Night Care Assistant (RED35179)

Location: Redhill
Salary: £11.00 - £14.00 ph
Type of Work: Temporary, Full time
Closing Date: 12/05/2021

Community Care Assistant - Nights
Redhill | Merstham | Epsom | Dorking | Guilford
Great rates of pay & Company benefits

Are you a night owl? Have you been unfulfilled in your job, maybe feeling under appreciated with your current employer?
Are you on the search for a new career path but do not know where to get started?

We are looking for attentive Care assistants to join us on the night shift. We offer flexibility with shifts and hours to work around your schedule.

What are you waiting for?.... Apply today and book an interview, we can discuss what you're looking for in your career moving forward!

About Prestige Nursing + Care

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.

In return for your hard work you will receive:

  • Competitive hourly rates of pay - paid weekly
  • Flexible working and a variety of work matched to your skills & interests
  • Working with a local team at a local branch with employee of the month opportunities
  • Working for a company that invest in their team with ongoing training & 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 discounts at Tesco, Argos and many more)
  • Free uniform and DBS cost refunded *conditions apply*
  • Accrued holiday pay

Prestige Nursing + Care offers you a better way to work in care: local, flexible, valued.

Our goal is to make a positive difference to our clients' lives with every visit.

We support clients with many different needs every day including:

  • Helping with daily life - shopping, preparing drinks and meals
  • Personal care - assisting with washing, personal hygiene, dressing and grooming
  • Supporting social activities - local support groups, visiting friends and neighbours
  • Working alongside local Social Services and Community Health Teams
  • For some clients, we provide more specialised nursing or support care.

If you can provide us with:

  • 6 months' paid experience in care within the UK - (Not essential, at Prestige we like to give all candidates the same opportunity - Training is provided for those who are genuinely willing to learn with the right attitude!)
  • A full driving licence is essential for some roles, not all
  • 2 professional references

We're also seeking people who are:

  • Passionate about providing care and genuinely want to make a difference to our Client's lives - even with no experience
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Have a 'hands on' and 'can do' attitude

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.

By submitting your details, you acknowledge that Prestige Nursing + Care is collecting, processing, and using your personal data for managing your application and establishing an applicant database. For more information, please visit our Applicant Policy.



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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.