Community Care Assistant

£13.00 - £19.00 hourly
  • Bluebird Care New Forest
  • Bluebird Care Ringwood, Southampton Road, Ringwood BH24 1HY, UK
  • 27 Apr, 2022

Job Description

Bluebird Care is looking for Community Care Assistant’s to join our Ringwood branch, covering the areas of Ringwood, Fordingbridge, Burley, Poulner and more! If you are interested in a career in care, have a UK driving licence & the right to work in the UK- we want to hear from you!

You must have a full UK driving licence & have the appropriate right to work in the UK documents to apply for this position.

What will I need to be a Community Care Assistant?

The position of a Community Care Assistant is varied, you will assist customers with practical living tasks such as house chores & assistance with washing, but you will also be there to provide companionship, and so you must be kind & patient. The role may be a match for those keen to pursue a career within the health & social care sector. However, if you have no experience, please do not hesitate to apply, as full training is provided. Providing that you are keen to learn & passionate about providing high-quality care, we are more than happy to support your ongoing training needs & provide 24/7 on-call support!

Flexibility is vital as our customer’s will need care 365 days a year. Therefore, you will need to be able to commit to both evening & alternate weekend work. Our shift patterns are 7 am-2 pm & 4 pm-10 pm and you will be expected to do a mixture of these.

Requirements - Community Care Assistant’s will need a driving licence & access to a car. You should also be a confident driver, as travelling around different area’s is a large part of the role. Please also note you will need to be confident driving in the evenings.

What will a Community Care Assistant do?

The daily duties of a Community Care Assistant can vary, as you will be driving around the local area’s visiting customers in their homes. You may assist them with duties such as -

Housework duties

Personal care e.g., washing & dressing

Food preparation

Companionship – you will be visiting customers daily & building relationships with them to ensure their emotional needs are supported.

Why choose Bluebird Care?

At Bluebird Care, we follow a ‘one family’ ethos and are committed to looking after all our staff and giving them the best possible experience with us.

Therefore, we can offer you…

Pay rates begin at £13.00 hourly

Weekend & bank holiday pay enhancements

Blue Light Discount Card

28 days holiday pro rata

Ongoing support & training

Pension Scheme

Health Care Scheme

Uniform & PPE provided

Free DBS - cost reimbursed to you upon completing your probationary period.

Varied shift patterns to suit your availability.