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Home Care - Community Care Assistant

Salary: £8.72 - £9.81 per hour plus paid travel time and mileage paid at 24p per mile
Location: Thetford
Company: Manorcourt Homecare
Hours: Full time
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There has never been a better or more poignant time to join Manorcourt Homecare (part of the Healthcare Homes Group), as we continue to grow. Our amazing care staff are striving to ensure our services are available to the most vulnerable at this difficult and challenging time. If you have the unique qualities required for this rewarding role and want to work for an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones, then come and join our teams and help support your community.

In order to join our team, you will need to:

  • Genuinely care for others
  • Display patience, understanding and have a ready smile
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle
  • Undergo an enhanced DBS check
  • Treat all service users with dignity
  • Be dedicated and reliable

We offer a rewarding benefits programme which reflects the fact our Community Care Assistants are vital members of our team.

  • Flexible shifts available, full and part-time hours catered for (due to the nature of the role, working alternate weekends is required)
  • 28 days paid annual leave per year (pro rata)
  • Pension scheme
  • Free uniform
  • Fully paid Induction Training and shadowing period provided – care experience is not essential
  • Further training and development opportunities (including fully funded qualfications in Health and Social Care)
  • Generous 'refer a friend' reward for all new staff

Our teams work across Thetford and the surrounding areas, helping people who wish to retain their independence and remain at home for as long as possible. A Care Assistant’s role and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Meal preparation
  • Assistance with showering/ bathing/ washing
  • Helping people get up each morning and go to bed each evening
  • Light domestic duties
  • Companionship and social calls
  • Assistance with toileting
  • Shopping either with or for service users

Additional information:

Full PPE provisions provided and procedures are in place to ensure our carers are protected. We also provide EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

This is a fantastic time to join Manorcourt Homecare so if you share in our values, offer commitment and dedication, we would welcome your application.

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