CARE ASSISTANT/VISITING CARER JOBS IN Oxfordshire

Progress your career as a carer with Ashridge Home Care, award-winning home care provider

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Live In Care | Outstanding 24-Hour Care Services in Surrey

We are looking for people who are kind, caring, compassionate and can help us to uphold our vision: to enable people to independently live at home as a genuine choice and empower them to live the life that they wish to, feeling safe and happy.

Care assistant pay and benefits

Working as an hourly carer for Ashridge Home Care means you will receive the following benefits:

  • £13.50 per hour on weekdays and £15.50 on a weekend including double pay on bank holidays
  • A minimum of 1-hour care visits with clients
  • Paid client to client mileage at 0.45p per mile
  • Whilst the majority of our contracts are zero hours we are able to offer guaranteed and contracted hours in some situations available to provide further security once your probationary period has been completed 
  • Holiday Pay and Pension Scheme
  • Generous Refer a Friend Scheme using the Care Friends app up to £400 per friend referred
  • Gain the highly accredited Care Certificate through our Induction Programme
  • Once you have joined us you will enjoy extensive paid training and support throughout your career
  • Ongoing support whenever you need it, on the phone or in-person
  • Enhanced DBS reimbursed after completion of probationary period 
  • Employee assistance Programme

What does the role of an hourly care assistant involve?

We want you to be enabled to build trusting relationships with your clients and feel that you have the time to care properly. You will provide your clients with companionship, home help, personal care support, accompaniment on outings and assistance with a daily routine. A key part of your role is ensuring you always promote the independence of your client and enable them to live safely in their own homes.

We are offering part-time and full-time opportunities to visit our clients in their own homes throughout South Buckinghamshire, including Amersham, Chesham, Beaconsfield, Aylesbury, High Wycombe and all the surrounding villages/towns. There are no set hours or shifts, however you are looking for people with availability during the evenings and weekends as well as in the day.

What qualifications do you need to be an hourly care assistant?

You do not need to have formal qualifications, as part of your onboarding process, you will complete your Care Certificate.  

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Passionate about caring and making a difference to someone’s life.
  • Able to offer our clients companionship and support whilst promoting their independence and wellbeing.
  • A driver, with access to their own car to enable you to travel to clients’ homes
  • Able to work in the UK without the use of sponsorship

If you have further questions before you apply, please feel free to give us our office team a call on 01494 917344.

Please note that applicants are required to have the right to work in the UK as we do not offer visa sponsorship, or sponsorship swaps.

Your application will not be considered for this role if you do not drive

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Live in care jobs Ashridge home care

Being a home carer takes a remarkable kind of person

There are many attributes and skills that we look for in our care professionals. You will need to:

  • Have a positive outlook on life
  • Be caring, kind, compassionate, and empathetic
  • Enjoy striking up conversation with people (which will require a very good standard of English)
  • Be able to make some basic home-cooked food
  • Use your initiative and look for what needs to happen next (in consultation with your client)