Care Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00055132-1
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £22,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Care Assistant – Crisis Team

Locations: Chorley and surrounding areas

Pay Rate: £8.91 - £11.00 per hour

£8.91 Standby rate
£10.00 Monday – Friday
£10.50 Weekends
£11.00 Waking Nights
Plus mileage
Shifts available: Rage of shifts available

Set shift rotas:

8.00am – 15.00hrs
15.00hrs – 22.00hrs
22.00hrs – 8.00am
Access to vehicle required: Yes, due to the geographical location and nature of the role

Guaranteed hours that will be a 12-month contract initially with a view to extending

No experience required as specialist training will be provided!

We Care, We Listen, We Strive and We Build.

Being a Care Assistant is more than just a job it’s a calling. Here at Guardian Homecare, we have an amazing opportunity to join our friendly Crisis Team. The service provides round-the-clock sit-in and overnight crisis support, supporting people with more significant needs to remain at home and potentially avoid an unnecessary placement in residential care.

We are looking for kind, honest and compassionate Care Assistants to join the team in providing the very best care to our service users, imagine a role where you are assisting people to remain living in their own homes and more importantly making them smile every day! Nothing compares to the feeling of knowing you have brightened up someone’s day. If you are looking for a role that is both rewarding and fulfilling, then we need you!

We will support you every step of the way!

Duties will include:

Personal Care (bathing/showering/toileting/etc)
Preparing and serving meals/snacks
Assisting with medication
Light domestic duties
Companionship
Benefits:

Free uniform
Free DBS
Pension scheme
Career progression
Competitive rates of pay

Excellent training, ongoing professional development and defined career opportunities once working with us
28 days annual leave (pro rata)
Key skills and attributes required:

No previous Care experience required!
Caring, compassionate and a good listener
An energetic, happy person who enjoys forming relationships with people
Able to access a vehicle
Enhanced DBS
‘APPLY TODAY’ to Do something incredible. Transform lives. Become a Care Assistant at Guardian Homecare!

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