Children's Care Assistant (Waking Nights)
Active Assistance
peebles, scotland, United Kingdom
7d ago

Would you love a rewarding role as a Childrens Care Assistant (waking nights) supporting a child at home?

If so, why not work for Active Assistance where you can provide one to one support in the childs own home. We are looking for a reliable, enthusiastic and flexible Childrens Care Assistant (Waking Nights) for our client in Peebles.

Our mission statement is to "enable people to live as individually and independently as possible and support them to achieve their goals and aspirations"

Childrens Care Assistant (waking nights) required in Peebles

Your role as a Childrens Care Assistant (Waking Nights) will be to support our young client with complex health needs in their own home overnight.

You will be required to monitor the child throughout the night to ensure that all their medical needs are attended to. As you will be in a family environment, a need to respect privacy is essential.

You do not have to have previous care experience to apply for this position as we will provide full, specialist training to successful candidates to ensure that you feel confident in your role.

Salary, Shift Times and Benefits

  • £10.50 per hour waking nights. Salary is calculated as an hourly rate of pay multiplied by number of hours worked.
  • Accrued holiday pay
  • Waking Night shifts, 8.30pm-6.30am
  • This post is a part time position, we are looking for 2 - 3 Care Assistant’s to cover 40 - 50 hours per week, plus additional shifts to cover sickness / annual leave for other team members
  • There is the option of contracted hours or zero-hours dependant on what would works better for you and gives you the best work / life balance
  • This role is classed as temporary as during your time working with Active Assistance there may be opportunities to work with other clients
  • You will be employed by Active Assistance on a flexible contract
  • Enhanced rates for Bank Holidays.
  • Employees will be auto-enrolled into the NEST Pension Scheme
  • DBS Certificate (please note that if you leave within your 3-month probation period the cost of this will be deducted from your salary)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme *Please see full Terms and Conditions on our website.
  • Training and Career Opportunities

    This role is a great opportunity to develop a career in Health and Social care. We offer prospects to progress your career within the company and have a Training scheme.

    What qualifications are on offer?

    Training for the Health and Social Care Sector - a recognised vocational qualification for healthcare professionals working in the UK

    We provide our PA’s with free award winning training at our training venue in Leicester ( travel refunded, accommodation and lunch provided each day ).

    Once you start work with us you will receive on-going training and support from Clinical Managers and Head Office.

    Adult Care Worker Level 2, Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3, Children & Young People Level 2, Children and Young People Level 3

    Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening.

    This includes checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

    Active Assistance Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. However due to the nature of the position there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit female Personal Healthcare Assistants.

    Active Assistance is an award-winning care provider supporting individuals with complex and continuing health care needs.

    Our philosophy is based on the principle that each client is unique and our services provide tailored support covering complex clinical conditions.

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