Care Assistant – Hospital discharge support


Unfortunately, at this time, routes are unable to offer Sponsorship.


About the role:

Routes Healthcare have a fantastic, exciting new opportunity for you to work alongside the new Routes Hospital Discharge Team and the NHS to support patients waiting to leave hospital and get back into their own homes.

Being an experienced care assistant you will be responsible for enabling patients to regain their independence and encouraging each individual to reach their full potential. This is about doing care with people not for people.

As an experienced Healthcare Proffesional you will be supporting the patient with all home/personal care needs. You will be working alongside other Routes experienced care assistants and Healthcare professionals to identify the person’s goals building a robust programme plan to meet outcomes.


Hours and Pay:

Full Time Fixed Term Contract, 37.5 hours per week, mileage paid for at 45 pence per mile.

Locations: Across Cheshire and surrounding areas.

Shift Patterns: Monday to Sunday, 07:00 – 15:00, 15:00 – 23:00.

Salary: £11.44 per hour. Weekly paid.

Due to the nature of the role, as you will be supporting patients in their own homes, all care assistants must have a valid full UK driving licence and access to your own car.


Your Benefits:

  • – 28 days paid holiday per annum (including bank holidays).
  • – Specialised training in reablement supporting you to do your job with confidence
  • -Full induction and the opportunity to progress in your career
  • – Staff referral scheme with generous incentives
  • – 24/7 support with a dedicated on-call team
  • – Wellbeing and mental health support through our employee assistance programme.


If you are an experienced care assistant or support worker and feel this reablement service is the right role for you then please Click apply.

Why work with us?

Great rates of pay

Flexible working hours – just let us know when you would like to work

Career development – we have a range of opportunities for you to progress to

24hr support, 7 days a week – you are never on your own, we are always there to support you

Your route into care

Routes Healthcare want people to join our team who are passionate about a career in care. We want to accelerate your skills by identifying your training needs and engage you with one of our qualified nurses to deliver your customised training plan to allow your career in care to come on leaps and bounds.

Care assistants support others to live independently in their own homes, which can include supporting hobbies, activities and day trips, personal care and any other needs of our service users. If you’re looking for a career that genuinely makes a difference to people’s lives, Routes Healthcare want to hear from you.

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