Care Assistant

Care Assistant

Frome, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Glastonbury, Street and surrounding areas

Posted 15/03/2019

  • Frome, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Glastonbury, Street and surrounding areas

  • £ 10.00 - £15.00 Per Hour

  • Flexible

Job description

Could you support vulnerable adults, of all ages, in your local area so they can live independently in their own homes? Are you looking for a job with more flexibility that allows you to work mornings, afternoons, nights or weekends? Would you like to work for a company that truly values and respects its care staff? We are one of the only companies in this area that has been rated OUTSTANDING by CQC in the “Well Led” category.

Bluebird Care Mendip is a provider of high quality home care as an alternative to residential care.Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our care assistants, at Bluebird Care Mendip, aim to deliver a home care service that we would be happy for our family and loved ones to receive, and we aim to support our customers to maintain their independence and lifestyle by providing the highest quality of home care.

At Bluebird Care Mendip we offer a personal and professional home care and support service. We provide the very best possible care and are committed to building a relationship that can be trusted.

We have revolutionised the way that high quality, bespoke care is delivered in the Mendip District, not only to older people but also to those with specialist care needs and their families.Bluebird Care Mendip is committed to ensuring people have the option to receive high quality care in their own homes, without the strain and upheaval of leaving home to receive their care.

OWN TRANSPORT IS ESSENTIAL TO THIS ROLE

As this is a mobile role, candidates MUST have their own car.

This position will also include working 2 weekends per month.

Previous experience is desirable but not essential as full training is provided.

Care Assistant Key Responsibilities

Assisting, enabling and mobilising

Personal care

Providing food and refreshment

Bed making, laundry and domestic duties

Socialising and companionship

Administering medication

Contributing to record keeping

See our CQC report here:-https://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-1510323377

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

For further information, click apply now or contact our friendly team for a chat on 01373 463 838 or email careersmendip@bluebirdcare.co.uk.

Benefits

As a Care Assistant at Bluebird Care Mendip you can expect:

To be working in the community

Flexible working hours and shift patterns

Job satisfaction

Competitive hourly wage from £10.00 to £15.00 per hour

Paid mileage and paid travel time

Career progression opportunities

Professional training and qualifications

Paid Holiday

Cash benefits towards everyday healthcare costs

Requirements

Key Requirements

Be caring and friendly

Professional and dedicated

Have 3 suitable references (professional and/or educational)

Be prepared to go through necessary personal background checks

Have a valid driving licence and vehicle

Be eligible to work in the UK

  • Location

    Frome, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Glastonbury, Street and surrounding areas

  • Salary

    £ 10.00 - £15.00 Per Hour

  • Contract type

    Flexible