Offering care services across England, we enable our clients to live safely and independently at home. We care for the elderly and support young adults and children. Our specialisation is in nursing and complex care services.
We are urgently looking for good quality Weekend Care Assistants to join our expanding team. Duties involve helping our valued clients with personal care tasks and household duties.
To work in and around the local area, providing care to people within their own home - assignments include providing personal care and/or support and companionship as required, to more complex care such as supporting people with Dementia, spinal and acquired brain injuries and M.S.
We are proud to offer you:
Weekly pay with competitive hourly rates
Flexible working and a variety of work matched to your skills and interests
Working with a local team at a local branch
Ongoing training and development
Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 365 days a year which offers a free confidential and information support service
"Your Prestige" Benefits and Rewards package (including 4% discount at Tesco, 5% discount at Argos and many more)
Free uniform and DBS cost refunded *conditions apply*
Accrued holiday pay
Minimum of 6 months recent experience preferred but not essential
Duties of the Job
Prompting medication (care workers)
Assist with activities of daily living, domestic duties & personal care
Ensure health, safety and welfare of clients
Record Keeping - maintaining up to date reports such as care plans
Provide complex care
Provide personalised care & support
Respect the individuality and confidentiality of each client
To communicate effectively
Job Specific Requirements
A caring disposition
Ability to prioritise tasks
Ability to work on own initiative
Excellent communication skills
Professional, friendly and a willing disposition
Reliable and trustworthy
Smart and professional appearance
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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 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.