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Care Assistant

We Put The Care Into Career

Altogether Care is a family run business with over 30 years experience in the care industry. We are looking for caring people to provide quality care within the local community. You could be the next carer that can really make a difference to people’s lives.

We are looking for carers with experience that would like to work for a friendly, professional and long established organisation.

However, we are also able to provide a brand new to care induction training programme for those who feel they have the right qualities and want to embark on a career in care.

Enjoy an independent, secure and fulfilling job providing both physical and emotional support as a professional carer with a leading family-run care business.

  • Make a real difference to people’s lives and find new levels of job satisfaction

  • Permanent contracts and certainty of work based around your availability and location

  • Enhanced rates of pay for weekends and Bank Holidays plus mileage allowance at 0.45p per mile

  • Full training and additional benefits package with discounts at many leading retail stores, saving you money

Altogether Care have an outstanding 4.4 Indeed company star rating and rising!

We have 30 years experience in care and bring family values to the care team and people we care for and over 75% of our management team have been promoted from within.

Important Information
Date Posted: 23rd September 2022
Closing Date: 23rd October 2022
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Full time
Salary: From £10.50p/h to £11.85p/h

About the role

What will YOU be doing?

  • Providing personal care and support within our clients homes in the local community

  • To support our clients to remain independent in their own homes

  • Provide physical and emotional support, ensuring that respect, dignity and a professional boundary is maintained at all times

What do YOU need? 

  • A can-do attitude, caring and reliable nature

  • Excellent communication

  • Be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, clients and their families

What do YOU get?

  • Full and consistent rounds

  • Mileage allowance of 0.45p per mile

  • Enhanced rates for Weekends and Bank Holidays

  • Competitive annual leave allowance

  • Monthly performance and recognition scheme

  • All Induction and future training fully paid

  • A permanent contract

  • Automatic Pension Enrolment

  • Local rounds to you, no long-distance travelling

  • Study towards level 2 or level 3 health and social care NVQ

  • Ongoing Blue Light card membership

  • Refer a friend scheme

  • Access to hundreds of retail discounts to save you money every day

Start your Altogether Care journey today!

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • A can-do attitude, caring and reliable nature
  • Excellent communication
  • Be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, clients and their families
  • Are you legally allowed to work in the UK?

Desired criteria

  • Experience in a similar role

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Establishing Rapport With Clients

Establishing Rapport With Clients

Ability to Identify and Anticipate needs

Ability to Identify and Anticipate needs

Providing Care

Providing Care

Altogether Care

A Better Life

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Altogether Care is a family-owned and operated business, rooted in the Dorset and South Somerset community for over 30 years. We see our clients as an extended family. So we work hard to understand the ‘real you’ and put your wellbeing, quality of life and independence at the centre of everything we do. Our aim is to help you live as independently as possible with the peace of mind that professional care and support is always there when you need it.

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We recognise that the most important people after our clients, are our front line care providers who support them. With care providers employed across our care services throughout the South West, we know that they are the key to our success, and the core of our business. In addition to our care providers, our founders and the management team all work closely together, and all of whom have multiple years’ experience within the care sector.

Our benefits

We are always looking to expand our team who are passionate about what they do. Available roles include care and support workers, registered nurses, administrators, and chefs. Whatever your vocation, we would love to welcome you to the Altogether Care family!

Vacation/Paid time off

Retirement plan and/or pension

Flexible schedule

Office perks

Employee development programs

Employee discounts

Open office

Competitive salary

Blue light card

Care Assistant

A Better Life