Join our award-winning care team to make a difference to older and vulnerable people’s lives. We presently have vacancies available for a Home Care Assistant in Newport and the surrounding areas.
Our care team is passionate about helping others. Becoming a Home Care Assistant is one of the most misunderstood careers available, we want to change that. The most important thing about being a Home Care Assistant is having a caring nature, and we can provide the training to give you the skills and confidence you need to put this into action.
As our Home Care Assistant, you should be open minded to new environments and accepting of unexpected challenges. You will be expected to bring a cheerful and optimistic attitude to your role as this directly impacts our clients and service. Being able to create a positive relationship with our clients is crucial so you’ll need to be a great communicator and be able to put others at ease.
Care Assistant requirements:
Past care experience is desirable but not essential.
You must hold a full driving licence and have access to a car.
Care Assistant Shifts:
We can offer flexible working from doing just one shift a week up to full time. Contracted permanent hours.
Working Times: (These can be flexible dependent on personal circumstances):
6.45am-3pm & 3.30pm-10.30pm. Some evenings and weekend are expected pro rata.
Care Assistant salary:
£9.50 – £10.30 p/hr dependent on times worked.
Any hours worked over contract are paid at £12.50p/hour.
Mileage allowance 25p per mile to cover petrol and support with maintenance costs. (Average petrol car runs at 10p per mile-source HMRC).
Care Assistant Incentives:
Client routes planned around your living location where routes allow.
Referral fee paid for a new staff introduction.
Fee for Update Register for DBS paid annually whilst employed by Care One 2 One.
Double and time and half paid for bank and public holidays.
Blue Light Discount card provided.
Professional Care Qualifications.
Promotion Opportunities Available.
If you are unsure about whether working in care is the right move for you please contact us for more information and an informal chat.