Care and Support Assistant

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Care and Support Assistant

Apple Resourcing UK Ltd
19 November 2021
Colchester, Clacton, Tendring, Colchester, Clacton, Tendring, United Kingdom
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Do you thrive in energetic and fast-moving environments?  Would you like to be part of our an outstanding team to provide care and support to people?

Our clients team is passionate, solutions focused and have real energy, drive and commitment to delivering the best care to people who need it the most

If you want to be part of their amazing team, we want to hear from you!

Location: Colchester, Clacton, Tendring

Starting Salary £18,525 – Full time equivalent (37.5 hours)

We pay £9.50 per hour and will consider part time hours on a temporary on going basis

Flexible working patterns available


Once you have joined and have become part of their amazing team, you’ll benefit from the following:

  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday (bank holidays worked are paid double time) (holidays are pro rata for working part time hours)
  • Option to buy 5 days extra annual leave
  • Contributory pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Paid mileage
  • Full shift pay – this includes travel / wait time
  • They will pay for your initial and ongoing DBS checks
  • Uniform, PPE and mobile phone provided
  • A comprehensive induction programme - 14 hours paid training plus paid practical training prior to your start
  • Ongoing funded training to support you in your role as well as personal development to specialise in your chosen area of care and support

Main Purpose of Job:

Helping customers in your local communities with their home care needs. Encouraging independence and supporting them to thrive with care tailored to their own specific needs

The services are delivered between 7am and 11pm

*A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role*

Information about the role;

  • Provide person centred care to customers, helping them with their medication, personal care, moving and handling and promoting independence
  • Have conversations with customers to make a service that makes a difference to their lives
  • Record the support provided and your interactions with customers at each visit
  • Work with the customers, family members, friends and other professionals as and when appropriate to ensure that their goals are being met and they are happy with the support we provide
  • Participate in amazing training programme to ensure that we all provide safe, effective and caring services to customers

For the above post you will need to have the following:

  • Full, clean UK license and access to a vehicle
  • Excellent social skills
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Passion about meeting a person’s needs in a way that they want them to be met
  • Basic IT skills, use of email and to be able to update activity on the care app

To find out more information about the role please call our team on 01277 699778 or send your most up to date CV to

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