Community Care Assistant – Chester

Apollo Care is an award winning and rapidly expanding company and we are launching our home care services to the communities of Cheshire West and Chester. Our future goal is to provide outstanding person-centred care and to promote independence to the people in the Cheshire West and Chester communities.

The right candidate will show they are passionate about caring for the vulnerable, enabling them to remain in their own home by encouraging independence.

Applicants should have access to a car (for business use) and have a full, clean driver’s licence.

No experience is necessary, however a background of having cared for someone or have worked in a care environment would be an advantage.

Job Description

We are looking for dedicated staff to join our expanding team of carers who make it possible for the people we provide support to, to remain independent and at home.

Applicants should have access to a car (for business use) and have a full, clean drivers’ licence.

No experience is necessary, however a background of having cared for someone or have worked in a care environment would be an advantage.

Above average hourly pay and you will be given paid time to travel between calls plus paid ‘waiting time’ between calls.

You will be required to undergo a DBS check (former Criminal records check) and must be able to supply 2 professional and 2 character references.

Duties would include:

  • Provide support to prepare meals and general housework
  • Provide companionship and take people out
  • Dementia Care
  • Personal Care
  • Medication Support

As a carer you must be sensitive and responsive to the race, culture, religion, disability, gender and sexuality of the service users receiving care and their representatives.

Skills

  • Ability to communicate verbally in an effective and accurate way to obtain and give required information
  • Ability to manage time
  • Ability to think and work methodically
  • Ability to organise workload and balance priorities
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work without supervision
  • Ability to deal with confidential information

Pay Rates

£10.00 p/h weekdays £10.50 p/h weekends

Our support includes

  • HR support and Contracted hours.
  • Friendly staff team
  • Opportunities to learn and progress
  • Staff awards
  • Ongoing training leading to qualifications.
  • Pension Scheme
  • Uniform and all PPE is provided

Chester Areas Include

Blacon, Chester, Capenhurst, Backford, Elton, Hoole, Ince, Mickle Trafford, Moston, Newton by Chester, Upton by Chester, Boughton*, Huntington, Mouldsworth, Tarvin, Tattenhall, Farndon, Waverton, Saighton, Curzon Park, Handbridge, Lache, Pulford, Saltney*

*Please contact our office for full details of areas covered

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