Care Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
£9.25 to £18.50 per hour
Salary Description:
�9.25 - 18.50 per hour + Bens
Acapella Recruitment
Job Ref:

Care Assistant

Cambridge & South Cambridgeshire

Salary: �9.25 - �18.50 per hour

Hours: Full and Part Time

Our client is an established and highly regarded home care provider, who are currently seeking Care Assistants to cover the Cambridge & South Cambridgeshire region.

You would be responsible for meeting the support requirements of their clients, in a way that respects the individual and promotes their independence. You would be expected to travel to the client's home and assist them with daily tasks as agreed between the client and the company. (A UK Driving License and access to a car is therefore required.)

The type of support that you would be providing is no different to what would reasonably be given by a member of the person's family. For instance, you may be providing help with bathing and dressing or domestic support.

Principal Responsibilities:

Your role would include helping clients with tasks such as:

* Help with washing & dressing
* Shopping & meal preparation
* Prompting with medication
* Support with daily routines
* Respite services
* Socialising and leisure activities
* Helping clients access the community

What the company looks for:

It's important to them that all Care Workers have the following qualities:

* Self-motivated, well-organised & reliable
* Positive attitude and fun outlook.
* Thoughtful, loyal, team player.
* Caring and sensitive
* Flexible
* Committed to maintaining their high standards of care
* Good communicator
* UK Driving License and access to a car.


* Weekday �9.25 per hour
* Weekend �11.30 per hour
* Bank Holiday �18.50 per hour
* Mileage 35p per mile for Care Assistants using their own car
* Pension scheme
* DBS check paid.
* Induction training paid.
* 28 days holiday including bank holidays.
* Free uniform & structured training program.
* Work in a friendly and supportive environment.

Additional Information:

They cover Cambridge and surrounding areas including Cottenham, Willingham, Over, Cambourne Harston and most of South Cambridgeshire. It is therefore important that applicants are based within reasonable distance of this region.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP.

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Contact Details:
Acapella Recruitment
Tel: 01245408436
Contact: Client Recruitment Team

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