Care Assistants

We are looking to recruit care assistants to support our clients in their own homes in Tring, Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead.

We have part time positions to support our clients from 7am-2.30pm throughout the week.

We offer different flexible work patterns based around you such as:

– 7am to 2.30pm

– 7am to 11.30am

– 8am to 2.30pm

– 9.30am to 2.30pm

– 11am to 2.30pm

Salary starts at £8.55 per hour (£8.87 with NVQ 2) to £16.20.

You don’t have to have experience as full training (paid) will be given but the most important thing is that you want to make a difference in the lives of others.

We have clients in Tring, Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead so looking for people who can work in these area, who can drive to our client’s homes.

Our care assistants are kind, compassionate, dedicated and caring and this is what we are looking for in applicants. We consider people from different walk of life, with life experience, so you don’t have to have prior care experience as full training will be provided.

Being our Care Assistant will involve helping with activities of daily living such as washing, dressing, eating and drinking etc as well as providing company and companionship throughout the day. By choosing Nash Homecare you will be joining a small family run company, and our friendly supportive team will help you build your skills and confidence to become a great carer, and have fun along the way.

If you join our team, you will benefit from a competitive pay structure starting at £8.55 per hour (£8.87 with NVQ 2) to £16.20 daytime rates, with higher rates for evening and weekend work, which increases after successful completion of a Level 2 qualification in Health and Social care (Adults). You will work in the local community and mileage will be paid for travel between client homes

Benefits:

  • Paid Training
  • Paid Shadowing shifts
  • Fully Funded Training Courses
  • Paid mileage between calls 40p per mile
  • Paid Holiday (pro-rata holidays for part timers)
  • Refer a friend scheme worth £100
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free company mobile phone
  • Free uniform
  • Paid training for your QCF / NVQ
  • Local discounts for carers
  • Local clients
  • Exceptional support from office staff and on-call team

Enhanced pay if you have your NVQ / QCF level 2 in Health and Social Care.

We consider applicants with care experience as well as people looking to get into the Care industry without prior experience as training will be provided before you start.

These are meaningful roles that genuinely help people to live independently. We provide a fully supported new starter training week and also on-going learning and development opportunities including the NVQ / QCF in Health and Social Care.

You will need your own car and a full driving license for this role.

On-call supervisor

We are looking for an On-call Supervisor/Senior Home Care Assistant to join our team to respond to emergency calls from carers and our clients out of hours, as and when they arise.
We are a small, family run domiciliary care company that provide care to adults in their home in Tring, Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead. This role will require you to work primarily from home over the weekend period to cover telephone calls, and if required going out to complete care visits at clients’ homes.
This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience working in the care sector (ideally caring in the community) and would like to take the next development step to get supervisory experience, to broaden care knowledge and skills.
Would be ideal for people who have commitments Monday to Friday in the daytime, but would like a job to make a real difference to people during weekends and evenings.
Working alongside our Care Manager and Care Coordinators, this is a part time role, working alternative weekends. The days and hours that the on-call requires coverage in line with this role are:
• Friday 4pm to 10pm
• Saturday 6.30am to 10pm
• Sunday 6.30am to 10pm
• Monday 6.30am to 8am
There will also be opportunities to be on-call during weekdays to cover holidays or sickness.
Main responsibilities include:
• Taking emergency phone calls from clients and carers
• Updating clients of anything that may impact their visits
• Using on-call tablet reviewing and checking bookings for the evening, morning, weekend
• Checking and responding to emails that have come through on the on-call mailbox
• Using the tablet to monitor and respond all care visit alerts to ensure there are no missed calls or late calls. Ensure all clients and carers are informed of any changes to action alerts.
• Covering short notice absences or emergency situations by ringing, texting and emailing carers
• Communicating in professional manner with carers, clients, clients families, hospital staff, any new business enquiries
• If unable to cover care calls, to go out to complete care calls for clients
• Verifying that all carers working evening shifts are home safely
• Sending daily update emails regarding on call activity and changes to office team
Skills and experience required:
• Strong listening and communication skills – verbal and written
• Ability to work effectively under pressure
• Be confident with mobile working, using IT and emails
• Be highly organised
• Open receiving feedback and further training
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and access to car to cover care calls when needed
• Ideally one year or more working in a community care role
• Health and Social Care qualifications i.e. NVQ level 2 or 3 is desirable
Benefits:
• Competitive rates of pay:
o Weekends (from Friday evening to Monday morning -see hours above): Flat rate of £120.00
o Bank Holidays (all day): Flat rate of £120.00
o Weekday evenings (2pm to 8am): Flat rate of £30.00
o Additional pay for any care calls worked when covering out of hours shifts (starting from £10.00 per hour visits for Saturday and Sundays).
o Paid mileage to cover care calls
• Holiday pay, sick pay and pension
• Full training and support given and to be part of a friendly team/company
• Help shape future on-call operations and processes
If you want job satisfaction from knowing you are making a real difference – come and join our team. Apply now!

We are searching for a Senior Home Care Assistant to come and join our growing team.

This role would be a great step for someone currently working in care that wants career progression, or an experienced senior carer to make a real difference and influence the quality of the care delivered.

Our Senior Home Care Assistants/ Senior Carers take responsibility in ensuring that the service delivers the highest standard of home care to its clients throughout the weekday and weekends. In addition to providing great care to our clients, Senior Home Care Assistants supervise and manage carers to ensure they deliver the highest quality of care out in field.

You will work across three of our locations, Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring.

The working pattern/hours for this role is 4 weekdays (typically 8am to 4pm, and alternative weekends– with flexibility where required.

Reporting to our Care Manager, typical responsibilities of the role include:

  • Covering care visits in clients own homes
  • Completing quality assurance audits with carers such as; spotchecks, competency checks, audits of activity logs and MAR Charts, client reviews and telephone reviews
  • Ensuring all paperwork and provisions within clients’ home and carers out in field are kept up to date and accurate
  • Complete client assessments and service reviews
  • To participate in on-call dutiesas part of a rota
  • Professionally handle client and carer queries on a daily basis

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Have experience working in care (preferably domiciliary or residential care)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Have strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong planning, organisation and prioritising skills in a fast paced environement
  • Have a methodical and thorough approach to work
  • Strong team working skills as well as the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Experience of using technology iesmart phones, tablet and IT systems
  • Willingness to learn and continually develop skills and knowledge
  • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care – Adults

The benefits this role offers you:

  • A job that makes a real difference and had lots of variety
  • An excellent pay structure – increasing the more qualified you are/become with formal qualifications in Health and Social Care (Adults).
  • Paid Holiday & Company Pension Scheme
  • Paid Training
  • Paid mileage between calls 40p per mile
  • Training opportunities to develop your career and care knowledge
  • Refer a friend scheme worth £100
  • Free company mobile phone & Free uniform
  • Local discounts for carers

If you genuinely want to work with a great team of people that that puts quality care at the heart of everything we do, get in contact with us for a chat about the role.

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