Job Ref: 13796  |   Yarnton

We have Domiciliary Care Assistant vacancies at Erdington House in Yarnton

Locations: Yarnton, Oxfordshire

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Hours of work: As required - Flexi hours

Shifts: 07:00-14:00, 14:00-22:00, 22:00-07:00

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.

The aim of Extra Care Housing is not only to provide care, but to give independence so our clients don’t feeling isolated. The importance of human contact for the elderly is widely recognised, and thoughtfully designed developments such as these help reduce social isolation and loneliness.

Erdington House, Yarnton.

Erdington House opened in 2014, offers 24-hour planned domiciliary care and emergency response to allow people to live independently in their own homes. The Orders of St John Care Trust were appointed in 2016 to provide the onsite care services.

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are the kind of person that is willing to make a difference in people’s lives but cannot commit to standard office hours or is only available a few days a week. The ideal candidate will be someone that enjoys caring for people, but seeks a zero-hours contract for improved flexibility and work-life balance.

Our zero-hours staff are a vital part of our business, and due to the nature Domiciliary Care, we guarantee a wide set of hours every week.

The shifts will range from a few hours to as much to full-time hours, depending on the clients’ needs. The Schemes are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so there are many options in terms of rota, with short or long days, evenings, night shifts, late hours & weekends.

Your care duties will be varied and include assisting the clients with their needs and daily living activities. This can include personal care, light housekeeping and wellbeing appointments. You will support the clients to maintain their dignity, privacy and independence at all times. Travel is not required ( you won’t have to travel for your visits,) as the flats are all based in the same building. 

Previous experience working as a carer or domiciliary carer is an advantage but is not essential as we give full training.

Benefits include:

  • Flexible working – book your preferred shifts up to 2 weeks in advance
  • Enhanced weekend pay
  • Holiday Pay (prorated on hours worked)
  • Free Care Certificate Training provided
  • Free car parking on site
  • Free Uniform
  • Free DBS check
  • Fully equipped staff room with coffee/tea station
  •  “My Rewards” offering you discount on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more!


Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £9.00
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
Full Job Description: Download Full Job Description

Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 23rd May - 2019 22:55

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