Care Assistant

  • New Forest, United Kingdom
  • 09 Mar, 2017
Full time Health & Social Care

Job Description

Bluebird Care (New Forest) are currently recruiting for health care assistants to support customers so they can remain living in their own homes for as long as they require. You must have a full  driving licence and your own transport. You will need to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.

At Bluebird Care, we care passionately about our Care Assistants as well as our Customers.

Pay from £8.40/hr onwards (£10.25 weekends, £15 Bank Holidays) for contact time + travel time at £7.80/hr and 30p per mile fuel, from first visit to last visit + holiday pay accrued.

Summary of Care Assistant / Care Worker position

To provide each customer with a high quality of care, that is respectful, dignified and encourages independence whilst adhering to the customer’s care and support plan. Document and report all relevant customer care information using an interactive system maximising visibility of care to the customer’s family.

Duties and responsibilities

Depending on the needs of your customer, you may be required to support them with:

their personal care


meal preparation

use of aids and personal equipment

social support including companionship

Working as a Care Assistant within the Bluebird Care (New Forest) team you will document and report all relevant customer information, and comply with the business guidelines and policies at all times.

This list is not exhaustive and from time to time you may be asked to undertake additional duties.

In return, we will support your career pathway and promise to:

Deliver a full 4-day Skills Assessment and Induction for everyone that joins us as a Care Assistant.

Give you opportunities to work alongside experienced and dedicated care workers that will help you in your new position.

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Provide flexible working hours (part-time, full-time, waking nights), which must include a minimum of 2 evenings and every other weekend.

Provide smart phone technology that enables you to see your roster in advance.

Provide continual opportunities for your development including QCF 2,3.

28 days paid holiday.

Provide team support, even when you’re visiting customers on your own.

Offer you corporate membership rates at your local leisure centre.

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