Care Assistants & Home Helpers
Would you like to make a difference to an older adult in your local area by becoming a Care Assistant & Home Helper? Are you interested in part time hours in the Southend-on-Sea and surrounding areas of Essex, and are you a car driver?
This is an excellent opportunity to join an award-winning care provider, specialising in care and support to private clients within their own homes. You will be supporting older people to help them remain independent. You will be helping them achieve this by:
- Assisting them with their morning or bedtime routines
- Prompting to take medication
- Assisting with washing and dressing
- Taking them out shopping or attending local groups
- Attending doctors or hospital appointments
- Preparing meals and being a friend and someone for company
Being a Care Assistant & Home Helper, isn't just a job, you will be gaining a friend too!
What are the potential hours?
Unfortunately, full time or school hours only, are not offered due to the nature of the work. If you are available some early mornings, lunchtimes, afternoons, evenings or a couple of hours on a weekend, then this position is ideal for you.
What are the benefits?
Making a difference to someone's everyday life is the biggest benefit and motivator for doing this job
Excellent hourly rate of £8.50 - £17.00 per hour + mileage allowance
Retail benefits and company pension scheme
Continuous training and support, with ongoing progression
What skills do you need to be a Care Assistant & Home Helper?
Firstly, you will want to make a difference to someone's life and have a big heart!
You can be any age group and from any background, there is no upper limit
You will be able to strike a relationship and rapport with the person you are matched with
You will also be happy to provide personal care, which could include helping someone brush their teeth, assisting with washing, dressing feeding or brushing their hair.
If you want to find out more please apply and we will give you a call and answer any questions you may have.