Care Assistant

Location: Colchester Since 1989, we've been a market leader in supported adults of all ages to maintain their independence and stay in the comfort of their own homes. We're looking for Care Assistants to join our team and help us make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people, giving them the support, they need to live independently in their own homes. You don't need to have previous experience or qualifications in care, what's more important is that you have a natural calling to care. If you have this, we'll be able to provide the support you need to become an exceptional carer. As a Care Assistant you will: Support our customers in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this could include but is not limited to - Helping with personal care Administering or prompting to take medication Meal preparation Helping with cleaning Providing companionship If you'd like to join us you'll need to have: A friendly, caring and supportive nature Excellent communication skills Willingness to help others The right to work in the UK Benefits Full and part time opportunities available with flexible hours to suit you Market leading rates of pay in your local area Mileage allowance of 35p per mile between calls Guaranteed hours after successful completion of your probationary period Access to our Employee Benefits Portal where you'll get thousands of discounts and special offers Access to our Employee Assistance Program Development and progression opportunities We'll pay for you to complete your Care Certificate which is a nationally recognised qualification Guaranteed income contracts available Helping Hands is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce as we believe this develops a comfortable working environment for all our staff. All applications will be treated fairly in line with our Equality and Diversity Policy. Additional Information This vacancy is for evening work in Colchester, we have evening work from 4/5/6pm to 10/11pm. We pay £11.50 to £11.75 per hour This job is suitable for full time OR part time work. We fit our work into your availability, all we ask is that you have availability on one day of every weekend of both days of every other weekend. We can offer guaranteed hours for the right availability.

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