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Care Assistant - Weekends and Evenings

Social Worker




Skelsmergh, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Company Description Are you a kind and compassionate individual who, with our AWARD WINNINGtraining can become a Care Professional with us at Home Instead?We not only look after just our clients but alsolook after YOU Our clients are located in Kendal, Grange-over-Sands, Ulverston, Barrow, Kirkby Lonsdale and surrounding villages. Our team is made up of truly lovely people with one goal in mind, to keep our clients happy and as independent as possible in their own homes. We are a family run business that feels like one big family We are different from other care companies as we do minimum call length of one hour , so you will have the time to make a real difference to your clients lives and you will be with the same clients to allow you to provide compassionate, relationship-led support from the heart. We are rated as "OUTSTANDING" by the Care Quality Commission andrated 9.9 on GUARANTEED CONTRACTS AVAILABLE We are looking to offer from 12 hours to 20 hours contracts for evenings or weekend work. For these contracts, you will be required to work certain times during the evenings or weekends (or both). OurCare Professional Abigail says: "Working for Home Instead was like joining a family. Not just do I get to look after my clients in the way I would like my mum to be looked after but I feel looked after as well. I get paid a good wage that reflects management understanding the rising cost of living, but also because management give me the support, time and trust I need to do the best job I can. This is one of the most rewarding jobs I have ever done for a company that really does what it promises, care for people." Our rates of pay are up to £16.50 PER HOUR PLUS PAID travel, training and waiting time of £13.50 AND PAID mileage . This is in addition to our amazing benefits like free counselling for you AND your family, hundreds of High Street Discounts and Anniversary and Refer a Friend bonuses of £250. Job Description We have Care Professionals join our Home Instead family from all different sectors, not just from Health and Social Care. They come from the Beauty Industry, Office & Administration, Teaching, Catering, Childcare, Hospitality, Travel, Home Services and more It's surprising how many skills are transferable to the role We also have Care Professionals continuing their career in care and we have Care Professionals that have retired that are just not ready to retire. Building a relationship with your client and getting a thank you gives a job satisfaction like no other. You will enjoy a truly rewarding career with a great work-life balance whilst we care and support you alongside our award-winning training with our Qualified Nurse, Dinah You would provide assistance in the client's daily routine, from helping the client get up and washed and dressed, to cooking meals and support with medication and helping themto get out within the community and to help them enjoy what they used to love doing. We value the amazing work that our Care Professionals do and offer: Excellent pay rate up to £16.50PER HOUR PLUS PAID travel and waiting time of £13.50 and a petrol allowance MINIMUM ONE HOUR VISITS Career progression opportunities Paid DBS Paid induction programme and Paid training Employee referral bonus of £250 and anniversarybonus of £250 Bespoke PAID training programmes including City and Guildstraining in Alzheimers and Dementia care and Parkinson's training Regular staff meet ups and socialevents including coffee mornings and quarterly staff meetings Pension scheme 24/7 support from the office Supportive work environment that centres on your wellbeing Wellness program, includingfree counselling and legal advice for you and your family, discounted health and dental cash plans for yourself and your family Discounts ata local gym andgarage, discounted health assessments with BUPA, hundreds of high street discounts and more THIS ROLE REQUIRES A FULL UK DRIVING LICENSE AND ACCESS TO RELIABLE TRANSPORT THE APPLICANT MUSTRESIDEIN THE UK AND HAS THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK .We are not sponsoring VISA applications at this time. For more information, please visit our Facebook Page and Website, links below.