Senior Care Assistant – Caremark Ltd - Harlow - Working for Essex
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Closing date: 25 Jul 2022
Location: Harlow
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 7473
Role: Social Care
About the role

Senior Care Assistant – Caremark Ltd - Harlow

£24,000 per annum

Location: Harlow and surrounding areas

Closing Date:23rd June 2022

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Caremark Ltd to recruit Senior Care Assistants for their home care service based in Harlow.

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.

Salary £24000 per annum.

Caremark is an established and highly regarded home care provider offering home care, personal support, home help and companionship services. Caremark home care provides ongoing personal support and assistance for adults in the comfort of their own home as often as it is needed. This could be anything from short daily visits through to 24-hour live-in support.

The Role

As a Senior Care Assistant with Caremark your main responsibility is to ensure customers receive the care, they need in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes their independence.

Responsibilities will include

  • Providing personal care to client who require additional support (i.e. getting up and going to bed, dressing, washing, preparing meals)
  • Help clients with their mobility and with any physical disabilities
  • Help in the promotion of mental and physical activities of clients through talking, outings, reading, writing, hobbies and recreations
  • Encourage the independence of clients wherever possible.
  • Ad-hoc cover of the on-call emergency phone
  • Guiding and mentoring Care and Support Workers, as required
  • Collecting information and documentation from a client’s home as required

About You

Caremark are looking for candidates with experienced in working in care setting (Residential, Domiciliary, Palliative hospice or hospitals). You will also have excellent knowledge in patient care planning, elderly care, palliative, oncology and dementia support.

Benefits

  • Flexible working options available
  • Guaranteed Hours
  • Up to 28 days paid holiday
  • Full in-house paid training
  • Fast-tracked DBS
  • Mileage pay 30p
  • Regular customers

Caremark want help you to build a career within care, providing opportunities to grow with the company.

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 Caremark Ltd and if successful you will be employed by Caremark Ltd.

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

Caremark Ltd 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.

Caremark Ltd applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful, you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

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