Care Assistant

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 44988

Closing Date: 45018

Location: Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 1YA

Salary: £10.50 to £14.00 per hour

Care Assistant

Care Assistant > Kirkcaldy /Burntisland> Experience preferred but not essential as full training given > Competitive rates of pay + travel allowance.
Are you interested in making life better for older people but not have any professional experience Or do you have previous care experience? Be that as a Care Assistant working in Care homes, as a Homecarer working in the community or as a Support worker?
You are just the person we are looking for here at Prestige Nursing & Care
Our Kirkcaldy branch are currently recruiting for caring and compassionate carers to join our growing team to support vulnerable people in the community. This role is highly rewarding and will fill you will a huge sense of pride. Here is a little more about the role:
Job Title – Care Assistant
Salary – £10.50 per hour weekdays & £14 per hour at weekends, plus 45p travel allowance
We work on a 4/3 rota basis which provides you with great continuity and a fantastic work/life balance, your rota whilst working with us would look like this:
We also have part time evening roles available
Our shifts are 7am -2pm & 4pm-10pm
Week 1 – Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Week 2 – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
We are ideally looking for you to be:

Empathetic, compassionate and, warm individual
6 months UK experience preferred but not essential as training available
A driver with access to your own vehicle is a requirement- Business Insurance req

Here is just a couple of things you will be doing on a day to day basis

Assisting with daily living, domestic duties and personal care
Supporting clients in the community
Meal preparation and support

Here is just some of the brilliant benefits we can offer you:

Competitive hourly rates
Mileage paid at 45p per mile
Holiday Pay
Clear career progression pathways, opportunity to complete SVQ’s and ongoing training
Access to the Your Prestige benefits and rewards platform
Fully confidential support
A local branch team
Discounted Fife Leisure memberships for staff
Free uniform and PPE and PVG
Refer and receive for £500 with our ‘Who’s your plus one?’ incentive – T&C’s apply, please speak to your local Recruitment Officer or Branch Manager for more details.

If this all sounds like you, please apply now we would love to hear from you

In line with CQC & Care Inspectorate regulations, we require and will undertake Enhanced DBS/PVG, Right to Work, Reference and Employment History checks in line with Government guidelines for this role and safer recruitment best practice. Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible, due to the nature of these important checks there may be extension to timelines. All our clients are equally entitled to have their needs met in a safe, fair and balanced way. Prestige Nursing & Care colleagues are responsible for promoting Equal Opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any client or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, identity or any other perceived difference.
As a Company we are unable to provide Sponsorship for overseas candidates. Applicants must have proof of right to work in the UK. It is a requirement to provide an overseas police check dated within the last 3 months of being in the UK if you have lived outside of the UK for longer than a year in the last 5 years.
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