Care Assistant (YOR35450)

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary: £9.00 - £11.00 ph
Type of Work: Permanent, Full time
Closing Date: 26/05/2021

Care assistant - Haxby area of York

Full Time - 07:00 - 14:00 x 7 days per week

Homecare experience is essential

Drivers are required

£9.00 - £11.00 per hour (£13.22 on Bank Holidays)

Prestige Nursing & Care York are recruiting for an experienced Healthcare Assistant to be part of our lovely team in York assisting and caring for our client in the Haxby area.

Our client has Multiple Sclerosis who requires an experienced carer to assist and support with their day-to-day needs.

Experience and responsibilities in the following are required but are not limited to;

  • Personal Care
  • Manual Handling
  • Bowel Care Routines and complex care delivery
  • Catheter Care
  • Administration of Medications
  • Experience in household responsibilities, such as cleaning, cooking, shopping etc.
  • Support whilst out in the Community

We offer:

  • £9.00 - £11.00 per hour
  • Access to weekly Covid-19 testing and support from your local branch throughout the current pandemic
  • PPE
  • Weekly pay
  • Free Training before you start working with us and access to our great online learning
  • Continued professional development to support you and your career including clinical delegations and support
  • Discount scheme with brands well known retail brands
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free uniform and DBS
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Working closely with your local branch and enhancing your complex experience skill set
  • Employee assistant line - available 24/7 and fully confidential for our staff

What we require:

  • A minimum of 1 years' worth of UK paid Care Assistant Experience
  • A full UK Driving Licence and access to your own vehicle
  • 2x Satisfactory Employment References
  • Reliability
  • Ability to manage a household environment an advantage.

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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.