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Care Assistant

  • Job reference: careknows
  • Location: Prescot, Merseyside
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of Knowsley Borough Council for a Reablement Care Assistant to work in their Rapid Response and Reablement team. This is a community based role and so driving is essential.

The role is working within Service Users own homes, assistant with reablement for those who have just been discharged from hospital or as a preventative measure to prevent hospital admissions.

We are looking for people who can start asap and the role is initially on a 3 month contract to be reviewed for extension following this time. It is working on a rota basis and will involve biweekly weekend shifts. The shifts are alternating between morning and evenings (8am-2pm / 4pm-10pm). This role is working 5 out of 7 days and is between 20-30 hours per week.

The rate of pay for this role is £10.50 hourly.

Essential criteria
-Full enhanced DBS.
-Medication Training and Moving and Handling Training.
-Flexibility to work on a rota basis.
-Driving license and access to own vehicle as role is borough wide.
-1+ years' experience in a similar position.

Service Care Solutions are a leading providing in Adults Social Care in Merseyside so if you would like to join us and interested in joining a team in a well-established council. Get in touch now!

To discuss this role further or any other role we have available, give Natasha a call on 01772208964 or email We also offer a £250 referral bonus scheme for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus!

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Extensive & exclusive range of vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.