Location: Brewood
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Hours: Flexible

Benefits:
  • Managerial support
  • Access to training courses
  • Company progression
  • Performance related bonus
  • Company pension scheme.

Caremark Cannock are recruiting Home Care Assistants to join our team. You will assist in caring for customers in their own homes. The successful candidates will be required to travel to and from customers’ homes to undertake personal care and household duties for our customers who may be suffering from mobility problems, Dementia, end of life or they may just need some help getting back to full health after a period in hospital. We are looking for dedicated and reliable people who have an excellent work ethic and a passion for caring for people.

Necessary Skills/Qualifications
  • Good standard of spoken and written English
  • Achieved or willing to study towards NVQ2/Health & Social Care Diploma
  • Driving Licence & Own Transport
  • Excellent communication skills and a good team player

Caremark Cannock is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equal opportunities and it is our policy that no applicant should receive more or less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, nationality, colour, ethnic or national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed or disability.

Additional Information

Principal responsibilities of a Care Assistant are:

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a high quality of care
  • Respect the individuality and confidentiality of each customer
  • To respect the customer’s independence and authority and to treat them at all times with fairness and courtesy
  • Ensure the health, safety and welfare of customers and themselves
  • Assisting customers to get up and/or go to bed
  • Assisting customers with personal hygiene, dressing & undressing, toileting etc.
  • Keeping customers company by day or sitting / waking night in the customer’s home at night providing personal care as required
  • Assisting customers with preparation of meals, or other food and / or beverages
  • Undertake cleaning duties e.g. dusting, vacuuming, sweeping, washing dishes etc.
  • Maintain regular communication with care manager.

Personal attributes

It is considered essential that a Care Assistant possess the following qualities:

  • Self motivated & well organised
  • Flexible
  • Caring, sensitive and supportive to the needs of others
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Good recording and reporting skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

Required education: Secondary education

Required experience: Providing Care – 1 year

Required licence or certification: Driving Licence

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