Home Care Assistant – Colchester
Permanent, Full Time and Part Time
From £9.50 per hour
Location: Colchester and surrounding areas
Essex County Council are currently looking for home care assistants to join external care providers throughout Colchester and surrounding areas. Locations include
- Marks Tey
The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require day, evening and weekend working. Shift times can be discussed at interview stage.
We are currently working with a number of different care providers throughout Colchester and surrounding areas who provide home care with their recruitment needs. Home care agencies provide care and support to residents throughout Essex in their own homes, this includes working with the elderly, vulnerable adults and adults with complex needs. You can be providing care to a number of different people in one day so you will need to be able to travel around the community with ease.
As a home care assistant you will play a pivotal role providing support to someone who requires additional support to live their day-to-day life.
- Personal care
- Assisting with mealtimes
- Assisting with housekeeping and general house management
- Promote of mental and physical activity including outing in the community and sharing in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies, and recreations
- Accompanying care users to appointments as and when required
- Supporting people to live their lives to the fullest
- Blue Light Card
- Training and Career Development
- Paid Annual Leave
- Rewarding Career
- DBS Checks
If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can help others within your community, get in touch today!
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.
Essex County Council acts as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client.
If you are successful you will need to undergo a robust Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.
As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service
Essex County Council 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.
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