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Home Care Assistant (Maternity Cover)
 
Title: Home Care Assistant (Maternity Cover)
Category: Other
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £15,001.00 - £20,000.00
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Description:
What you’ll do

Provide a Community Home Care Service to older people in their own homes, as well as working with the Care and Support Manager to deliver a high standard of companionship, care and support to tenants in the scheme enabling them to maintain their independent living skills. Encourage their social interaction with family, friends, other residents and community organisations

About you

Aged 17 years or over

A genuine desire to help others and make a positive contribution from day one

A friendly, committed, flexible team player, with a compassionate person-centred approach

No care experience or qualification is necessary as you will be fully trained on the job. For those staff wishing to develop and obtain a qualification, we offer a level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and recognise this achievement with a higher rate of pay of £9.16 per hour

You must have a full, clean UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes as we provide care to customers within a 5 mile radius of the scheme

We can offer

Our unique recruitment and retention payment of £150 after completion of 6 months’ successful probationary period and £100 on completion of a further 6 months’ continuous service

28 days holiday increasing to 33 days inclusive of Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time staff), depending on length of service.

Holiday purchase scheme – up to 5 days per year (pro rata for part-time staff)

Company sick pay scheme

45p per mile mileage allowance and paid travel time

Car Loan up to £5,000 for eligible employees

Refer a Friend Scheme (£250)

Contributory pension scheme – which both you and CHS will contribute to

Employee Assistance Programme provided

Discounted gym membership (4 schemes)

Corporate members of Edenred Travel Club

Free on site/nearby parking

Free tunics

Free DBS check

Full induction

Moorlands Court is part of the charitable organisation CHS Group and supports the elderly both in our Schemes and in our communities to lead fulfilling lives confidently and as independently as possible. What makes us different is our ongoing commitment to make a positive difference to individual lives and to invest in ongoing organisational training and personal development. If you would like to work for an organisation that provides the type of care that you would expect for your loved ones, we would welcome your application.

For an informal chat about the post, please contact Clare Wilson – Care and Support Manager on or alternatively the duty manager
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