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Bluebird Care

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Care Assistant (Full time)

Posted by Bluebird Care on 11.17.2017
Job ID: 1161482
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Health Care
Salary: £10.00 per year
Job Views: 540
Post Code:
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 11.17.2017

Job Description

Full time Care Assistant - Bedford, Kempston & surrounding villages

Salary: £8.70 - £10.30 per hour

We have a fantastic career opportunity available here at Bluebird Care Bedford for kind and compassionate care assistants. We take pride in providing the highest quality of care ensuring our customers can remain in their own homes for as long as possible and continue to enjoy their independence.

Benefits of a career with Bluebird Care Bedford:

  • Excellent rate of pay starting at £8.70/hr* for weekdays and £10.30/hr for weekends
  • Comprehensive training scheme
  • Fantastic opportunities for advancement, this isn't just a job it's a career.
  • Learn while you earn, we offer the opportunity to get a formal qualification in Health & Social care. Levels 2-5
  • Flexible shift patterns to suit your lifestyle
  • Guaranteed Hours Contracts
  • Staff recognition and reward scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Dedicated Carer's lounge/ staff room
  • Free breakdown cover

We are looking for people who are dedicated and passionate about making a difference to other people's lives and who want a career they can be proud of. If this sounds like you then this could be the right opportunity to get your career started with Bluebird Care.

Our care assistants provide care and support to our customers in all aspects of their daily lives. You will work as part of a fabulous caring team of staff who provide tailored support for our customers in their own homes. This privileged position allows you to build unique, trusting relationships with each of our customers who are as individual as you.

The role is not without its challenges. You will need to be patient and kind and able to deal with our customers emotional and physical needs. You will need to be able to listen well and communicate effectively so you can support our customers and enable them to stay in touch with the things that matter most. You will also need to be able to stay calm and think clearly in a crisis, ensuring you provide the customer with the best care possible at all times.

At Bluebird Care Bedford we are a family run business and we see each and every member of our team as an extension of that family. We believe in supporting our employees and offering them as many opportunities to progress and develop their career as possible. We have a fantastic training programme in place which you will complete as part of your 12 week induction, we then offer the opportunity to further develop your skills through specialised training courses and through Health and Social Care qualifications levels 2-5.

We are always looking for talented individuals who are eager and keen to learn new skills and develop their career with us.

As we visit customers in their own homes you must be able to provide your own transport and have a full UK driving licence.

Please click here now to apply to join our fantastic team..........

*£8.70/hr weekdays during probation, £9.50/hr at weekends. After probation the pay rates increase to £9/hr weekdays and £10.30/hr at weekends.

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