Community Care Assistant - Colchester

Location

Colchester

Salary & Benefits

£7.83phr to £9.45phr*

Vacancy Type

Permanent,

Part Time,

Full Time

Closing Date

04/10/2018

We are looking for Community Care Assistants who share our commitment to quality care to join our team.

We offer a rewarding benefits programme which reflects the fact our Community Care Assistants are vital members of our team.

  • £7.83 per hour (weekdays) and £9.45per hour (weekends)
  • Mileage paid at 25p per mile plus travel time
  • Flexible shift patterns - including both full and part time roles (please note that due to the nature of the service, the role does involve working alternate weekends).
  • 28 days paid annual leave per year (pro rata)
  • Full induction provided – care experience is not essential as a full week’s induction is provided to support you gain the skills and knowledge required to provide excellent care
  • Training and development opportunities (including fully funded NVQs)

Our teams work across Colchester in Essex and the surrounding areas, helping people who wish to retain their independence and remain at home for as long as possible. A Care Assistant’s roles and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Meal preparation
  • Assistance with showering/ bathing/ washing
  • Helping people get up each morning and go to bed each evening
  • Light domestic duties
  • Companionship and social calls
  • Assistance with toileting
  •  Shopping either with or for service users