Housing & Care 21.

Home Care Assistant

Blackburn, Lancashire
£7.20 to £8.50
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016


The Country’s largest not for profit Care Provider


Home Care Assistants

Looking for a Career in Care

Exciting New job opportunities for exceptional people

We welcome applications from both experienced Carers and individuals who want to work in the Care Sector for the first time.

Delivering personalised care enabling older people to live independently and with dignity in their own homes

What we offer:

  • Hourly rate of pay £7.20 to £8.50

  • Enhanced rates for Evening & Weekends

  • Weekly Pay

  • Guaranteed Hours

  • Paid Annual Leave

  • £250 Refer a Friend Scheme

  • £50 Annual Retention Bonus

  • Free Car Breakdown Cover

  • DBS Check

  • Flexible working hours including Mornings, Evenings & Weekends

  • Full Training (QCF 2 & 3)

  • Paid Training & Shadowing with experienced Care Workers

  • Ongoing Specialist Care Training (QCF 2 & 3)

  • Dedicated support from your Line Manager

  • Career Progression

  • Pension Scheme

  • Death in Service Benefit

  • Childcare Vouchers

  • Free Uniform

  • Employee Support Helpline


What you need:

  • Must be over 18 years of age

  • Must hold a current UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle for work purposes

  • Excellent communication skills verbally and in writing using basic English

  • Good levels of flexibility and willing to work alternate weekends

  • A commitment to working in the community making a positive difference to peoples lives

The Care Workers role will involve:

  • Providing personal care and support to clients including washing, bathing and toileting

  • Healthcare, including assisting the service user to take medication as appropriate

  • Providing practical support and domestic tasks including laundry, cleaning, shopping and preparing and cooking meals

  • Accompanying service users in social activities and assist in developing and maintaining the social interests of the individual

We would love to hear from people who want to begin or continue their career in care – full training and support provided throughout.

How to apply and arrange an interview

Email CV to carol.perry@housingandcare21.co.uk

We are holding immediate interviews for the following areas:

Blackburn, Darwen, Turton