can inspire a team and bring out the best in them and mirror the company values.  You will also: -

    • Be responsible for ensuring quality of care delivered.
    • Writing detailed care plans, conducting assessments, and reviewing on a regular basis.
    • Supervising Carers and carrying out spot checks
    • Working closely with the Registered Manager and Care Coordinator to plan the service.
    • Take part in the on-call rota.
    • You will ideally possess a minimum QCF/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
    • Senior Care Assistant or Supervisory experience is essential.

    You will be a kind and compassionate individual and will always be striving to always achieve the highest standards.

    A Message from the Registered Manager

    I really enjoy working here, the owners empower and provide the very best support to their whole staff team.  There is no micromanagement, and we particularly welcome self-motivated people who want to join the team, can bring lots of passion and want to progress and succeed.


    Becoming our Care Supervisor could be just the start of your career, the owners actively promote from within, so who knows where your career could go!  Join an organisation where they always select the highest standard of carers.  The care delivered by this organisation goes far beyond the normal limits, if you can lead a team to do the same then we would love to hear from you.

    Health & Social Care Jobs are the UK’s leading Permanent Recruitment Specialists for the Domiciliary/Homecare Sector.  We are Registered Manager owned and led and are passionate about the Care Sector.   We are often described as bespoke and we aim to be the very best Trusted, Valued, Recruitment partner for the Social Care Sector.   Once you apply for this job vacancy one or our team will be in touch to discuss the role with you further. Your application will always be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

  • Care Support Worker

    Full & Part-Time, Care Support Worker, job vacancy, Crowthorne, Berkshire – no experience needed – car drivers essential.

    • £10.40 - £11.58 per hour, Enhanced on Bank Holidays.
    • Full Time or Part-Time hours available / Flexible.
    • Enhanced pay rates on bank holidays.
    • 45p per mile mileage allowance.

    New to Social Care?

    If you’re thinking of starting a career in care, then it does not matter what background you come from or how old you are, your personality and values are the key attributes. Many Care Support Workers come from a retail, hospitality, leisure sector background, or have a personal experience of caring for someone. Just ask yourself…

    • Are you the friend people can rely on?  Do you have a caring, positive personality?
    • Are you looking for a job where you finish work knowing you made a difference?
    • Do you have hours to spare each week to help someone in the local community?
    • Do you want to work in a sector where there are lots of progression opportunities too?

    If you have answered yes to any of these, then you have all the right qualities!


    We support older adults living in their own homes in the Crowthorne, Bracknell, Binfield, Warfield, North Ascot, Sandhurst, of Berkshire. If you live close by, then you are welcome to apply and talk to us about a career in Social Care.

    About us

    We are looking for dedicated people to join our ever-growing extended family. We have over 25 years of experience within the Care Sector, providing professional personalised support to those who need extra help. You will have a dedicated support network; you will receive lots of training and mentoring, so you won’t be under prepared. We proudly hold a 4.9/5 rating on a leading home care review site, but the heartfelt thanks from the families is what makes it all worthwhile.

    Your Role

    People often have the wrong idea about what care can involve, but everyone has different needs. No 2 days are the same. There is personal care involved in the role, but once you’ve got to know your clients, it’s like second nature. You could be:

    • The face that greets someone in the morning along with a morning brew.
    • Helping someone put on the outfit that makes them look and feel their best.
    • Providing the company they rely on and look forward to so dearly.
    • Helping them get washed or out of the bath/shower.
    • That all important medication reminder.
    • Preparing a warm meal and making sure they’re eating.
    • Putting on that music they love to have a reminisce about happy memories.
    • The person that helps them up the stairs to bed at night. 


    There has never been a better time to start your career in care, so why not start with a provider like no other. We would love to speak to you and tell you more about our Care Support Worker job vacancies and answer any questions you might have. So, if you have the qualities we are looking for, then click on apply and we will contact you for a chat.