Home Care Assistant 

Premier Care (Plymouth) Ltd

Posts: Home Care Assistant (Male & Female)

Contract: Guaranteed Hours / Part Time / Variable & Zero Hours Contracts

Hours: To include evenings, weekends, bank holidays

Wage: £8.50 - £11.50 an hour

Enhancements: For bank holidays and travel costs

Job Description and Application Form Available Here!

 

Role Overview

Premier Care (Plymouth) Ltd have been providing high quality care to some of the most vulnerable and complex people in Plymouth since 2006 and we are now looking to recruit Home Care Assistants to help us develop an exciting new home care service in the Plymouth area.

Premier Care provides support and care services for individuals who have learning disabilities, individuals who have physical disabilities, older people with learning disabilities, elderly people, people with sensory loss and people who have mental health needs. 

 

What We Offer

  • Paid mileage expenses and travel time between visits
  • Paid training
  • Free DBS Check and Uniform
  • Development Opportunities including the care certificate and diploma level 2 qualification in health and social care
  • 28 days paid holiday entitlement
  • Enhanced pay for weekends

 

Tasks

Below is a list of tasks that you, as a Home Care worker, may be required to carry out while working for Premier Care (Plymouth) Ltd. This list is not exhaustive but does contain some of the main duties in the role of a Home Care Assistant.

  • To assist the service user with their personal hygiene needs including bathing/ showering and dressing.
  • To write legible and factual records of day to day events as required.
  • To prepare meals and snacks for the service users and possibly assist with feeding where necessary.
  • To undertake shopping and financial transactions on behalf of the service user in accordance with the company's policies and procedures.
  • To assist with medication tasks.
  • To transport service users to appointments, shopping or on outings as and when required. This is subject to having business insurance
  • To help and promote social activities
  • To undertake domestic cleaning tasks.
  • To promote continence management including catheter/stoma care and emptying commodes.

 

Personal Attributes

It is essential that Home Care Workers possess the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated and well organised.
  • Flexible.
  • Caring and sensitive to the needs of others
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to communicate effectively 

 

Job Location

  • Plymouth, Devon

 

Required Experience

  • Care Assistant: 6 months

 

Required Language

  • English

 

Required Licence or Certification

  • Driving License & business insurance essential

 

Desirable

  • Completed Care Certificate or Diploma / NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care
  • Transferable DBS
  • Confident in the use of information technology

 

Contact Details                                      

Address: Eclipse House, 5 Somerset Place Lane, Stoke, Plymouth, PL3 4BH

Tel: (01752) 547252

Fax: (01752) 560611

E-Mail: recruitment@premiercareplymouth.co.uk