Talented Care Assistants (RED35180)

Location: Crawley
Salary: £9.50 - £14.00 ph
Type of Work: Permanent, Full time
Closing Date: 12/05/2021

Community Care Assistants
£9.50 - £14.00 per hour
Weekday and Weekend work!

Do you have a talent in the care industry?

We are looking for experienced care assistants to join our expanding team working with clients in the local area. Apply today for interviews in April!

Do you live in the following areas? - Crawley | Horley | Smallfield | Lingfield | East Grinstead | Horsham

At Prestige, we pride ourselves on being flexible, to suit you, us, and our clients.

Could this be your only job? Could you fit it around the school run or are you a night owl available for the nightshift… Regardless of your situation, if you have got the right attitude, we want to see your CV!

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

We have a fantastic training programme our candidates go through to ensure all our members have the best knowledge to complete the job to the highest level .

We help our Clients with:

  • Personal care + hygiene
  • Food shopping, preparing meals and drinks
  • Helping with daily life, general tasks
  • Supporting social activities
  • Being a friendly face and someone to talk to

What we expect from you:

  • 6 months paid experience in care, in the UK
  • Be caring and compassionate about providing a high level standard of care to all our clients
  • 2 professional references
  • To be reliable, organised and balanced
  • To have a 'hands on approach' and keen to learn new skills

What you can expect from us:

  • Flexible working hours - paid WEEKLY!
  • A range of perks and discounts - shopping with Tesco, River Island, Argos and many more!
  • Working with a local team at your designated branch, with employee of the month opportunities
  • We invest in our employees with training and on going development
  • Free uniform and DBS check
  • Accrued holiday pay

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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.