Care Assistant

Recruiter
Adico Care
Location
EN11 0FF, Hoddesdon
Salary
£9.00-£10.30ph
Posted
24 Apr 2018
Closes
08 May 2018
Ref
ACHCA

Adico Care are a small, private care company that provide domiciliary and live-in care. We are looking for Care Assistants, and Live-in’s with a genuine passion to help provide professional care and support to adults of all ages, in the comfort of their own home.

You will be working as part of a vibrant and enthusiastic team providing an outstanding level of person centred care by promoting their independence, choice, dignity, and respect within their home.

Adico Care was awarded runner-up in the Hertfordshire Care Awards 2017 for Outstanding Support at Home!

Being a Care Assistant involves day to day duties such as:

  • Providing all aspects of personal care, this will include washing, dressing, assisting with toileting needs etc
  • Administering medication when required to
  • Using your developed knowledge from our moving and handling course to hoist clients
  • Completing daily log sheets and MAR charts and reporting any issues to office
  • Preparing meals for clients
  • Household support such as light cleaning duties
  • Companionship calls which could involve taking the client out (for this reason you will need business insurance on your vehicle)

Benefits:

  • As one of the highest paying care companies in Hertfordshire, you will receive a minimum of £9 per hour plus paid mileage (30ppm)! There is also an enhanced rate on weekends (£10.30 p/h) and bank holidays (£15 p/h)
  • Live In Carer’s salary is £550 per week
  • Up to 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Carer of the Month Scheme (winner gets a £50 voucher plus gift)
  • Fully paid induction and on-going training (this includes the opportunity to achieve your Care Certificate, NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care providing you work a minimum of 16 hours per week)
  • We regularly like to do team events for charities such as Fun Runs, Competitions, and Cake Making
  • Reimbursement of DBS cost after probation period
  • We provide service-specific training/courses you may wish to attend
  • An opportunity to work for an expanding company
  • Genuine career progression opportunities as all positions are offered in house before being advertised!
  • Full time & part time opportunities available
  • Fully funded training provided
  • Free Uniform provided
  • Workplace pension
  • Access to Perkbox after 6 months!

Essential:

  • Must be 18 years+
  • Must have a Full UK driving licence
  • You must have the right to work within the UK
  • Two successful references
  • Successful DBS check

Desirable:

  • Have previous experience working with vulnerable adults
  • Have good understanding and knowledge of age-related illnesses
  • Have a Care Certificate or NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care

We are looking for care workers in the following and surrounding areas:

Albury, Bengeo, Bishops Stortford, Broxbourne, Cheshunt, Harlow, Hertford, Hoddesdon, Nazeing, Sawbridgeworth, Ware, Turnford, Waltham Cross, Waltham Abbey, and Wormley.

Salary:

Weekdays: £9 per hour + 30p per mile travel expense

Weekends: £10.30 per hour + 30p per mile travel expense

Bank Holidays: £15 per hour

Please press apply now with an updated CV

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