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Community Care Assistant - Calne

 

Job Description

CARE MORE IN 2024! 

Are you looking for something different? Retain Healthcare is developing a new model of care and support to people living at home in your community. This is an opportunity for the right person to shape and develop a new service and deliver care that provides improved quality of life to those who need you most.

*Sponsorship not available
*Driving Licence required 

  • Get paid - for all travel,visits & training
  • Earn £12.50 an hour for weekdays and £13.00 an hour for weekends, our domiciliary runs are block paid 
  • Guaranteed hours contract - know your earnings every week
  • Flexible hours both full and part time with a range of shift patterns
  • 40p per mile for travel
  • Fully paid 2-week in depth induction including shadow shifts with experienced carers on our team
  • Weekly pay
  • All training provided is endorsed by Skills for Care through our training company Retain Skills
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Phone data paid for
  • Access to a vehicle when yours is off the road
  • DBS Rebate Reimbursement
  • Potential to progress your career further with employment opportunites and Diplomas. 
As a Support Worker for Retain Healthcare, the main purpose of the position is to provide care and support to all of customers, (both individuals and families assessed as being in need of assistance).

You will enable customers to maintain their independence and quality of life in their own homes so a driving license or use of a motorbike or bicylcle is preferred due to remote locations. 

Our services are customer led, and we support our customers to achieve their personal outcomes, by using an outcome focused approach.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES -
  • When required liaise with Social Workers, District Nurses and other agency professionals within the multidisciplinary team.
  • Contribute towards communicating changes of requirements.
  • Ensure that you work within the company policies and procedures.
  • Attending training and expanding your personal development
  • Assist customers as appropriate with their personal needs, such as dressing, washing, meal preparation and access to their community as detailed in the Care Plan.
  • When working within a customer’s home setting you may be assisting customers with, or where necessary carry out light housework, such as dusting, sweeping/ vacuuming carpets, living rooms/ kitchens/ bathrooms and toilets, polishing furniture using dusters/ mops/ equipment, washing and ironing clothing and bed linen, preparing and cooking a meal.
  • Following the outcome focused model, encourage customers to undertake personal care and tasks which they are capable of, recognising that their abilities may change, in some circumstances, on a day-to-day basis
Retain Healthcare Ltd and Retain Skills (South West) Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Check.

SIMILAR JOBS
  • list Healthcare Assistant
    weekly pay, paid Training}

    Are you passionate about making a genuine difference in people's lives? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and rewarding environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow? If so, we invite you to become a vital member of our dedicated healthcare team as a Healthcare Assistant.

    Required:
    - Kind, caring, compassionate individual 
    - UK work authorisation

    Main Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • When required liaise with Social Workers, District Nurses and other agency professionals within the multidisciplinary team.
    • Contribute towards communicating changes of requirements.
    • Ensure that you work within the company policies and procedures.
    • Attending training and expanding your personal development
    • Assist customers as appropriate with their personal needs, such as dressing, washing, meal preparation and access to their community as detailed in the Care Plan.
    • When working within a customer’s home setting you may be assisting customers with, or where necessary carry out light housework, such as dusting, sweeping/ vacuuming carpets, living rooms/ kitchens/ bathrooms and toilets, polishing furniture using dusters/ mops/ equipment, washing and ironing clothing and bed linen, preparing and cooking a meal.
    • Following the outcome focused model, encourage customers to undertake personal care and tasks which they are capable of, recognising that their abilities may change, in some circumstances, on a day-to-day basis

    Being Part of Retain Healthcare, you will benefit from:
    • £250 joining bonus
    • Employee assistance program
    • Full time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
    • Having your own dedicated coordinator who will ensure you have the work you want and that you have everything you need to be successful in your role
    • Local training and your own career development pathway endorsed by Skills for care. City and Guilds
    • FLEXIBLE hours - part time or full time, with a range of shifts including days and nights.
    • Guaranteed Hours available
    • FREE uniform
    • Paid training
    • DBS Rebate Reimbursement
    • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay
    • Free blue light card
    • Weekly pay
    • Easy online application
    • Gloucestershire – CQC – Outstanding for Well Led
    • Retain Rewards - local discounts
    Retain Healthcare Ltd and Retain Skills (South West) Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Check.

  • list Healthcare Assistant
    weekly pay, paid Training}

    Are you passionate about making a genuine difference in people's lives? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and rewarding environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow? If so, we invite you to become a vital member of our dedicated healthcare team as a Healthcare Assistant.

    Required:
    - Kind, caring, compassionate individual 
    - UK work authorisation

    Main Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • When required liaise with Social Workers, District Nurses and other agency professionals within the multidisciplinary team.
    • Contribute towards communicating changes of requirements.
    • Ensure that you work within the company policies and procedures.
    • Attending training and expanding your personal development
    • Assist customers as appropriate with their personal needs, such as dressing, washing, meal preparation and access to their community as detailed in the Care Plan.
    • When working within a customer’s home setting you may be assisting customers with, or where necessary carry out light housework, such as dusting, sweeping/ vacuuming carpets, living rooms/ kitchens/ bathrooms and toilets, polishing furniture using dusters/ mops/ equipment, washing and ironing clothing and bed linen, preparing and cooking a meal.
    • Following the outcome focused model, encourage customers to undertake personal care and tasks which they are capable of, recognising that their abilities may change, in some circumstances, on a day-to-day basis

    Being Part of Retain Healthcare, you will benefit from:
    • £250 joining bonus
    • Employee assistance program
    • Full time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
    • Having your own dedicated coordinator who will ensure you have the work you want and that you have everything you need to be successful in your role
    • Local training and your own career development pathway endorsed by Skills for care. City and Guilds
    • FLEXIBLE hours - part time or full time, with a range of shifts including days and nights.
    • Guaranteed Hours available
    • FREE uniform
    • Paid training
    • DBS Rebate Reimbursement
    • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay
    • Free blue light card
    • Weekly pay
    • Easy online application
    • Gloucestershire – CQC – Outstanding for Well Led
    • Retain Rewards - local discounts
    Retain Healthcare Ltd and Retain Skills (South West) Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Check.

  • list Care Assistant- Complex Care Package (12 hours days)

    CARE MORE IN 2024!

    We at Retain Healthcare are looking for confident individuals to work in a complex care package in Swindon.

    The main duties and responsibilities include:

    • Completing regular checks for health and welfare.
    • Supporting the customer with their personal care needs.
    • Supporting the customer to meet their outcomes.
    • Supporting the customer with daily activities such as shopping, hobbies, attending appointments, accessing the community and keeping the home up together with domestic tasks.
    • Prompting/Administering medication.
    • Use of moving and assisting equipment.
    • Encouraging independence where possible.
    Knowledge of PEG desirable but if not, training is provided.

    Requirements:
    • Previous care experience necessary
    • 25 years old and over
    • Must hold a UK driving license
    • Ability to prepare and cook balanced meals
    • Patient and caring nature
    Why Retain?
    • Weekly pay
    • Flexible shift patterns to suit you, alternatively a rolling rota is also available
    • DBS cost paid back to you after 100 hours completed
    • Opportunity to top up your hours in other areas of the business
    • Opportunity to progress your career
    • Full induction process prior to employment commencing by Retain Skills
    • Blue light card and other discounts
     

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