Home Helpers & Home Care Assistants

Health and Social Care Jobs
Basildon, Essex
Up to £18.80 Per Hour + Mileage Allowance
05 Apr 2017
03 May 2017
Contract Type

Our client is looking to recruit Home Helpers & Home Care Assistants throughout the Basildon area of Essex.

It is desirable you are a car driver due to the nature of the business.

You will be working for an award-winning provider specialising in care & support to private clients who are still active, but require some personal care to help them to remain independent in their own homes.  This could include offering support to help them with their morning routine, assistance with washing, dressing, prompting to take medication, taking them out shopping/attending local groups, attending doctors/hospital appointments, preparing a meal for them and being a friend and someone for company. Nothing is rushed we spend an absolute minimum of an hour with the people we support.

What are the potential hours?

Various part time shifts are available.  If you are available some early mornings, lunchtimes, afternoons, evenings and alternate weekends then we would love to hear from you, even if you only have a few hours to spare then this position could be ideal for you.

What are the benefits?

Making a difference to someone every day is the biggest benefit and motivator for doing this job.

We pay an excellent hourly rate of £8.40 to £18.80 per hour (bank holidays), plus mileage allowance.

We also offer a company pension.

What skills do you need to be a Home Helpers & Home Care Assistants?

Don't worry if you are not experienced, our client offers an excellent training package with recognised qualifications and encourages progression throughout, what we ask for is passion, commitment and a caring nature to be able to help others.

You can be from any age group and any background. The ability to be able to strike up a relationship and rapport with the person you are paired with is so important.   You should also be happy to provide personal care which could be helping someone brush their teeth, assisting with washing & dressing, feeding or brushing their hair.

You probably have lots of questions, which is great, once you apply we will give you a call and answer any questions you may have and tell you a lot more.