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Care Assistant

Autonomy Care, Melksham

Domiciliary / Home Care

£11.00 - £12.65 an hour

Various shifts

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

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    Do you have a caring nature? Do you want to enable individuals to stay at home? If YES then WE NEED YOU!!

    Immediate contracts available at Autonomy Care

    • £300 welcome bonus (T&C's)
    • Full time and Part Time contracts available with guaranteed hours
    • Working alternate weekends essential
    • £11.00 - £12.65 an hour
    • Bank Holiday pay (Time and a half)
    • Domiciliary care position 18+ applicants only (Equality Act exemption)
    • For candidates seeking sponsorship, unfortunately we do not currently hold a sponsorship licence
    • Hold a valid driving licence with access to a vehicle

    About the Role

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

    We have Care Assistant opportunities and cover Melksham, Bradford on Avon, Corsham, Rowde, Lacock, Urchfont, Poulshot, Calne, Chippenham, Devizes, Trowbridge, Warminster and Westbury. You will need to travel to each service user during your shift and business mileage will be paid.

    Key tasks:

    Our gentleman likes to go to day centre during the week with your support, where he will socialise and get involved in activities such as karaoke, bingo and baking.

    He will do his own personal care the majority of the time however on occasion may require your support with this.


    Shift pattern : 9.30am – 4pm. (You may finish at 4.15pm if our gentleman has opted to take the bus to the day centre!)

    Currently we have 13 hours per week available with this individual, however if you would prefer full-time hours we would be happy to make up the rest of the hours with our other Individuals who are also in need of support.

    Epilepsy training is essential for this role, if you are not currently epilepsy trained we are able to fund this course for you to complete.

    Our rates

    (Rate 1) Monday to Friday - 7.00am to 8.00pm £11.00 an hour

    (Rate 2) Monday to Friday - 8.00pm to 10.00pm £11.75 an hour

    (Rate 2) Saturday and Sunday - 7.00am to 8.00pm £11.75 an hour

    (Rate 3) Saturday and Sunday - 8.00pm to 10.00pm £12.65 an hour

    Our commitment to you

    • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
    • Full time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
    • Holiday top-up payments made for regular overtime (T&C's apply)
    • Overtime paid
    • Employee of the month awards
    • Employee referral scheme (Earn up to £300)*
    • Paid business mileage (24p for motorbikes, 45p for cars)
    • Local rounds to you, reducing travel distance
    • All Induction and training fully paid
    • Bank Holidays: enhancements 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
    • Covid safety procedures in place

    New to Care?

    Try the interactive video challenge link below ‘A Question of Care: a Career for YOU’ to see what a career in care is like. At the end you'll receive a detailed personal profile that tells you if you’ve got what it takes to join us!

    How to Apply

    Please click the ‘apply now’ button or call Sammy on 01225 613010 for an informal discussion / application form.

    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.