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Home Care Assistant (Domiciliary Care)

Kingsley Homecare HQ, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Pay:
£12.50 per hour
Type:
Permanent
Shift:
Mixed (Weekdays with Alternative Weekends)
Closing date:
21/02/2024
  • Full and Part-time Positions Available
  • £500 Welcome bonus

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As an accredited Living Wage employer, we take care of our carers like they take care of our clients with some of the benefits listed below:

  • Generous welcome bonus
  • Some of the highest rates of pay in the area
  • Paid mileage per mile, on top of your hourly rate
  • Paid travel time
  • Full paid training provided
  • We’ll cover the cost of your MOT

 

Kingsley Home Care Services is a unique person-centred service that supports clients, allowing them to maintain their chosen lifestyle from the comfort of their own home. Backed by a successful care home business, we have a strong philanthropic approach to care which resonates in all we do. We offer a unique service of tailored care visits from 1 hour to full-time live-in support.

About the company

Kingsley Healthcare isn't just a care home group, we are a family where 2,000+ passionate individuals are changing lives every day. We have just been ranked – for the eighth year running! - among the top 20 large UK care home groups (carehome.co.uk) for our exceptional care, and proudly support 1,500+ residents in their journey.

But that's not all. We're ranked #1 in the UK for work wellbeing (Indeed's Better Work Awards 2023) because we believe in taking care of our own. We are proud of our sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating and are a Real Living Wage employer, ensuring you're valued and rewarded for your dedication.

Ready to join a team that puts people first, both residents and colleagues? We're seeking passionate individuals to join our growing family. Explore our current opportunities and make a difference where you matter!

About the role

As a Home Care Assistant, you will be working as part of a focused team in maintaining the personal care needs of our clients, respecting their dignity and promoting their independence at all times. You will also ensure that our care services are of a consistently high standard and help in caring for our clients and other general day-to-day activities in their home.

Reports to: Care Coordinator/ Home Care Manager

Key duties and responsibilities

  • To work as part of a team to promote quality care to our Client’s making sure that care planning is followed and respecting the dignity of the individual and promoting independence
  • To ensure that care services are consistently provided to a high-quality standard
  • To have a flexible approach to be able to meet the business requirements as required
  • To act as an ambassador for Kingsley Home Care and promote the company

Skills and attributes

  • A caring and patient nature.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to work well under pressure.
  • Previous experience as a carer is preferred, but not essential.
  • Access to a car and full UK driving licence is preferred, but not essential.

What will you gain?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes to help you at every step.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • Refer a friend and receive a thank you gift of up to £500 *

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Full and Part-time Positions Available

  • Various shifts available for this job to suit your lifestyle and availability.

  • Childcare Friendly Shifts available

  • £500 Welcome bonus

  • Commuting mileage reimbursement *

  • Cost of MOT inspection reimbursement *

  • Access to a pool car

  • Paid travel time between visits

Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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