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Kickstart - Trainee Care Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 14 October 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 10 December 2021
Location: Hastings, TN377EJ
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000342067

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Care at Home Services (South East) Ltd

JOB SUMMARY
We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Trainee Community Carers to join our amazing team!

You will be assisting and supporting our clients with daily living tasks, which include personal care, cooking, community visits, to help them stay independent.


About you:
You need to be self-motivated and use your own initiative.
You must enjoy working with older people and be able to have empathy with them.
Ability to work as part of a team is essential, as is providing an outstanding level of care.
Being well organised, adaptable and approachable in your role.
Able to remain calm under pressure and in challenging/stressful situations.

Day to Day duties:
Must be willing to support clients with personal care washing/dressing/toileting needs.
Assist with meal preparation.
Shopping and light domestic duties.
Support with medication.

If you're looking for a fantastic opportunity, with a company that provides excellent pay rates, this could be the role for you!
Care at Home Services (South East) Ltd was formed in 1993, as a privately owned, independent family company supplying care at home within the local areas of Bexhill, Hastings and St Leonard's.

Over the years, further offices have been added across East Sussex and Kent, and the company is now one of the leading providers of care to service users funded by East Sussex and Kent County Councils, as well as having a very substantial private client base core.

Today, our six local offices and four extra care settings employ more than 500 people who look after over 1800 adults in need of care at home, living throughout Sussex and Kent.

Although the business has grown substantially, its founding principle remains the same since inception: to provide the best possible standards of care so that those who want to, can remain living independent lives in the comfort and security of their own homes.

SKILLS NEEDED
Caring and Passionate individuals that want to make a difference to peoples lives.

NVQ Level two or equivalent in Health and Social Care would be and advantage but its not essential

WORKING HOURS
Flexible days - Flexible hours

HOURLY RATE
£11.15 Weekdays and £11.65 Weekends

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
We offer a 3 day induction to all new employees, They also go shadowing with existing Carers, Branch Managers, Care Coordinators and Field Care Supervisors are available for Coaching and Mentoring.

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