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Community Care Assistant – Thetford

Thetford

Ixworth

Brandon

Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Full/Part time

Manorcourt Homecare

Closing Date: 30/12/21

Community Care Worker – Thetford and surrounding areas

£8.91 to £10.05 per hour plus paid travel time and mileage paid at 24p per mile with enhanced rates for NVQ qualifications

Part Time, Full Time and weekend positions available

A new challenge and bright future awaits you here at Manorcourt Homecare (part of the Healthcare Homes Group) as demand for our homecare services continue to grow. Our amazing carers are striving to ensure our services are available to the most vulnerable. You could be joining them and embark on a career steeped in reward, opportunity and variety while making a huge difference to the lives of others.

In order to join our team, you will need to:

  • Have a naturally caring disposition
  • Treat all service users with dignity, respect and compassion
  • Be a good listener, display empathy and have a ready smile
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Be dedicated, reliable and adaptable
  • Hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle
  • Undergo an enhanced DBS check

We offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay plus mileage and paid travel time
  • Flexible shift patterns – including both full and part time roles (please note that due to the nature of the service, the role does involve working alternate weekends)
  • Guaranteed contracted hours offered
  • 28 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
  • Care experience is not essential – we provide fully paid Induction Training and shadowing to support you gain the skills and knowledge required
  • Free uniform, PPE
  • Pension scheme
  • Company smartphone will be provided
  • Further training and development opportunities including fully funded NVQ’s in Health & Social Care
  • Receive a £500 bonus if you refer a friend to join us (upon completion
    of their probation period)

 

Our teams work across THETFORD, MILDENHALL, BRANDON, NEWMARKET, IXWORTH and BURY ST EDMUNDS and surrounding villages, helping people who wish to retain their independence and remain at home for as long as possible. The duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Basic meal preparation
  • Personal hygiene; showering, bathing, washing
  • Helping people get up each morning and go to bed each evening
  • Provide toileting assistance
  • Light domestic duties
  • Attend social calls, book and accompany to appointments
  • Shopping either with or on behalf of service users

 

Full PPE provisions are provided and procedures are in place to ensure our carers are protected. We also provide EAP (Employee Assistance Program). Covid testing is strictly adhered to, we also support and actively encourage all front line staff to have been fully vaccinated.

 

This is the perfect time to join Manorcourt Homecare so if you share in our values, offer commitment and dedication, we would welcome your application stating your location.