Home Care Assistant & Companion

Recruiter
Health and Social Care Jobs
Location
Epping, Essex, Chigwell, Harlow, Loughton, Theydon Bois, Abridge, Buckhurst Hill, Waltham Abbey
Salary
£9.00-£18.00 per hour + mileage allowance
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Ref
A/HCA/EPPING
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is seeking Home Care Assistants & Companions in Harlow, Epping, Loughton, Theydon Bois, Abridge, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Waltham Abbey and Ongar areas. £9.00 per hour, increasing to £18.00 per hour on bank holidays plus mileage allowance. Full time and part time hours are currently available

An award-winning provider our client specialises in a consistent, bespoke, quality companionship led service to private clients in their own homes. With a minimum of one hour visits they believe this enables relationships to be central to the support they provide.

You will need to be available during busy times which are:

·Early mornings/mornings - help prepare breakfast & support with morning personal care routine.

And/or

·Lunch times - to help prepare meals or to take clients out.

And/or

·Evenings - to help prepare meals & assist with bedtime routine.

And

·Alternate Weekends.  Rota will reflect your availability in the week, i.e. if you work 8am - 2pm your weekends would be similar.

Even if you are only looking for a few hours a week they would love to hear from you. This position will involve supporting clients with personal care (ranging from facilitating a bath or shower to assistance with toileting), everyday tasks and routines, activities in and around their home plus out and about in the community.

Why work as a Home Care Assistant & Companion?

·This is an amazingly rewarding job!

·Our clients enjoy the relationship they build with their client.

·To be part of a team that is genuinely passionate about High Quality Companionship.

·You will have a regular client/clients and will work locally, keeping travelling to a minimum and enabling continuity for Customers.

·Genuine opportunity to develop a rewarding career with ongoing training.

Do I meet the essential criteria?

·Being a driver is preferred but not essential, as some Clients need assistance with errands and appointments and going out into the community.

·Are you passionate, have time to spare and want to make a difference to someone's life?

·Could you offer clients companionship and support without taking away their dignity?

·Are you naturally caring and dependable with an excellent work ethic?

·Willing to undertake a DBS check?

·Willing to partake in training courses?

It would be great if you could provide a fantastic covering letter, maybe include what attracted you to apply for this position and what you feel you could bring to the role. Don't worry if you have any questions we will give you a call to discuss your application and answer any questions you might have. So please click on apply!