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Care Assistant - Community



Retain Healthcare have expanded our long term homecare services in the North Wiltshire area, this includes Melksham, Chippenham, Devizes, Trowbridge, Westbury, Warminster, Marlborough, Malmesbury. Areas are divided into manageable distances for staff.

As a result of our community based work, we are seeking drivers to support these customers within their own homes continuing long term care. Shifts are generally between 0700-1400 and 1600-2200 however our long term homecare hours can vary to the shift times above in order to offer an outcome based service to the individuals we support. So please do get in touch if you are available school hours, early mornings, evenings and weekends.

No experience is required as we will provide you will a full training induction and shadow shifts, ensuring you are confident and knowledgeable along your transformation into a community based Care Assistant. You will be supporting people in their own homes to maintain their independence and reablement them back into the community.

Duties could include;

Ø Supporting those we care for to begin the day and end the day as they wish, including: getting dressed/undressed, washed and comfortable, prompting medication.

Ø Working within a support plan with using outcome focused objectives.

Ø Assisting with mobility through encouragement, hoists and stand aids.

Ø Providing personal care where required.

Ø Providing companionship such as going out into the community such as to go shopping, to appointments, church or clubs.

Ø Being there to provide reassurance and emotional support throughout the visit.

Retain Healthcare was developed from a family run business which has been running for over 30 years, providing a high quality service to customers and supporting our staff through learning and development.

Benefits include;

Ø Free training with our City and Guilds accredited training company

Ø On going support from us through training and career development opportunities

Ø Competitive rates of pay, plus paid holidays

Ø New car lease scheme

Ø Weekly pay

Ø Free first uniform

Ø Flexible working hours including: Full time or part time and a range of shift patterns.

Ø Recommend a friend bonus scheme of up to £300 per recommendation

Ø Company Pension scheme

Our only requirement is that you are a driver with a full UK license with access to a reliable vehicle.

The high quality of our service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support. We rely on our community team to leave a good impression to form part of our ongoing reputation in the local area.

Our ethos is for continuous learning and includes 4 key ethos':

*Retaining Quality* *Retaining Independence* *Retaining Staff* *Retaining Skills*

*If you have been referred remember to mention who referred you during the recruitment process*

Reference ID: North Wilts

Part-time hours: 20-40 per week

PPE is provided

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