Personal Support Assistant

Employment
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Sunday, 12 September, 2021 - 15:30
Based: 
North Tyneside
Salary Scale
£9.00
£9.55
Per Hour
Employer: 
EveryDay

Personal Support Assistants / Care Workers 

EveryDay is a wholly owned, social enterprise of Age UK North Tyneside, we are looking for people to work in the community and extra care schemes across North Tyneside and Newcastle Upon Tyne who aspire to have a career in care.

As a Personal Support Assistant your goal is to promote and enable individuals with cognitive impairments live well and independently. Roles involve assisting with bathing, washing and dressing, assisting tenants in and out of bed/wheelchair, with hoist if necessary, assisting and feeding tenants where necessary, and assist-ing/preparing meals and drinks as authorised in care plans and supporting with medication in strict accordance to care plans and medication assessments.

 

What we offer our Personal Support Assistants / Care Workers

As well as fantastic rates of pay, we also provide our care assistants with a range of employee benefits:

• Paid training and induction

• Paid mileage

• Paid DBS check

• EveryDay care assistant uniform

• 4 weeks paid holiday – separate to hourly rate

• 8 days paid bank holidays

• Double time for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

• Staff engagement forum representing group employees

• Annual Pay Review

• Health and Wellbeing Events

• Loyalty bonus paid after two years’ service

• Refer a Friend Scheme £200 payment

• Pensions Scheme

• Career Progression Opportunities

What we look for in a Care Assistant

We require you to have:

• Right to work in the UK

• A Clean Driving Licence (Desirable)

• A caring nature and to be passionate about making a difference as a care assistant

• Experience working in care