Service Care Solutions Ltd

Care Assistant

Care Assistant - Colchester

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a housing association based in the Colchester area who require a care and support assistant to join their team on a temp to perm basis.

No previous experience is required for this role as full training will be provided.

A full UK Driving License and own transport is essential, travel expenses will be paid by the employer.

The Role:

  • Provide personal care for the customer, assisting with personal care tasks where necessary,

  • e.g.

    personal hygiene,continence management,dressing,assisting with medication.

  • To ensure that all records are kept up to date to ensure compliance.

  • Record all actions / tasks undertaken at each visit on the care plan sheet.

  • Take account of and regularly review health and safety hazards and risks within the customer's home.

  • To liaise with family members, friends and other professionals as and when appropriate.

  • Have conversations with our customers to make a service that makes a difference to their lives

  • Record the support provided and your interactions with our customers at each visit.

  • Work with the customers' family members, friends and other professionals as and when appropriate to ensure that their goals are being met and they are happy with the support we provide.

What we are looking for:

  • No experience is required for this position as full training will be provided.

  • Full UK Driving License with own vehicle

  • Good communication and social skills

The Package:

  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday (bank holidays worked are paid double time)

  • Option to buy 5 days extra annual leave

  • Contributory pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Bupa Healthcare

  • Free Employee Assistance Programme

  • Paid mileage

  • Full shift pay - this includes travel / wait time

  • We pay for your initial and ongoing DBS checks

  • Uniform, PPE, and mobile phone provided

  • A comprehensive induction programme

  • Ongoing funded training to support you in your role as well as personal development to specialise in your chosen area of care and support.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to or call Lauren on 01772 208967.

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