Care Assistant job in Totton Hampshire

Care Assistant | Bluebird Care - Totton

Care Assistant

Care Assistants needed for our Totton team and Waterside team ! Do you enjoy working in the community and you are happy to travel around in the area , then contact us now . Bluebird Care Totton has a strong growing team and we need full timers as well as part timers  who want to make a difference to our customers life . No previous experience needed , just a hands-on approach ,a level-headed attitude can give you a new career ! This job does require drivers only with use of own car . Bluebird Care specialises in person centred care provision in people's houses so that our customers do not need to go into a residential home but they can stay longer independent thanks to our Care Assistants support 

Our Care Assistants often come from different walks of life and we recognise that our team in the field are exceptional compassionate people who enjoy assisting our customers with personal care , housekeeping, companionship , taking them out , meal preparation and attending to support them with medication needs . Our best Care Assistants were ordinary people who wanted to restart another career. Every month we have training sessions to prepare you for the new job role . Once you start in your new role , you will work with other Care Assistants and shadow their runs. Once you feel confident, you will get your own customers to attend . Bluebird care provides daily care calls as well as full live in care services . We are proud to provide a holistic care approach where our live in care assistants work together with our day care staff and our night staff .

Our Care assistants do get remunerated well, as our staff deserve the best within our means ! So all our pay rates are with "no hidden surprises like with other providers " as we pay during the week an  hourly pay of £ 9 ph for contact time as well as travel time , mileage costs @35 p and holiday pay accrued . Our weekend rates are the best in town £10.25 on Saturday and £11 on Sunday . Paid training , once on board, free uniforms and use of work phone, work pension and after probation use of our fantastic Health Care scheme. Our Care workers do get to join fun outings and meet up regularly for coffee and chats . we will try to get you further skilled with professional Care qualifications in order to progress your career if that is what you would want to do .

Could you be a good Health Care assistant ? what does it take to be one ?

Well, you need to be or do the following ;

  • be hands-on and have a level headed approach. Be hardworking 
  • need Good stamina/fitness as this job can be challenging as well as it  can be extremely rewarding
  • You will need to be a driver and have use of your own car
  • Compassion, patience and friendliness
  • Good English and a positive outlook as our customers will enjoy to see a happy person coming through their door 
  • Good time keeping and excellent communication skills  

All our care teams are operating in specific areas . So we have care teams who will travel Lyndhurst, Totton, Marchwood areas. We also are expanding to the west and we are setting up a team for Ringwood and Fordingbridge , as well as a team in the Waterside . Our care starts at 7 am till 10 pm, we operate teams in shifts . Everybody has to work alternate weekends as it is only fair . Also during school holidays . If you are happy to work early mornings and some evenings , we could offer you the hours as well as if you are able to work evenings and weekends only . Contact us now and we will discuss your availability . It needs to work for you as well as for Bluebird Care . we are a family operated company and we do care about all our staff as our staff is our reputation ! 

SO if you are happy with what you read , APPLY TODAY and one of our team will text you or call you 

Overview

  • Location: Totton, Hampshire
  • Job Title: Care Assistant
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