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Home Care Assistant - Part Time

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Part Time based in Didcot - Salary from £13.25 to £14.50 per hour.

Posted 01 April 2024

As a home care assistant, you will be traveling to people's homes to provide care for them. Caretree is a nurse led, CQC outstanding company that is offering flexible working hours to suit most people.

This is an incredibly rewarding role that does require the use of your car to drive between clients. We minimise the driving to the absolute minimum by ensuring all of our runs stay within one town. We then pay 45p a mile for the traveling you do.

We are looking for caring and passionate individuals to join our team in the Didcot and Abingdon area. No experience is necessary, as you are backed up by our supportive team including friendly on-call support and in house training.

Not only are we committed to make a difference to our Client’s lives but have a commitment to do the same for our team. As a Caretree carer you will have our commitment to look after you and treat you with the respect you deserve. You will be backed up by a committed office and on-call team, who will always be there for you.

We are flexible on hours worked, but staff are expected to work their fair share of unsociable hours (e.g. every other weekend/some evenings)

Benefits for Home Care Assistant:

  • 45p per mile paid mileage.
  • Salary increasing based on length of service.
  • 28 days pro-rata paid holiday.
  • Pension scheme
  • Free uniform and Free DBS.
  • Paid travel to your first client and home at the end of your run.
  • Local shifts to minimise travel.
  • No Experience Necessary as Free Training Given.
  • Yearly training updates.
  • Care certificate.
  • Paid shadowing.
  • Opportunity to complete diploma qualification in Health and Social care (NVQ).
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Clinical training available for clients with more clinical needs.

You must have your own car be able to be suitable for this role.

Due to the nature of the work, you should live (or be planning to live) in close proximity to our area (Didcot and Abingdon in Oxfordshire).

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Why work for Caretree?

Part of being a CQC Outstanding company is looking after our staff. If you are supported, trained and respected, you will be able to give better care. It's also about our standards; we expect the highest standards of care and work with you to achieve those. We listen to problems and act on them to ensure any problem a client is experiencing is managed.

We expect our carers to focus on the clients. However, once you have left a client and gone to the next, it's just not possible to deal with ongoing issues. We have a supportive office and on-call team that will pick up and manage these ongoing issues to allow you to focus wholly on the client you are with.

There is never an expectation to work outside your agreed availability. We will always ask if you would like, and respect your answer, any extra work becomes available.

Our promises to you, and our expectations of you are documented in our Care Charter.

Read our Care Charter

Caretree, for peace of mind at home. We recruit the best staff to bring a unique and outstanding perspective to home care in the Didcot & Abingdon area and can help with a wide range of tasks to ensure that our clients can remain at home safely.

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Please complete the application questions and click "Apply". We will make contact with you to discuss your application and if appropriate, we will invite you in for a face to face interview.

Because you will be driving to the clients' houses, you will be expected to have a full UK driving licence and your own car.

If you prefer, you call us on the number below and we will be happy to talk you through the roles in more detail.

01235 633300

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Please note; you must have the right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship.