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Care Assistant & Companion

 
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Emma Gore Managed Advertising Consultant

Job Description

Full & Part-time, Care Assistant & Companion jobs, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire - no experience needed – full training provided.

You could do something amazing for the New Year by becoming a Care Assistant & Companion, you will give a positive outcome to someone’s day, there is no better feeling. If you are a genuine, caring, and trustworthy person that’s all that matters, and we would love to hear from you.

Your role

People often have the wrong perception of what job Carers do. All our clients are different, and their   needs vary from person to person. From companionship, domestic duties, preparing meals, helping with medication, or enabling them to continue doing the things they love. If you think about everything you do daily, you would be supporting someone to do the same. No 2 days are the same, it is a job that gives you a reason to get up in the morning.

Key Information

  • £9.15 per hour.
  • Paid mileage and 28-days paid holidays.
  • Full & part-time hours available.
  • We can look at alternative shift patterns to suit your needs.
  • Full training is provided.
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme.
  • Paid DBS.
  • Opportunities & support to gain qualifications & progress.

 

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. We will invest in you, value you and offer you opportunities to progress.

Apply

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about this Care Assistant & Companion role 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.

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