Home Care Assistant (NOR42397)

Home Care Assistant

Northampton – £9.50- £12.60 per hour – Weekly Pay – Mileage Paid *

Flexible hours offered either full or part time

Are you looking for a career change? Would you like to work within care, across a broad and diverse range of needs whilst also completing your Care Certificate, with the opportunity to work towards your NVQ? We are looking for a dynamic and outgoing individual with a flair for person centred support and a passion to deliver exceptional standards of care.

We offer full training including paid shadow shifts, fully funded NVQ’s and support for those wishing to embark on a career within Health and Social Care.

We have an exciting vacancy within the local Northampton area for a Care Assistant to join our team and develop their care skills, working alongside our branch team. We are currently looking for a care assistant to visit our service users and assist them with medication, meal support, personal care, and socialising.

You would be supporting individuals to live independently within their own homes and would be allocated consistent hours with advance rosters around your flexible availability. We require support in the early mornings, evenings and during the weekend (working availability required for every other weekend). Due to the location and travel requirements across Northampton, a driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential.

Your role will include:

  • Prompting and administering medication
  • Helping with the preparation of meals and drinks
  • Assisting with activities of daily living such domestic duties and personal care
  • Assisting individuals to access the community
  • Working as a wider team to deliver individualised care and support, including care calls which are on a 2:1 basis to support need
  • Maintaining and updating reports such as care plans and medication charts
  • Being employed as a Carer by us means:

  • Consistent clients with scheduled visits
  • Advance rosters available
  • Comprehensive Care and Support Plans written closely with the service users and their families
  • A supportive working environment with ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Enhanced rates of pay on bank holidays, weekends and after 8pm each day
  • 24/7 support from the branch team including an Out Of Hours telephone service
  • Continued professional development to support you and your career, including fully funded NVQ levels 2 and 3, together with face-to-face support from trained care staff and supervisors
  • Free uniform, DBS and PPE
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee assistance line – available 24/7 and fully confidential for our staff
  • You will be paid for post-employment eLearning at £9.50 per hour
  • We’re looking for:

  • Individuals who can demonstrate, at interview stage held on Teams, a willingness and clear drive to complete training requirements and a passion to provide care for others
  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to task prioritise, multi-task and organise
  • Ability to demonstrate working standards in line with Prestige Nursing & Care’s values and ethos
  • Strong communication skills
  • A driver’s licence & your own car is essential
  • Good professional and personal references
  • We want to make life better for more people. As a Care Assistant you’ll be joining us in our continued efforts to make life better for our clients. We want to make life better for you too, so you will have a contract of employment and all the support and development you need to thrive in your role and developing your career.