Care Assistants - Andover (Bank)

Job Reference: V1

Contract Type: Bank Contract

Location: Enham Alamein, Andover

Hours: Various (dependent on needs of the service)

Hourly Rate: £8.37 per hour and £9.37 per hour at weekends

Enham Trust currently has vacancies with flexible hours including day, evening, night and weekend shifts, supporting individuals in our care homes or in their own homes.

We offer FREE training so don't worry if you have no prior experience. All you need is the desire, interest and aptitude to work in this hard, but very rewarding job.

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Holiday and sick pay
  • Free training within work hours
  • Paid mileage (For Care at Home roles only. Not for onsite Care Home roles)

Apply today

If you are looking for your next challenge in a role that changes lives, please download and complete our application form and email to [email protected]

Carer talking with disabled person

Role Overview

The role of a Personal Care Assistant is to provide a personal care service to people living with a disability, helping them to access recreational, educational and social activities and enhancing their life experiences.

You will be offering personal care which includes washing, dressing, showering and bathing, as well as support with meal preparation and at times, some domestic duties.

What you will be doing

  • Provide personalised, responsive support and learning opportunities across all aspects of a person’s life. This is achieved by working closely with people supported who find themselves disempowered by traditional methods of service delivery
  • Provide person centred services to people in all aspects of their lives by providing opportunities to access recreational, educational and social activities to enhance life experiences of each individual’s
  • Provide individuals with personal care as required and skills development including supporting people to maintain and develop links with family, friends, and other professionals across a wide variety of locations
  • Assist individuals to plan their life around their individual needs and goals ensuring these are assessed in relation to their lifestyle and taking account of risk management approaches
  • Assist individuals to increase their personal self-determination and improve their own independence by discovering and acting on what is important to them and acting on this in alliance with family members and friends as appropriate
  • Facilitate individuals to experience and sustain work, volunteering or learning opportunities in accordance with their person centred plan and across a wide variety of locations
  • Work with minimal supervision using your initiative to problem solve with individuals
  • Participate in a flexible roster system, including sleep-in duties to provide core operational cover as part of a team.
  • Ensure that person centred plans are monitored and reviewed, capturing progress and recording outcomes
  • Co-operate with CQC inspections and other authorities such as environmental health, providing information as reasonably requested

For more information please see our Job Description and Person Specification. (For Indeed users – https://www.enhamtrust.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=d4d553e8-cf4c-40d1-b7d5-f100fe4b9b08)

Requirements

Successful applicants will be required to;

  • Undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Provide proof of their right to work in the UK
  • Provide two references.
  • Have basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • UK Driver's Licence is preferred but not essential

Apply now

If you are looking for your next challenge in a role that changes lives, then please download and complete our application form and email to [email protected]

Interviews will be held onsite at Enham Trust in Enham Alamein.

Other Information

Enham Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its staff and customers. We expect all our staff to be aware of their responsibilities to protect staff and customers from abuse or harm. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Enhanced DBS criminal record checks will be carried out as part of our selection process.

Enham Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively encourages applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity. We operate under the Disability Confident accredited scheme so please make this clear in your application. Enham Trust is committed to securing genuine equality in all of its activities as an employer and takes part in the Disability Confident Scheme. Enham Trust has now been accredited as a Disability Confident Leader. As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident Leader, all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy will be interviewed. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, applicants will need to declare that they have a disability. When submitting your application please indicate that you consider yourself to have a disability, impairment or long-term health condition.

Indeed reference: INDHP

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