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Join our team of visiting home care assistants for a rewarding career, guaranteed earnings and flexible hours to suit you
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Christies care is a family-run home care specialist with over 30 years’ experience in providing high quality care for people who wish to live independently at home.
We have a range of home care assistant jobs available for new candidates to join our care teams in a growing number of Christies Care branches, offering visiting care services in local communities
What do we look for in a care assistant?
Christies Care lives by its core value, ‘Do as you would be done by’ which is at the heart of everything we do. It is essential that our carers embrace this value too. We provide all the training that you need, all we ask is that you are:
Our carers are required to have the right to work in the UK and ideally hold a full UK driving license.
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What does a care assistant do?
Working as a home care assistant, you will be visiting people in their own homes on a regular basis providing flexible, person-centred care.
Our carers pride themselves on delivering expert care in a friendly and professional manner, encouraging people’s independence and giving them the confidence to do things themselves so that they can continue to live as they wish in their own home.
Your role as a visiting home care assistant will be varied according to your client but will include:
General welfare checks and companionship – a cup of tea and a chat can really make your client’s day.
Personal care – helping to freshen and maintain personal hygiene, continence management and help with hair and make-up, goes a long way to lifting someone’s spirits and retaining their dignity.
Administering medication – overseeing and ensure clients receive medication at the correct time of day.
Mobility support – we provide essential moving and handling training so carers can operate safely and clients feel secure.
Cooking and housekeeping – light housekeeping and planning and preparation of meals.
Shopping and delivering medication – essential help for those whose physical or mental health restricts their access to the local community.
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Recruitment FAQs for visiting home care assistants
We provide free training prior to the commencement of your work as a home care assistant with Christies Care. We make sure that you are fully equipped and confident to support any of our clients at home.
Our training course has been devised so that if you are completely new to care, you will learn everything you need to know and if you have experience, that is a bonus.
For those who do have prior experience it is important to recognise that different companies have different policies and it is always beneficial to have a refresher of what you already know before going out to care for your clients.
You will be paid mileage. Please speak to our team for more details on 01728 605060.
We do ask that you are happy to work alternate weekends and some evenings as necessary. We have a dedicated team arranging shift patterns and we always try to be flexible. There are always high demand periods and we have to make sure that these are sufficiently covered.
We look after a variety of clients with a range of different care needs, take a look at the
Home Care Services section of our site for more detail on the type of care we provide.
We offer work on an employed basis. Speak to our dedicated team for more detail on 01728 605060.
No, but don’t worry, we know how to help you.
We are unable to accept a valid current DBS certificate if it is not on the update service. You can put it on the update service yourself or we can help you create a new one for a fee. Please see speak to our team for details.