Home Care Assistant (Walking)

  • Job Reference: 00007127-1
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Dunston
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Home Care Assistant (Walking)
Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £8.60 per hour
Contract: Both part time and full-time permanent positions available
DK Home Support are an established care company with a 'Good' CQC rating, we provide support for our clients to live as independently as possible within their own home and support them out into the community.
What we are looking for?
Due to our excellent reputation and ongoing demand for our services; we are recruiting for caring and compassionate Care Assistants (Walking positions) within the Whickham Dunston and Lobley Hill or Blaydon areas.
We have a range of positions from full time to part time, with the following shift patterns available:
* Part-time and full-time morning positions 7am - Lunch or tea with flexible finishing times
* Part-time and full-time evening positions flexible start times until 11pm
* Part-time and full-time fixed set days to work around your other commitments
* Weekend work
* Full time and part time fully flexible positions to suit around your lifestyle
All our staff have to work alternate weekends or one permanent set day on a weekend to ensure you get the time off needed with family and to make it fair on all our staff.
Due to the nature of a walking position you must live within Dunston, Whickham, Lobley Hill or Blaydon to minimise travel time between your clients calls.
Your Role - Home Care Assistant:
* You will be delivering high quality care within the client's homes, helping them with their daily lives and offering a person-centred care approach
* Your role may involve helping clients access the community for social activities such as shopping or cinema trips, or hospital appointments etc. **Current restrictions apply during COVID-19**
* Helping prepare meals, domestic support and personal care support
The Benefits:
* Full induction training before commencing your role. Inclusive of accredited first aid and manual handling training
* Unlimited uniforms and access to any equipment needed for your role
* Competitive rates of pay, paying higher than national living wage
* Career progression offering Health and Social Care diplomas and a selection of distance learning opportunities
* 24-hour support from management and a supportive friendly culture
* 5.6 weeks holiday plus double time on Christmas, New year and Easter
* Contributary pension
If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on 'APPLY' today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV in the first instance.
No agencies please