Children's Care Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: £14 to £14.5 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 June 2024
Location: CA28 0BF
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Alcedo Care
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: CA - WhitehavenJUNE-46358

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Care Assistant: Alcedo Care

Pay Rates starting from £14.00 per hour PLUS Pension Plus Holiday Pay

Please note this role is currently open to drivers only.

Alcedo Care has been rated top 20 homecare provider in the UK for 3 years in a row by our clients, a testament to the work of our amazing care teams. We’re a family-owned company and operate with family values at the heart of everything we do.

Our complex care packages give you the opportunity to work with children and adults both in their own homes and out in community. Supporting them with their daily needs and engaging in both physical and educational enrichment activities tailored to each client. You will be required to work within west Cumbria including Workington, Whitehaven, Maryport, Cockermouth and the surrounding areas.

At Alcedo Care your role may involve:

Supporting with community outings

Managing Challenging behaviour

Severe autism or learning difficulties.

Mental health support

Medication assistance

Personal care

Why Alcedo Care?

Working with Alcedo Care, open’s you to a world of benefits including:

Paid Mileage on top of your hourly rate

Paid holidays and company pension

Ongoing training with the opportunity to progress onto NVQ qualifications.

Free mental well-being and management support

Rewards and paid refer are fiend scheme!

Flexible rotas and shift patterns that work for you

What do I need to have to be successful?

Hold a full valid UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

Be available to work on a weekend on weekend off basis.

Have excellent communication and people skills.

A willingness to take on challenges and new experiences.

Be confident working with both children and adults in community settings.

Pass an enhanced DBS background check.

Previous experience in care is desirable but not always necessary. Please note you must be over 18 years of age to apply due to the nature of our roles.

If this sounds like the role for you apply today and one of our dedicated recruiters will be in touch upon reviewing your application.

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