Care Assistant - Rayleigh - Premier Care - Working for Essex
Salary: £9.90 to £10.30 per hour
Closing date: 08 Aug 2022
Location: Rayleigh
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8229
Role: Social Care
About the role

Care Assistant - Rayleigh - Premier Care

Permanent, Full Time and Part time

£9.90 to £10.30 per hour

Location: Rayleigh

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Premier Care to recruit Care Assistants for their domiciliary service around Rayleigh.

The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require day, evening and some weekend working. Shift times can be discussed at interview stage and negotiated to suit your needs.

*Weekend shifts will be paid at an increased hourly rate of £10.30.

Premier Care are one of the leading providers of home care services in South East Essex, and since their foundation in 1998 they continue to deliver the highest standards of care for vulnerable people across South East Essex in their own homes.

At Premier Care, they offer a range of tailored care and support solutions to individuals and families. Whether it’s a helping hand with the groceries, a reminder to take your medicine or full personal support; Premier Care will help preserve the independence and dignity of those that need it and maintain their quality of life.

Your enthusiasm, people skills, reliability and “can-do” approach is vital for a role in care. Previous experience in a care role would be helpful but no formal experience is necessary as all our staff receive ongoing training tailored to the specific needs of the individual you support.

 Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting with personal care
  • Assisting with medication
  • Assisting with preparing meals
  • Assisting with shopping and day to day activities
  • Encourage a model of self-care and service user rehabilitation
  • Record relevant activities in care plans
  • Ensuring all needs are met as outlined in each service users individual care plan

Benefits

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Blue light card
  • Discounts on car MOT and tyres at identified local suppliers

Please note as this is a home care role, applicants will need to have a full driver’s licence and access to their own vehicle.

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Premier Care and if successful you will be employed by Premier Care.

Premier Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors, and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm, or exploitation.

Premier Care applies a robust recruitment vetting process which includes a DBS check, paid for by Premier Care.

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If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact care.recruitment@essex.gov.uk