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Female Home Care Assistant- Redbridge

Location
East London & Essex Home Care, Redbridge, Redbridge, Greater London, IG4 5

Employment Type
Part Time

Salary
£10.20 - £10.72 + Travel plus Mileage
Hourly

Contact Type
Permanent

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Do you want to work for a multi award-winning organisation that genuinely looks after its employees? We’re looking for Home Care Assistants to help us deliver exceptional care to our clients in the Redbridge area. We’re offering excellent rates of pay (between £10.20 – £10.72 per hour) and travel time paid at £3.00 per hour, plus some great benefits. This role requires someone with a Full UK driving licence and access to a car for work is essental.

There is a genuine occupational reason under the sex discrimination act 1974, that we require female carers for this role.

This post is for 20 hours per week working Friday's, Saturday's & Sunday's and will include some split shifts between the hours of 7am-10pm. There will also be the opportunity to pick up extra week day shifts to cover absences (please indicate in your application what hours you are available to work). 

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths, bringing their own unique perspectives and individuality to their roles.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll visit clients in their homes, helping them to live independently and with dignity. Though this is mainly a lone working role, you’ll enjoy support from colleagues with your smartphone which we will provide you with. Your role will involve helping with:

  • Personal care, bathing and administering medication
  • Light cleaning, laundry and shopping
  • Cooking or heating of meals
  • Social calls

This post is part-time working 20 hours per week, working split shifts including days and evenings (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays). There will also be the opportunity to pick up extra week day shifts to cover absences (please indicate in your application what hours you are available to work).

What we’re looking for

You’ll be naturally caring, with the ability to clearly communicate with other team members. You’ll be confident using your initiative and will have previous care experience (through employment or life experience). You’ll also need:

  • Your own reliable car (we can offer car loans at preferential rates)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Business Use car insurance

Why you’ll love working with us

No matter how old or young you are, if you want to make a difference where it’s needed most, see what we have to offer. We provide highly competitive rates of pay: £10.20 – £10.72 per hour for weekdays, increasing to £11.57 after 8pm. Bank Holidays are paid at either double time or time and half + a day off in lieu. On top of this, you’ll get some excellent benefits including 4% employer contribution pension, childcare vouchers, and a generous mileage allowance for work.

If you want a job that makes a real difference to people’s lives then this is the job for you. Come and work for one of the best companies in the Care industry – apply today!

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths, bringing their own unique perspectives and individuality to their roles.

Why you'll love working with us

No matter how young or old you are, if you want to make a real difference in people's lives, we'll reward you for your hard work and dedication. On top of providing some of the most competitive pay rates in the care industry, we offer excellent benefits, including:

  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing & staff recognition initiatives
About us

Jewish Care is a communal organisation touching the lives of over 10,000 people every week. We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by enhancing wellbeing and inspiring them to stay connected to their community. We provide a variety of health and social care services to meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations, including older people, those with mental health needs, Holocaust survivors, people living with dementia and people with disabilities.

We employee 1,100 staff and 3,000 volunteers from multicultural backgrounds who work together to enrich vulnerable people's lives in a positive and caring way. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we are proud of how our staff have responded and the agility they have shown to ensure we continue to meet changing requirements.

Start the rewarding career you've been wishing for. Apply today!

Please be aware that this vacancy will close once a sufficient number of candidates have been identified.

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