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Home Care Assistant

Salary:
£9.00 - £9.25 per hour
Location:
Stamford
Company:
Radfield Home Care Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland

Description

We are a quality led home care provider opening a new branch in Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland.

We provide care in the community for people who need assistance to live independently. This includes a range of support with personal care, household tasks, medication support and companionship calls to name a few.

Our mission is to deliver exceptional care by exceptional people. To make that happen, we believe in recruiting the best staff and in looking after them well. We are now recruiting care staff to join our new team.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer and offer loads of benefits such as:

  • Competitive rates of pay

  • Plus paid travel time

  • Plus paid mileage at £0.30/mile

  • Paid Training

  • DBS Paid

  • 5.6 weeks paid holidays

  • Flexible working patterns

  • Full and part-time positions

  • Organised geographical runs

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities

  • Supportive and friendly management team

  • Regular 1:1 supervision meetings with your line manager

  • Opportunities to develop within your career

  • A commitment to your health, safety and well-being

DRIVING LICENCE AND ACCESS TO YOUR OWN CAR ARE ESSENTIAL

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Physically able to cope with the demands of domiciliary care work which involves bending, lifting, stretching, kneeling, crouching, using small stepladders, walking, getting up and downstairs & manual dexterity

  • Mentally able to cope with the demands of domiciliary care work which can be stressful and involve dealing with bereavement and challenging behaviour

  • Able to work regular weekends either 4 sessions on alternate weekends or 2 sessions every weekend

  • To participate in the stand by carer rota

  • Self-motivated, organised and flexible

  • Caring, patient and sensitive to the needs of others and to the sick or infirm

  • An active team player but also able to work on own initiative

  • A good communicator

Desired:

  • Previous experience in the care profession and qualifications are desirable attributes but we can provide training and opportunities to undertake qualifications to staff with no previous care experience.

Our staff are most important to us and we do our utmost to look after them!

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