Overview

Care Assistant Job at Caremark Cambridge & South Cambridgeshire in Cambridge

Job Description

Salary: £9.50 – £19.00 ph Hours: Full and Part Time

We have a friendly management team, industry leading salaries and the most amazing clients, we do not rush our Care Assistants and give you time to care, our visit times average at 1 hour per client so our staff spend more time caring and less time travelling!

From Thank you cards and phone calls to chocolates, flowers and Christmas presents – we value and respect all of our care assistants for the incredible work they do – we always remember to say thank you.
You would be responsible for meeting the support requirements of our clients, in a way that respects the individual and promotes their independence. You would be expected to travel to the client’s home and assist them with daily tasks as agreed between the client and Caremark.

The type of support that you would be providing is no different to what would reasonably be given by a member of the person’s family. For instance, you may be providing help with bathing and dressing or domestic support.

Principal Responsibilities:
Your role would include helping clients with tasks such as:

  • Help with washing & dressing
  • Shopping & meal preparation
  • Prompting with medication
  • Support with daily routines
  • Respite services
  • Socialising and leisure activities
  • Helping clients access the community

What we look for:
It’s important to us that all Caremark Care Workers have the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated, well-organised & reliable
  • Positive attitude and Fun outlook.
  • Thoughtful, loyal, team player.
  • Caring and sensitive
  • Flexible
  • Committed to maintaining our high standards of care
  • Good communicator
  • UK Driving License and access to a car.

Benefits:

  • Weekday £9.50 per hour
  • Weekend £11.60 per hour
  • Bank Holiday £19.00 per hour
  • Mileage 35p per mile for Care Assistants using their own car
  • Pension scheme
  • DBS check paid.
  • Induction training paid.
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays.
  • Free uniform & structured training program.
  • Work in a friendly and supportive environment.

Additional Information:

We cover Cambridge and surrounding areas including Cottenham, Willingham, Over, Cambourne Harston and most of South Cambridgeshire.
If this sounds like the job for you then take the first steps to joining our team by calling 01223 778818 for an informal chat.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.50-£19.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep all of our team as safe as possible we provide all Personal Protective Equipment including Face Masks, Gloves, Aprons and Hand Sanitiser as well as some client specific PPE.

Location:

  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (Preferred)

Licence:

  • UK Driving licence (Required)

Work remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

About Company

Company: Caremark Cambridge & South Cambridgeshire

Company Location:  Cambridge

Job Category: Healthcare Jobs, Health & Medicine Jobs

About Caremark Cambridge & South Cambridgeshire