Care Assistant | Flexible Work | Pentwyn – Rumney, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Area: Rumney
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £55 - £120 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: At home care & support
  • Posted:
  • Benefits: Enhanced weekend pay, Paid travel time & mileage

Job Description

If you are looking for a rewarding career that gives something back to your community and are able to provide crucial support to vulnerable people then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

The COVID pandemic has hit many of us hard in many different ways, those who already felt lonely are now more isolated than ever, and those who were already living with life restricting illness are now more restricted – Can you help? With us you can!

Job Specification

As a member of our Home Care team, you will;

  • Support our Service Users to remain independent in their own homes
  • Join an experienced team
  • Have regular, yet flexible work around your current commitments
  • Receive support to obtain your registered Care Worker status
  • Have support from a dedicated Care Co-ordinator

What you’ll receive:

  • New starter bonus
  • Paid mileage, travel and waiting time
  • Full time / Par time hours and set shifts
  • £9 per hour, increasing if Social Care Wales registered
  • £10 per hour on weekends
  • Full visits/calls paid, not minute by minute
  • 2 weekends off per month

You will need to:

  • Have a full driving license
  • Have access to your own vehicle
  • Travel within the community to provide care
  • Commit to weekly shifts (e.g 06:45-15:00 & 16:30-22:30)
  • Be aged over 18

Your role:

No 2 days will ever be the same because we are working with our Service Users to support them to live their fullest life, and are lead by their care needs. Your role will be varied and wide reaching; Some Service Users will require support with washing and bathing, and others may need support with meal preparation or their medication. From supporting with morning routines to sharing a story or a crossword, as a Care Assistant you definitely wont be bored.

About you:

Previous experience in the care sector would be advantageous but isn’t essential as we provide full training and support to all of our staff, including a comprehensive induction.

You must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, be kind, compassionate and committed to delivering the very best level of care. If this is you, we would love to hear from you!

Additional information:

  • Weekly pay
  • Flexible work pattern
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Support to achieve QCF levels 2 and 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Holiday pay
  • Free uniform

Get in touch:

If you’re interested in becoming a Care Assistant or have any questions, please get in touch for an informal chat. www.ndcare.co.uk/contact-us or call us to speak to our specialist recruitment team on 02920827583

What ND Care & Support offers:

  • Regular work
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Travel time, waiting time and mileage payments
  • Full paid visits, not minute by minute
  • Free PPE & uniform
  • Support to achieve Social Care Wales Registration
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Supportive management
  • Free access to wellbeing events and webinars
  • Access to high street and travel discounts
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Excellent career progression

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