Care Assistant - Nights (PET34926)

Location: Peterborough
Salary: £9.25 - £12.24 ph
Type of Work: Permanent, Part time
Closing Date: 26/04/2021

Care Assistant - Peterborough - Weekly Pay

Ongoing Nights available working with Client's in their own homes in the Peterborough and surrounding areas.

We want to make life better for more people. As a Care Assistant you'll join us in our continued efforts to make life better for our clients. And we want to make life better for you, by ensuring you have all the support and development you need to thrive in your role and developing your career.

Prestige Nursing & Care has provided home care for over 75 years and we have 33 local offices in England and Scotland. We look after a variety of clients in their own homes and we also work with local care homes, nursing homes and the NHS. We care for children, young adults and the elderly. Some may have dementia, Alzheimer's, challenging behaviours or other complex needs.

The safety of our clients and frontline staff is at the forefront of everything we do. We have endless stock of PPE and you will have access to weekly Covid-19 testing. You can attend our 'Virtual' Interviews and Training and will be supported 24/7 by our branches.

What we offer:

  • Flexibility
  • Refer a Friend up to £150!
  • Reward and recognition
  • Free uniform, DBS, and PPE
  • Holiday Pay
  • Career Progression Pathways
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • 24/7 support

What we're looking for:

  • 6 Month's experience working in the care sector
  • A driver's licence is an advantage but not a requirement
  • Minimum of 2 satisfactory references
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Empathetic approach
  • Basic IT Skills (elearning & electronic record keeping)

Your role will include:

  • Personal Care includes - washing, dressing, bathing, toileting
  • Medication support
  • Meal preparation and assistance
  • Social stimulation support
  • Supporting clients to appointments and outings

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Jobs FAQs

What shifts or rotas are available for professional carers?

Our branches have a wide variety of hours and rotas which means it’s possible to find shifts that fit in with your life situation, whether you want a full time role or are just looking for a few hours a week. All that we ask is that you commit to the hours you can do two weeks in advance.

Do I need care experience to join?

Six months’ professional care experience is ideal - such as a domiciliary carer, care assistant, homecare worker, support worker or healthcare assistant. However, if you are new to care some branches do offer training leading to care certificates, so please contact the recruitment team to discuss on 0808 239 9716

Do I need a driving licence?

A full clean driving is required for some roles, but not all. Job roles normally state if a driving licence is required, but if you are unsure then please contact the recruitment team on 0808 239 9716.

What pre-employment checks do you do?

To join Prestige Nursing & Care as a professional carer you will be required to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, unless you are registered with the update service.

We can help you apply via your local branch. When you work with children and vulnerable adults a DBS check is a legal requirement. Find out more about DBS checks: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service/about.

We also require two professional references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.

Finally, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, NI number, ID and proof of address. Your recruiter will talk you through all requirements and support you all the way.

What training do I need to complete before starting work?

You will need to complete both online e-learning modules and virtual training via Microsoft Teams. This is very flexible and can be completed from home as long as you have a compatible device. Find out more about the training we offer.

Is the training free?

Yes, the training is completely free.

Do you offer regular patterns of work?

Yes, our branches offer a wide variety of hours and shift patterns.

Will I be employed by Prestige Nursing & Care?

You would become a member of our team with a contract for services. You would still be eligible for things like SSP and holiday, as well as a NEST workplace pension.

How old do you have to be to work as a carer?

You need to be 18 years old to join our care team and there is no upper age limit.

How often will I get paid?

We pay all our professional carers weekly.