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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021


Dorset, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £10 - £12/hour

St Jude's Care are currently recruiting Care Assistants  - full and part time hours available. 

Are you an enthusiastic individual with empathy and compassion who wants to make a difference? if so we would love to hear from you!

No previous experience is required (as training is provided) just the desire to work in the care industry and a full valid drivers licence

We have vacancies for full and part time care assistants from 16 hours per week to full time or just evenings and weekends!

Ask any experienced St Jude's Care Assistant and they'll probably say that this is one of the most rewarding experiences they have ever had.

Our domiciliary work is predominately within Weymouth and surrounding areas.

What will be required of you?

To provide support and encouragement and maximise independence in household tasks and personal care including:
Domestic chores which could include making and changing beds, general housework e.g. dusting, polishing and hoovering, shopping, budgeting, preparing and cooking meals, pet care and laundry
Personal care tasks which could include assistance with personal hygiene, oral care, hair care, continence, washing, dressing
Safe administration of medication (including creams) in accordance with individual care plans and risk assessments
Day time occupation, activities and leisure pursuits relating to individual's choices, preferences and hobbies. This could include shopping and supporting clients to attend appointments where necessary
Why work for St Jude's Care?

Use of one of our St Jude's Care pool cars (with fuel provided) for care calls (no travel costs or wear and tear on your own vehicle)
Competitive pay rates of up to £12 per hour. Average Care Worker pay in excess of £10 per hour. Bank holiday enhancements
Accrued holiday pay
Refer a friend bonus scheme
Agreed weekly working pattern including weekend on/weekend off arrangement (to provide work/life balance
Full or part time hours from 20 to 30+ hours per week
Full ongoing training within a friendly, supportive environment with access to national qualifications including Health and Social Care QCF Level 2 and 3.
24/7 support including emergency out of hours
Rota's organised so travel time is kept to a minimum

St Jude's Care prides itself on providing first class care for every client within their own home. Our clients have a range of needs from mental health, learning disabilities and palliative care through to just wanting companionship. Our aim is to make sure our clients can remain in their own home. With the right care we can help them keep their independence and maintain their dignity.

If you have a valid driving licence and have the passion to deliver high quality care, then we would like to hear from you - for further information call Janie on (phone number removed)
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