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Experienced Home Care Assistant

Experienced Home Care Assistant (Driver Essential)
PerCurra - Nottingham
£7.50 - £8.30 an hour - Permanent

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Location: Nottingham - Rushcliffe Area

Salary: £7.50 to £8.30 per hour - depending on your qualifications and experience plus travel time (paid at National Living Wage rate) plus mileage for travel.

Part time or full-time permanent roles are available (from 10 to 37.5 hours per week) to meet various aspects of this role.

PerCurra require an Experienced Care Assistant to support a professional gentleman in the Rushcliffe area, Nottinghamshire.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with previous care experience to work with and support our client who is a wheelchair user and requires assistance with his personal care in his own home.

Our client is able to make his own decisions and directs his own care. The successful applicant will assist with the physical aspects of his life that he is not able to carry out for himself. He enjoys conversation with his Personal Care Assistants (PCAs), however, the PCA must also respect his privacy when necessary.

Key roles:

Assistance with personal care which includes:

  • Washing and dressing
  • Skin care
  • Continence - bowel and bladder care
  • Assistance with food and drink preparation
  • Assistance with medication
  • Supporting our Client in his work

You will be joining an existing team supporting our client, and client-specific training will be provided to equip you for this role.

Additionally, Percurra provide a 3-day induction course within a 12-week training programme, ongoing training and opportunities to gain recognised national care qualifications.

Essential requirements:

For this role you: MUST HAVE A UK DRIVING LICENCE AND YOUR OWN CAR .

The successful candidate will have previous experience of care work (this could include caring for family members or friends). Experience of providing personal care for clients with physical disabilities would be an advantage, but is not essential as client-specific training will be provided.

PerCurra make sure you are matched with the right client and our client will participate in the interview process.

Hours of work :

The successful candidate will need to be available to work some or all of the following times as a minimum requirement:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday mornings from 08:00-11:30
  • Alternate Saturday and/or Sunday mornings from 08:00-11:30
  • Alternate Saturday nights from 20:00, including sleepover care until 08:00 on Sundays

(Additional hours with other clients are also possible, subject to your availability, between 7 am and 11 pm Monday – Sunday if desired).

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to expand your care skills and experience, please apply.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £7.50 to £8.30 /hour

Required licence or certification:

  • Full UK Driving Licence
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