Community Care Assistant - Swaffham

Location

Downham Market

Salary & Benefits

£8.80 p.h.r plus travel time and mileage

Vacancy Type

Permanent,

Temporary,

Part Time,

Full Time

Closing Date

25/09/2018

Community Care Assistant/Support Worker- Downham Market and surronding areas

Full and Part time positions

Evening and Weekends available

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.

  • £9.50 per hour (weekdays) and £10.50 per hour (weekends)
  • Mileage paid at 22p per mile
  • Travel time paid at £7.83 per hour
  • Flexible shift patterns - including both full and part time roles (although 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 Dereham 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