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Care Assistant (UK).


Job role: Care Assistant.

Job sector: Healthcare.

Job Type: Full-time.

Country: United Kingdom.

Salary: £12.20 per hour.


Shift & Schedule: Weekend availability.


  • £500 joining bonus.
  • £12.20ph weekday rate, £14.20ph weekend rate.
  • £24.40ph (double pay on bank holidays).
  • 32 days of annual leave a year (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Annual salary reviews and performance bonuses.
  • Free uniform and PPE.
  • Free company smartphone.
  • Enhanced contributory pension scheme.
  • Private Healthcare scheme (£1,495 per year).
  • Bluelight Card (with discounts on your favorite retail brands).

About the Job.

If you are considering a new career, there are few jobs more rewarding than a career in care. At ECL, we look for people who share our values and passion to make a positive difference in people’s lives throughout the community.

Take the next step in your career and become a Care Assistant with the ECL team.

ECL is proud to be partnering with The Prince’s Trust to get more young people into Health and Social Care. If you’re aged 18-30, The Prince’s Trust can give you a head start with preparing you for your interview. Their dedicated and experienced team is on hand to guide you through the interview process and beyond and can offer a range of tools and techniques to improve your confidence and help you smash your interview. Click here to complete your details, and they’ll be in touch.”

Key responsibilities;

  • Travel required – You will be required to travel around Maldon, Witham, Hatfield Peveral, Wickham Bishops, South Woodham Ferrers, and Chelmsford, however, you may be required to work within our surrounding areas of Mid Essex.
  • A full driver’s license and own vehicle is essential.
  • As a Care Assistant in retirement, you’ll be playing a key role in helping our customers regain their independence and continue living in their own homes. This could include helping clients to relearn skills in their lives, such as personal care, mobility, and preparing meals. You don’t need to have any previous experience as we will provide you with all the training you need.
  • Once you are trained, you will be assigned a mentor who will take you out to meet some of our customers and work alongside you until you are confident in the role. After your induction training, with guaranteed contracted hours, we will support you to progress within the company, paying for ongoing specialist training, nationally recognized qualifications, and well-being support.
  • As this is a Care Assistant role in the community, we will need you to have access to a car and a full driving license with business insurance. With rising petrol costs, we offer the government a maximum tax-free mileage allowance of 45p per mile as well as paying your time traveling between customers.





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