0113 350 1185

Home Care Assistant

Reference:

Homecare

Sector:

Health Care Assistant (HCA), Social Care & HCA

Salary:

£9 to £10 Per Hour

Benefits:

Competitive Pay Ongoing training and development available

Town/City:

Leeds

Contract Type:

Full time

Your main duties will be providing care to elderly residents in their homes.Day-to-day tasks are likely to include personal care (personal hygiene and dressing/undressing), social tasks (preparation of meals and laundry) and emotional support in accordance with a client’s wishes, working to an agreed care-plan.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator verbally, written and electronically.
  • Skill in working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrate excellent customer care skills
  • Good understanding of service user safety and delivering a positive experience for service user and their families.
  • Responsive and flexible attitude and approach
  • Good organizational skills
  • Caring and kind
  • Cheerful and friendly
  • Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc)
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures
  • Able to work in a team but use their own initiative

To apply to this role you will need

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • An NVQ2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care is highly preferable but not essential
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or be willing to book onto a New course
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • Ongoing training and development available free
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £100 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team
  • Local line manager and branch support

Contract type: Full-Time, Part-Time, Guaranteed Hours

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £8.50 to £9.50 per hour

Location:

  • Leeds (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driving License (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)