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Care Assistants - Launceston

We're currently recruiting Care Assistants to cover Launceston and the surrounding areas!


Job Description & Responsibilities

Due to continued growth, we're looking for kind, compassionate, enthusiastic people to join our friendly team of carers.

We offer FULL and PART TIME hours with flexibility to suit you. We do prefer it if you have a driving license.

You will enjoy visiting service users in their own homes to ensure they get the helping hand and care they need to keep them safe and supported at home.

You will be expected to:

  • Support our service users in their day to day living
  • Help with toileting, washing, dressing, meal times and medication
  • Accompanying to appointments, shops, events and days out
  • Being a familiar face, making someone feel comfortable and safe in your presence
  • Providing companionship and improving lives wherever possible

Requirements

  • Ideally previous experience within a care capacity would be ideal bu this is NOT essential as  full training is given
  • You must be a driver with a valid driving licence, ideally with access to car, though pool cars available
  • Be able to work every other weekend
  • Friendly, trustworthy and caring nature
  • Able to work shifts of 7am-2pm and 4pm-10pm or one or the other, though flexibility is possible dependent on circumstances and skills

What we offer

  • Hourly rate of £10.40
  • Full training from our in-house trainer and other externally accredited sources
  • Company paid development from starter Level 2 through to LMA
  • Use of pooled company vehicles or good mileage allowance
  • Uniforms and all materials provided
  • Competitive remuneration with weekend/bank holiday enhancements
  • Health advice & support
  • 24-hour medical line and telephone counselling
  • Company paid social events
  • Employment-assist programme
  • Annual training bonus
  • Generous refer-a-friend scheme
  • Progression opportunities

How to apply

You can all and talk to us at the Launceston office on: 01566 775960


You can download our application form, complete it and email it back to: launcestonoffice@westcountrycare.com  

 DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM (WORD DOCUMENT)


You can apply via our job application on Facebook here.

However you apply we look forward to hearing from you!

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