Care Assistant

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

 

Locations: Chopwell, Blaydon and Gateshead
Shift Patterns: Various shifts available, working on a rota basis.
Rate of Pay: £11.68 per hour (Including holiday pay).

 

About the role:

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 career aspirations by creating 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 the indivudals we support. If you’re looking for a career that genuinely makes a difference to people’s lives, Routes Healthcare want to hear from you.

This role will allow you to grow and develop both personally and professionally, by making Routes Healthcare part of your journey you will be truly valued and appreciated in all that you do. Having the privellaged opportunity to provide care and support to someone in need is really rewarding, read below some of the feedback from our current staff members and the people they care for.

Feedback:

“Dear Newcastle Manager, I just wanted to let you know that the carer who has visited dad the most this past week and was with him on Friday night is AMAZING, he’s taken both the time and effort to build up a rapport with dad and we greatly appreciate it, dad feels so comfortable and at ease around him”. – (from a family member of someone we support).

 “Carer has been an absolute God-Send to our a family, very patient and caring, going the extra mile for us, he is an asset to the company” – (From someone we support).

“When the carer’s inwe feel comfortable and know that Dad is safe and in good hands an we can take a break and have some respite.” – (Family member from someone we support).

“It’s not just about care with Routes it is ablut life too, i am so proud of the work we do it is so rewarding.” – Staff member.

“I go home at night, knowing i have nade a difference today” – Staff member.

“I have never done care before working with Routes, now i wonder why i didn’t start sooner, i absolutley love it” – Staff memeber on our Care Cadet programme.

Requirements:

Must be a driver and have access to a car for work. Milegae will be paid

You must be a UK resident and have the right to work in the UK to apply.

While professional experience is not required, it is advantageous, however, we have an industry excellent self-development programme for people with a genuine desire to make a difference in someone’s life, grow your carer in care by becoming one of Care Cadets. Care Cadets is our trainee recruitment programme  where you will receive fantastic professional led training, support and supervision, alongside an experienced Mentor working with you in the field until you are fully qualified through our Care Cadet programme and are able to providce outstanding care to all the individuals we support.

Rewards:

  • – Wellbeing and mental health support.
  • – Training/Development plans and trained by qualified nurses.
  • – Flexible shift patterns – let’s get a good work/life balance from the start.
  • – Pension Plan – you invest your time – we invest in you.
  • – Staff referral scheme with generous incentives
  • – Paid shadowing shifts while you settle in.
  • – 24/7 support with a dedicated on-call team, a specialised nurse case manager will be on hand.
  • – Competitive rates of pay
  • – Access to disctounts through the Blue Light Card Scheme.

If you want to work for a dynamic, forward-thinking, leading healthcare provider that wants to invest in you and see you shine, then Routes Healthcare is waiting for your application.
Please click the apply button on this page to start your application.

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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