Community Carer

Location: Hayle, St. Ives, Penzance
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £8.75 p/h - £9.90 p/h
Date Posted: 23/11/2019
Ref: Penwith Community Carer
Closing Date: 23/01/2020

Penwith Care is a renowned community care company in South Cornwall. We provide domiciliary care and excellent support to over 200 people in the region. Due to the growth we are experiencing as a company, we are constantly on the lookout for carers to join our highly motivated and caring team.

Would you enjoy visiting and helping the less able and support them to be independent? Carers are sometimes the only people they'll see and it can make a massive difference to their day-to-day life, even their week! If you have previous experience within a healthcare capacity or similar or are looking for a change of career, you may be just the person we are looking for being a carer can be a very rewarding role and all training will be provided.

Benefits:
- Enhanced bank holiday and weekend rates
- Paid by shift (including mileage)
- Free Uniform and PPE
- On occasion, pool cars are available for work
- Ongoing training and support
- Support to gain Care Certificate / NVQ 2/ NVQ 3 and any other qualifications
- Support to progress to management level support with NVQ 5
- Full and part time permanent contracts available
- High flexibility in terms of hours available

Responsibilities:
- Supporting service users in their day to day living, ensuring they are safe and comfortable as well as supporting their independence as much as possible
- Helping with toileting, washing, dressing, mealtimes and medication
- Doing the shopping for them or any other tasks that may be more difficult for them
- Being a familiar face, someone to make them feel comfortable and safe in their own homes

Requirements:
- Ideal candidate will possess experience in the health & social sector, however not essential as full training will be provided
- You must be a driver with a valid driving licence, ideally with access to car
- Be able to work every other weekend
- Friendly, trustworthy and caring nature
- Able to work shifts (7am-2pm and 4pm-10pm) or one or the other. Some flexibility is possible depending on circumstances

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Penwith Care Ltd.
71 Fore Street
Hayle
Cornwall
TR27 4DX
Telephone: 01736 797909
Website: https://penwithcare.com