Local Solutions provide person centred care in the community of Netherton. We are currently recruiting care assistants to work in:
Bootle, Netherton & Litherland Areas
Become a Care Assistant with Local Solutions and provide practical support and personal care to individuals within their own homes within the Netherton area. This is an exciting opportunity to play a role with a leading Health and Social Care Charity. No experience is required and training will be provided.
OUR MISSION is to empower people and support communities. Our work is focused on serving the communities within the Liverpool City Region and surrounding areas. We are guided by our VISION of a society in which all people can live with dignity, lead fulfilled lives and realise their potential.
Care Assistant Pay & Benefits
LOCATION: Netherton including – Bootle & Litherland Areas
SALARY: £11.00 per hour weekdays and £11.30 per hour weekends Real living wage employer
SHIFT PATTERNS: Breakfasts and Lunches / Teas and Beds
MILEAGE: 45p per mile allowance included
CARE ASSISTANT BENEFITS
Working as a Care Assistant for Local Solutions, you can expect the following great benefits:
> £100 when you complete your first 100 hours of paid care.
> £250 once you have past your 6-month probation period.
£200 Refer a friend scheme *Once passed 6-month probation*
o Free uniform Which includes an excellent quality fleece and waterproof coat.
o Paid Training – you will receive £100 in your first pay to cover your time spent completing your training.
o Provide all staff with a Free Enhanced DBS.
o Blue Light Card.
o Access to a full Employee Assistance Programme.
o 50% discount for our Watersports Centre.
o Annual awards for nominated employees.
o 20% discount off a Corporate Membership at Lifestyles Leisure centres
OUR COMMITMENT AS AN EMPLOYER
Local Solutions is committed to
o Creating an environment in which individual differences and the contributions of our staff are recognised and valued.
o Everyone is entitled to a working environment that promotes dignity and respect to all. No form of intimidation, bullying or harassment will be tolerated.
o Providing training, development and progression opportunities to all staff
o Understanding equality and inclusion in the workplace is good management practice and makes sound business sense.
o Reviewing all our employment practices and procedures to ensure fairness and inclusion for all.
o Taking steps to ensure equity amongst our workforce such as ensuring that our vacancies are advertised to a diverse range of potential candidates and, where relevant, to particular groups that have been identified as disadvantaged or underrepresented in our company, taking positive action to recruit disabled people and ensuring there are no unlawful barriers to accessing our employment opportunities, training, progression opportunities, benefits and facilities.
o Diversity in our workforce will be regularly monitored to ensure equal opportunities throughout Local Solutions. Where appropriate, measures will be taken to identify and remove unnecessary obstacles and to meet the special needs of disadvantaged or underrepresented groups.
o Monitoring and reviewing this policy annually.