Care Assistant

Cheam, SM3 8QZ

Care Assistant | Cheam, SM3 8QZ

Care Assistant

£13.10 - £14.85 per hour

Permanent, Full Time, Part Time

Cheam, SM3 8QZ

Location: Epsom

 

Since 1989, we’ve supported adults of all ages to maintain their independence and stay in the place they know and love. Because, life is better at home.

We don’t require you to have any previous care experience. All we need from you is a full UK driving license with access to your own car and the desire to care for others, we can teach you the rest.

If you’re looking for a job that can be flexible around your lifestyle there are a variety of shift patterns whether you want to work mornings, afternoons, evenings or weekends.

At Helping Hands, we can offer the following benefits:

  • Two types of contracts: Guaranteed Pay Contract or a flexible zero-hours contract whichever suits your lifestyle
  • Enhanced bank holiday pay rates
  • Paid mileage of 35p per mile between calls
  • Early Pay App – request up to 50% of your pay in advance of pay day
  • Earn up to £100 for referring a friend
  • Opportunities to earn additional cash rewards
  • Our care assistants are directly employed by us giving you access to holiday entitlement and our pension scheme
  • Support to complete nationally recognised qualifications including your Care Certificate and NVQs
  • Your career development is important to us, if you want to progress, we will help you get there!
  • FREE Blue Light Card – national discount card for hundreds of retailers

Being a Care Assistant means you need to be adaptable, kind-hearted and put others first. Your role may include:

  • Providing companionship
  • Support with personal care such as showering, bathing and toileting
  • Helping with mobility around the home
  • Overseeing medication and providing medical support
  • Helping around the house with cleaning, cooking and tidying
  • Running errands such as food shopping or picking up prescriptions

Benefits you can't refuse:

Competitive pay rates

We offer competitive pay rates that are well above the national average for office-based and care roles

Supportive environment

You’ll benefit from expert carer training and the ongoing support of your manager, as well as being part of a friendly care team

Flexible / hybrid working

Dependent on the role, we may be able to offer hybrid or flexible working so that you can work hours that suit your schedule

Mileage paid

Generous mileage allowance paid between care calls or for business travel, ensuring you’re never left out of pocket

Self-development

We love supporting our carers to pursue career progression, and will help you achieve nationally recognised qualifications

Highly rated on Glassdoor

We’re rated 4.1 out of 5 on Glassdoor, with 83% of our employees saying they would recommend us to a friend

Refer-a-friend bonus

With our refer-a-friend scheme, you’ll receive £100 as a thank you when you refer a friend to work for us too (T&Cs apply)

Employee recognition scheme

Every month, we recognise employees who go above and beyond with our company-wide ‘Moments of Kindness’ scheme

Free Blue Light Card

You’ll receive a free Blue Light Card, which gives you access to thousands of amazing online and in-person deals and discounts

‘Its completely flexible’

“From customers to other carers everyone is lovely. We all get along and if we need help it’s always there. I got the hours I asked due to having kids… Read more

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‘It really is a joy to work’

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‘Management always listen’

“Management always listen and try their best to help you, all the staff and customers are lovely and they do their best to work around you”… Read more

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