Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Coalville


Make a difference every day – Become a Care Assistant

Athena Care are on the hunt for warm and kind people like you to join our amazing team of Care Assistants supporting a young woman in her 30's with multiple sclerosis. The client lives at home with her husband and family (LE67 – Coalville)

We are looking for workers to commit to working the shifts of:

Morning Shift 9am – 4:30pm

Afternoon Shift 3pm- 11pm

Night Shift 10:30pm – 9:30am

(Days to be confirmed) with alternate weekends. Times are essential and non-negotiable as the client has time critical medication and a moving and handling regime. There may be the odd time where you will have to start earlier or may finish up to half an hour later due to the care needs of the client.

The successful applicant must commit to working those hours on an ongoing rota.

Job role and duties will include:

• Double up with colleague for personal care and transfer

• Manual handling

• PEG Feed (Further training provided)

• Medication via PEG (Further training provided)

• Personal care including catheter care and suctioning (Further training provided)

• Communication and Record keeping

• Domestic duties

Full training & support is provided. Previous experience in care is desirable but not essential. Full training for PEG and any other designated task will be provided before you support this client. Shadowing the current staff team is also a mandatory task before your first shift.

The successful candidates will be required to travel to Leicester for training. Athena Care will make a contribution to those who travel for interview and training and where necessary a hotel room. Telephone interviews will be arranged.

And what are the benefits of working with Athena Care?

Competitive hourly rates from £9 and 28 days’ annual leave (pro rata)*
Flexible hours to fit around your other commitments
Comprehensive training and ongoing support – We’re with you every step of the way
The opportunity to progress your career with a fully-funded diploma QCF in social care*
An excellent benefits package encompassing exclusive discounts to hundreds of UK retailers, including Tesco, Asos, Mothercare and Pizza Express
Employee referral bonus programmes*
Auto-enrolment pension scheme*
Do something incredible. Transform lives. Become a Care Assistant at Athena Care.

All suitable candidates are required to undergo an enhanced level criminal record disclosure.

Athena Care is an equal opportunities employer.

*Terms and conditions apply

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