Make a difference every day – Become a care assistant including Paliative care.
Nothing compares to the feeling that comes from knowing that you’ve brightened up someone’s day – especially when that someone is a vulnerable adult. Comfort Call are on the hunt for warm and kind people like you to join our amazing team of part and full time care assistants in NE7, NE12, NE13, NE23, NE25, NE26, NE27, NE28, NE29 and NE30.
The fact that you’re thinking about becoming a care assistant makes you part of a special group of people – the most compassionate and interesting people we know. There are many reasons why people become care assistants, but the main motivation is the chance to make a difference.
And that’s just what you’ll be doing when you work with us. You’ll become part of our incredible team, helping us deliver emotional and practical care to vulnerable adults and transforming their lives on a daily basis.
In return, we’ll support you every step of the way, providing training as well as the opportunity to progress your career. The hours are flexible, which means you’re able to fit the role in around other commitments including childcare or studying. Bear in mind that you’ll be working on a rota basis, which may include early starts, late finishes and some weekend working.
You don’t need previous experience to become a care assistant, as we provide full training.
We’d love to hear from you if you’re:
Caring, compassionate and a good listener
An energetic, happy person who enjoys forming relationships with all sorts of people
Happy to offer support with a range of tasks, including personal care, preparing meals, administering medicine, shopping and light household duties
Able to access a vehicle (or – depending on where you’re based – willing to use public transport to travel between homes)
And what are the benefits of working with Comfort Call?
Competitive hourly rates of £9.30 per hour, mileage of 20 pence per mile and 28 days’ annual leave (pro rata)*
Flexible hours to fit around your other commitments
Continuous training & support will be provided which may include the opportunity to access formal qualifications such as apprenticeships
An excellent benefits package encompassing exclusive discounts to hundreds of UK retailers, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Pizza Express
Employee referral bonus programmes of up to £200*
Auto-enrolment pension scheme*
Do something incredible. Transform lives. Become a care assistant at Comfort Call.
All suitable candidates are required to undergo an enhanced level criminal record disclosure.
Comfort Call is an equal opportunities employer.
* Terms and conditions apply.
High Heaton, Forest Hall, Killingworth, Hazelrigg, Wideopen, North Gosforth, Dudley, Burradon, Whitley Bay, Wallsend, North Shield, North Tyneside and Tynemouth
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/94616866
How does the pay compare?
Care workers and assistants at Comfort Call are typically paid £8.71–9.60 an hour.
This job pays £9.30 per hour.
How this job measures up
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Do care workers and assistants think Comfort Call head office understands what's happening where they work?
People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work
How we know this
94% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work
Based on information from 17 job reviews
Why this matters
At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.
To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.
Are care workers and assistants given support to progress at Comfort Call?
Only some people are given support to progress here
How we know this
In the last year, 69% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role
Based on information from 16 job reviews
Why this matters
A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.
This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.