Location: TauntonIf the following job requirements and experience match your skills, please ensure you apply promptly.Care AssistantAt Helping Hands, we’ve been providing home care for over 30 years, so we know what it takes to deliver exceptional care. But we also take care of our own – those who go above and beyond every single day for our customers.Our care assistants have a varied role that ranges from providing companionship and going on days out with customers through to helping with personal care and housekeeping. If you’re looking for a job that can be flexible around your lifestyle, has guaranteed pay and involves doing something that genuinely makes a difference, look no further.There are a variety of shift patterns available to you, whether you want to work mornings, afternoons, evenings or weekends, we've got something to suit you and your lifestyle.At Helping Hands, we can offer the following benefits for our care assistants:Guaranteed Pay Contract – consistent pay for an agreed number of hours every month, whether we give you care calls or notAbove the industry average for pay, depending on locationPaid mileage of 35p per mile between callsSwift start process – providing you have Right to Work in the UK and an Adult First Check, begin working for us straight awayEarly Pay app – request up to 50% of your pay in advance of pay dayFREE Blue Light card – national discount card for hundreds of retailersEnhanced bank holiday pay ratesGenerous Refer a Friend scheme with easy app accessSupport to complete nationally recognised qualifications including your Care Certificate and NVQsOur carers are directly employed by us giving you access to holiday entitlement and our pension schemeOur Guaranteed Pay Contract is an industry first, and we believe this will help you to agree on hours that suit you and get paid consistently every month. But if you’d prefer to have a zero-hours contract because it suits your lifestyle, that’s fine too. Our branch care managers will discuss your working preferences with you.Being a care assistant means you need to be adaptable, personable but ultimately put others first. Your role will include:Providing companionshipHelping with personal careHelping with mobility around the homeOverseeing medication and providing medical supportHelping with housework such as cleaning and vacuumingPreparing and cooking mealsRunning errands such as food shopping or picking up prescriptionsAll we need from you is a full UK driving license with access to your own car and the desire to care for others, we can teach you the rest. Working as a care assistant isn’t always the easiest job, but we promise that it will be one of the most rewarding.