Care Assistant & Support Worker

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary
£8.50 per hour + 25p mileage allowance + £10 phone allowance
Posted
03 Sep 2018
Closes
01 Oct 2018
Ref
F/HCA/NEWCASTLE
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Care Assistant & Support Worker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

£8.50 per hour + 25p mileage allowance + £10 phone allowance

Full and part-time hours available

We are looking for a Care Assistant & Support Worker for our customers in the Heaton, Byker, Denton, Gosforth and Walker areas of Newcastle, as well as the Whitley Bay, North Shields, Forrest Hall, Wallsend and Wideopen areas of North Tyneside.

You could be joining one of the main local care providers to older people within their own homes for both private clients and the local authority, our client has an outstanding reputation locally. They aim to help everyone live their lives to the fullest. They recognise that a person’s home is precious, so they want to help people live as independently as possible in the place they treasure the most.

Don’t worry if you don’t have any experience as our client provides excellent training. However, it is essential that you have a full UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle due to the nature of the job.

Hours & Benefits

  • Full-time & part-time hours available;
  • You would need some availability during busy times which are early mornings, lunchtimes, evenings and weekends (school hours only are not available);
  • Bank hours are available for those that want flexible hours as and when;
  • Lots of different employee benefits & recognition schemes such as; “you’re a star” employee scheme which promotes employee happiness;
  • You will also be rewarded for your hard work as they actively promote from within and encourage you to progress by offering QCF & Apprenticeship qualifications.

Responsibilities

As their Care Assistant, you would support an older adult to get up on a morning and help them to bed, help prepare meals, help with medication, help them with personal tasks and be a great companion for them. If you could help an older person do the simple everyday things, then you could make a positive difference to their lives, how good would that feel?

All their carers come from all walks of life, many just wanting a change of career. We are looking for candidates who truly want to make a difference to the life of an older adult and what to feel a real sense of satisfaction when going to work.

This is a very rewarding job where you can truly make a difference, if you have the desire to make someone’s day a bit brighter, then please click “apply.”  

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