Care Assistant - Children
We're looking for carers like you!
As a Care Assistant in Plymouth and the surrounds, you'll love the fast-pace and variety that comes with supporting the day-to-day lives of children in their own home. You'll be caring for children as part of waking night shifts and ensuring that they receive high quality care at all times. This role provides you with a unique chance to really grow in your career, take on new responsibilities and enjoy the new relationships that you build each day. You'll form part of a team of health and social care workers.
With Flexi Pay, you are able to instantly withdraw up to 50% of the value of your existing shifts even on weekends and bank holidays!
What we require
With at least 3 months of professional experience, or experience of caring for a loved one, you'll be well-placed to apply. You'll need a valid Moving and Handling certificate and feel comfortable helping service users with limited mobility. The right to work in the UK is a requirement. In addition to your caregiving experience, you should be able to demonstrate occasions where you have exhibited our core values of positivity, trustworthiness, respectfulness, understanding, kindness, and calmness. We'll expect you to uphold these values when on 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.
What you'll benefit from
- Salary of up £15.43 per hour, including holiday pay
- Take control of when you get paid with instant Flexi Pay
- Fixed hours on a rota basis
- Free training opportunities
- Access to virtual appointments with NHS registered GPs and mental health support
- Face to face and telephone counselling to help you when life gets tough
- Free DBS and uniform