Community Care Assistant - Colchester

Location

Colchester

Salary & Benefits

£8.45 per hour weekdays and £9.45 per hour weekends plus travel time and mileage paid at 25p per mile

Vacancy Type

Full Time,

Part Time,

Permanent

We are looking for Community Care Assistants who share our commitment to providing the highest quality of care.

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

  • 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 (pro rata)
  • Care experience is not essential - we provide fully paid induction training and shadowing to support you gain the skills and knowledge required
  • Further training and development opportunities (including fully funded NVQs)

Our teams cover Colchester and 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