Care assistant - up to £15 per hour

  • The Good Care Group
  • Chelsea, London, UK
  • 07 Feb, 2024
Permanent

Job Description

Care assistant 

London

 

£13.50 - £15 per hour,  guaranteed hours

Full time, part time and weekend availability

 

Want to join a CQC OUTSTANDING care team?  If you’re passionate about providing the very best home care, we think there’s nowhere better than The Good Care Group.  Working as a domiciliary care assistant on a guaranteed hours contract, you’ll make a genuine difference to the lives of the people you support.  You'll provide hourly care and companionship at a time when people need it the most and all in the comfort of their own home.  This isn’t just work.  It’s life changing work. 

We’re looking for reliable, experienced carers with a variety of availability across the week and weekends? Our clients are based in Richmond, Highgate, Hornsey, Kensington, Chelsea, Fulham, Raynes Park, Camden, Lambeth and Putney.

Please note you must already have the right to work in the UK, we cannot assist with any sponsorship or visa requests.  If you have worked as a domiciliary carer, health care assistant, been a carer in a care home or hospital, then we’d love to speak with you about joining our visiting care team.

Why we think there’s nowhere better:

  • Guaranteed hour contracts at 10 - 30 hours per week

  • Excellent pay rates above London living wage

  • You’ll be paid for the time it takes to travel between calls, plus we’ll pay your travel expenses

  • Minimum of 1 hour visits - zero 15 or 30 minute calls!

  • Ongoing training including care certificate, level 2 & 3 Diploma along with expert led advanced courses and extensive learning programmes

  • 24/7 on call support

  • Funded Blue Light Card

  • Generous ‘Refer A Friend’ Scheme

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme

  • All clients accessible by public transport - we’ll also cover your travel costs between calls

  • Holiday pay and workplace pension scheme

 

About the role:

You will be visiting clients in their own homes, working as a domiciliary carer with a minimum call time of 1 hour. 

  You will assist with:

  • Supporting clients with their personal care

  • Supporting with continence management

  • Administering medication

  • Light housework 

  • Preparing healthy meals

  • Accompanying clients to appointments and social outings

  • Supporting clients to pursue their interests and hobbies

  • Offering specialised care for people living with conditions such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, strokes and other conditions, as well as end of life care

 

We’re looking for:

  • A minimum of 6 months’ professional care experience 

  • Household management skills e.g. cleaning, hoovering and keeping a home tidy

  • Ability to work effectively within time allocated

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • IT skills – able to use a computer / laptop and online systems

 

If you’re naturally friendly, with a desire to make a positive difference to your client’s life, we want to hear from you!

 

The Good Care Group is part of a family of home care brands in the UK, including Oxford Aunts.

Salary

Up to £15 per hour