Home Care Assistant - Royal United Hospital Bath and Somerset Council - Bath

Be the reason someone smiles today! 

Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust and Bath & North East Somerset Council want you to give home care assistance to the Bath community and make a difference in people's lives in a profession that will allow you to improve your skills and advance your career. The Royal United Hospital Bath plays an important role in the Bath community, not only on-site but also for its outbound patients who live in Bath and the neighboring towns and villages in North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire.

No NHS experience required for this role as full training will be given. However, you should be caring and reliable, sensitive to the needs of the people you work with.

We value our care staff and want to reward you for the hard work you do. We offer:

  • Salary: £20,330 to £21,777 (pro rata) including full holiday and sick pay
  • Free uniform/PPE, free DBS check
  • Payment for all hours that you are working for us, including for training/induction and for travel between visits
  • Local government Pension Scheme
  • A range of benefits including the Employee Cycle Scheme; a discount card for shops and access to local attractions; the Employee Assistance Programme, offering confidential support for a range of issues
  • Ongoing training, plus opportunities for career development and progression
  • Flexible working patterns to enable a good work/life balance

What tasks will you carry out?

Each person that you work with will have individual needs, but the kind of support you might give includes:

  • Assistance the patient with everyday tasks, such as washing, cleaning, physical activities... 
  • Basic nursing care during illness 
  • Prompting people to take medication
  • If you are a car driver that would be helpful (we have some shifts that could work for those without access to their own vehicles, so if that’s you, please get in touch to discuss).

If you're interested in joining our exciting new team, and have any questions, please apply online today!

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