Care Assistant


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Care Assistant

Autonomy Care, Melksham

Domiciliary / Home Care

£11.90 - £13.65 an hour

Various shifts

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

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Autonomy Care support young people and adults in their day-to-day lives, helping them to enjoy the comfort and familiarity of their own homes while ensuring that their wellbeing, and care needs are met, 24 hours a day.

Immediate contracts available at Autonomy Care

  • £300 Welcome Bonus (T&C's)
  • £300 Refer a Friend (T&C's)
  • Full time and Part Time contracts available with guaranteed hours
  • Working alternate weekends essential
  • Paid business mileage (45p for cars)
  • Holiday top-up payments made for regular over time (T&C's)
  • Domiciliary care position 18+ applicants only (Equality Act exemption)

About the Role

**Due to the nature of this role holding a valid driving licence with access to transport is essential**

This is a Domiciliary Support Worker position, involving visiting multiple individuals during a shift, therefore a valid UK driving licence with access to a vehicle is essential.

Locations we cover: Melksham, Bradford on Avon, Rowde, Lacock, Urchfont, Poulshot, Calne, Chippenham, Devizes, Trowbridge, Warminster and Westbury.

New to Care?

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How to Apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button to complete an application form.

Our rates

(Rate 1) Monday to Friday - 7.00am to 8.00pm £11.90 an hour

(Rate 2) Monday to Friday - 8.00pm to 10.00pm £12.65 an hour

(Rate 2) Saturday and Sunday - 7.00am to 8.00pm £12.65 an hour

(Rate 3) Saturday and Sunday - 8.00pm to 10.00pm £13.65 an hour


  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
  • Full time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
  • Overtime paid
  • Employee of the Month awards
  • Local rounds to you, reducing travel distance
  • All Induction and training fully paid
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • QCF (NVQ) Level 2, 3 available (fully funded)
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Supportive Management team
  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Long service awards
  • Access to blue light card discounts

Equal Opportunities Statement

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.

If you do not disclose something in your application that could prevent you working with children or vulnerable adults this could result in you being referred to the police and/or DBS as it is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults to apply for a role in a regulated activity.

If you have made a declaration in relation to a conviction that does not threaten the safety of the vulnerable people we support we will consider your application and explore further during the recruitment process.