Care Assistant

Job Type:

Permanent

Salary:

£9 - £20 Per Hour

Location:

There is a reason why 11 of our Care Assistants have been with us for over 10 years… we respect, value and listen to all of our Care Assistants and provide a friendly and flexible environment for our carers to work in.

With guaranteed hours available, well constructed runs, clients close together so there is minimal travelling time, we have all been carers and every single member of our team from the Co-ordinators to the Director still delivering care, we are a company that leads from the front and listens to its staff. This means we understand the role of Care Assistant better than most businesses and we constantly look to make changes to improve. 

Looking for progression in the future? We fill all our promotions internally, you will have the chance to start your QCF 2 (NVQ) after 6 months, you can then progress to senior carer with training to level 3, taking on specific office based roles or even develop to care coordinator, shift supervisor etc. If you want to progress into other roles outside of Avon Home Carers we will still support you while at university or college by offering a flexible approach to your working pattern.

Our big focus is giving you time to care. Most of our calls average 45 minutes which means you have time to do the most important thing; put a smile on the faces of the people you support in your local community and to do it without being rushed.

With monthly and quarterly competitions, a Christmas hamper raffle, Xmas party for the staff organised by the staff, Care Assistant of the month and always passing on positive feedback from our clients – we know how to look after our Care Assistants

How we reward/support our Care Assistants:

·      £9 weekdays

·      £9.25 – £9.70 weekends

·      Double pay on Xmas and Easter

·      25p mileage

·      Paid Training

·      Good supply of biscuits and cake!

·      Outstanding training and opportunities to progress

We are a flexible employer and understand that everyone has different circumstances – if you are looking for part time or full time work we can accommodate your needs.

If you are new to care then don’t worry. We provide amazing training and on-going support for all of our Care Assistants. If you are looking to progress your career then we are keen to support staff to do QCFs or progress internally in the business.

We find that people from the following background make great Care Assistants – Teaching Assistant, Hair Dresser, Nursery Assistant, Retail assistants, Charity / Volunteering, Police, Cleaners and Nurses. People with office jobs also find it can offer additional income across evenings and weekends.

If you would like to join a company that values its Care Assistants and changes people’s lives every day, then please click the apply button and send us your CV. Our friendly Recruitment team will then be in touch to say hello!