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Specialist Care Assistant

Midsomer Norton, Somerset
£11.30 to £13.30 Per Hour
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
We offer our Specialist Care Assistants: free uniform, free DBS, free Life assurance, free RAC cover, paid travel time, 45p per mile & great pay rates up to £13.30ph. At Care South, a leading not for profit social care organisation, we have exciting opportunities for Specialist Care Assistants to join our Bath Care at Home team. You will be supporting clients with a variety of needs in their own homes in areas including Midsomer Norton, Chilcompton and other local areas. As this is a field-based role, it is essential applicants hold a driving licence and have access to a vehicle. This position is suitable for anyone as full training is offered, you may be looking for Care Assistant, Home Care Assistant, Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant roles or roles in sectors such as hospitality, cleaning or driving. Flexible hours are available for the Specialist Care Assistant role. We deliver care to our clients and service users between the hours of 7am to 2pm and 4pm to 10pm. Benefits for Care South Specialist Care Assistant include: £500 Welcome bonus £11.30ph weekdays - £13.30ph weekends Enhanced Bank Holiday pay rates 45p per mile mileage allowance, paid fortnightly £500 Refer a Friend bonus scheme Blue Light discount card RAC breakdown cover Paid DBS and uniform Reward and recognition schemes Employee Assistance Programme Outstanding training, qualification and career advancement opportunities Key duties for Specialist Care Assistant include (but may not be limited to): Assuming key worker responsibilities, reviewing and updating of individually tailored reablement plans and risk assessment on a daily and weekly basis Signposting clients to services which will ensure their continued independence after the reablement programme service has ceased Participating and assisting with any needs assessments, producing relevant documentation and completing weekly review of outcomes Responding to the needs of clients and their families/carers, ensuring the client or their advocate is at the centre of decision-making Supporting clients with personal care tasks and day-to-day life Care is at the HEART of everything we do and it is our values that inspire us, not profits. About you: Previous experience in a care setting is required Flexible in the hours you can work and ability to work every other weekend Strong attention to detail and reporting skills Able to work independently and as part of a team Holder of an enhanced DBS on the update service or prepared to undertake one. PEOPLE PASSION PURPOSE YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OR ABOVE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
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  • Job Reference: 706347060-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Care South at Home
    Care South at Home
  • Location: Midsomer Norton, Somerset
  • Salary: £11.30 to £13.30 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £500 Welcome bonus
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent