Domiciliary Care Assistant – Tea & Bed! Doncaster

“Spring” into action and apply to be a Domiciliary Care Assistant today!

We are expanding our lovely team of Home Care Workers in Doncaster and the surrounding areas including Hatfield and Thorne. Due to the range of locations, it is essential you hold a UK driving licence & have access to your own vehicle.

We are recruiting for caring individuals to cover our evening calls where the hours working are between 3pm – 10pm. The evening call will include limited personal care as you will be helping our clients settle for the evening.

The company is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. You will be required to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Pay & Hours:

  • £11.00 per hour, rising to £11.42 after 6 months service.
  • Receive 24p for every mile you drive between calls as a fuel allowance.
  • Paid travel time at your hourly rate for the commute between service users’ homes
  • Get a guaranteed 16-hour contract but work up to 40 hours if you want. Pick your limits to suit your personal commitments.
  • Evening shifts available (3pm -10pm)
  • Block pay contracts are available, so you are paid from your first to last call regardless of any gaps. For example, working 7am to 2pm is a full 7 hours pay.

Rewards & Benefits:

  • Paid induction / completion of care certificate. Supervisory support in the community until you’re feeling confident.
  • Fully comprehensive induction and development support from our in-house training team including E-Learning and shadowing shifts
  • Savings on your shopping – up to 8% in some retailers
  • Refer a friend bonuses up to £500
  • The HICA lottery – prizes up to £2000+
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Techsave loans – borrow money to buy technology based gifts and repay through your wages over 12 months
  • Prizes from fun competitions such as our Hall of Horrors guess the manager, our bonfire bonanza voucher giveaway and our 12 days to Xmas prize extravaganza
  • Overtime is available but only if you want it. Enhancements paid from time to time.

The Role:

Our main aim at HICA is to help our clients maintain their independence at home by supporting with a variety of tasks including:

  • Personal care, continence care and medication administration
  • Washing & Bathing
  • Grocery shopping
  • Helping to get dressed
  • Domestic chores
  • Making someone a cup of tea, preparing a meal or having a chat because you might be the only person they see that day
  • Accompanying to appointments
  • Helping with mobility such as with the stairs or getting into bed

About you:

  • Those who are hardworking and reliable
  • Willing to learn
  • Have a kind and caring nature
  • Motivated by seeing the difference you can make to the lives of our service users
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Be able to work alternate weekends
  • If you are looking for a new challenge or a new career opportunity, we would love to hear from you!

About Us:

HICA is a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation providing a range of care services to older people and people with learning difficulties both within residential and nursing homes and within the community.

Successful candidates will need to complete an Enhanced DBS Check.