Care Assistant - Children

Posted 21 December 2021
SalaryUp to £14.89 per hour
LocationTaunton
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ReferenceTAUCC-PCA-TAUN-DEC21
ContactNorth Devon Somerset Complex

Job description

Is building meaningful and lasting relationships with the people you care for important to you?

Many vulnerable individuals in your community need health and social care to enable them to live a safe and fulfilling life in their own home. By working with us as a Care Assistant in Taunton, Bridgwater and the surrounds, you can help them to make the most of every day.

In this role, you will be working in the homes of children to assist with various complex healthcare needs. Your various duties will include aiding with personal care tasks, feeding and PEG care, posture care, trips into the community, social integration activities and day-to-day tasks such as dressing.

In return you will receive

  • A competitive remuneration of up to £14.89 per hour, including holiday pay
  • Take control of when you get paid with instant Flexi Pay
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis
  • Access to Newcross World, a new world of learning, to manage skills, learn new ones and unlock new opportunities in the care sector
  • Access to NHS registered GPs and mental health support to avoid waiting for NHS appointments
  • Free DBS and uniform

Flexi Pay!

Want to choose when you get paid? All you need to do is submit your timesheets through our app, HealthForceGo, and you'll be able to instantly withdraw up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts. Weekends and bank holidays are included!

Here’s what you’ll need to apply

You'll need at least 3 months experience of caring professionally or for a loved one, a valid certificate in Moving and Handling and the right to live and work in the UK. We also expect you to demonstrate our core values of positivity, trustworthiness, respectfulness, understanding, kindness, and calmness on every shift. Access to your own vehicle would be beneficial, but is not a requirement.

Please note: To work in a care home in England from 11 November 2021, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

Apply now and start within a week!