Weekend Care Assistant

Website hiscguildford Home Instead Guildford & Woking

Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s leading provider of domiciliary care, live-in care, non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With passionate and motivated staff, award winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalised support. Our team has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission and we have been rated as a ‘5-star employer’ by WorkBuzz.
Job Description
We are looking for people with kind and compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference to the quality of life for our senior clients. Do you think you have what it takes to join our team in the Guildford area of Surrey? As a CAREGiver (Domiciliary Carer), the care you provide will enable our clients to remain independent and safe in their own homes.

You will have a willingness to learn and full training and support will be provided to the successful applicant.

You will have a passion for supporting others and pride yourself on delivering an outstanding service. You will be friendly, reliable, trustworthy and respectful. You will be comfortable spending time in the company of others. Full PPE is provided.

Our CAREGiver team come from a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience. We have full-time, part-time and weekend only carers. Many CAREGivers work their role with us around other employment or around family commitments. Some of our team are starting their career in care whereas others are semi-retired and still wish to be active in their community.

The three main aspects of our role are companionship, home help and personal care. You will be willing to provide all of these services as we do not differentiate between our clients’ needs. A few of examples of each aspect are listed below:

Companionship: Taking a client to the shops; accompanying to doctor’s appointments; going for a walk; having a chat over a coffee.

Home help: Tidying and washing up; meal preparation; feeding and looking after pets; vacuuming.

Personal Care: Helping your client in and out of bed; changing their clothes; helping them use the toilet; assisting with showering, bathing or pad changes.

We offer:

We will support you gain a qualification in NVQ Adult Health and Social Care after a period of service, if desired
Excellent rates of pay
Travel time and paid mileage
Free DBS check
Pension scheme
Ongoing training and support
Employee Assistance Programme
Staff discount portal
Discretionary bonuses
The requirements we ask of you are:

You are aged 18 or over
You are a driver with your own car
You live in, or near, Guildford
You can work a minimum of 6 hours per weekend
Be willing, after training, to provide personal care to our clients
Additional Information
If you have a passion for caring and the motivation to help us achieve our ambitions, we would love to hear from you.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead Senior Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.

To apply for this job please visit www.homeinstead.co.uk.