Home Carer - St Andrews - Ref: PA17/StA
£9.80 to £10.80 per hour.
As a Home Carer you will provide home care support for our service users based in and around the St Andrews area. You will either work an early shift (7am - 2pm) or a late (4pm - 10pm) and are expected to work at a minimum at least 1 weekend a month. Unlike many other care companies we pay you for the whole shift, not just the contact time. There will also be the opportunity to pick up other hours outside of our care runs, if required.
In your role you will be expected to assist your service user with personal care as well as helping around the house with general housework and preparing light meals. Another important part of your role is to provide companionship for your service user. You will become someone that will encourage your service user to enter into conversation and listen to what they have to say. You must treat your service users with dignity, patience and compassion at all times. For more information on the role of a home carer please click here or for a copy of the home carer job description please click here.
Previous experience in a home care role would be appreciated as would an SVQ 2 qualification in Health and Social Care, however full training will be given. For more information or to apply please follow the instruction as listed at the bottom of the page.
Cleaning / Home help Assistant - Ref: Ca16/StA
£9.00 per hour.
As a Cleaning/Home help Assistant you will you will complete general household tasks within private homes such as sanitising surfaces, polishing, vacuuming, changing linen, light meal prep, outings and much more. Your role will vary from job to job as our services are tailor made to each service users requirements. For more information on the role of a cleaning/home help please click here.
We try as quickly as possible to build a regular schedule to allow you to build a real rapport with the service user and really understand their needs and requirements. The advertised role would give the ideal candidate a minimum of 16 hours per week which would fall between Monday and Friday 9.15am and 2.45pm - ideally suited to someone working around school hours. This is a permanent contract so you would be required to work during school holidays.
This is a brilliant opportunity for someone to work for a successful and well established company - dont take our word for it read what our staff are saying! If you think you have what it takes and would like to join the Blue Star family please follow the instructions below. We look forward to hearing from you.
Roles at Blue Star St Andrews vary from Domestic Assistant, Home Help Assistant through to Home Care Assistant - so there are lots of opportunities available for the right candidate. We’re looking for people just like us; friendly, caring, reliable and committed. In return we can offer good rates of pay, an ever changing working environment, hours that work for you and good career prospects for those who wish to take on greater responsibility.
Please see our current vacancies below - however if you think you have what it takes to join our award winning team and there isn't a vacancy below that suits please drop us an email and we can keep your details on file for future roles. As you can imagine our business is constantly growing and changing so we want to hear from the best to ensure we can continue to offer an exceptional standard of service to all of our service users on a daily basis.
More information on working for Blue Star St Andrews can be found by following the links below -
If you believe you have the skills and motivation to join our team you can email a copy of your CV or a completed application form and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (quoting the job reference) or if you would prefer to have an informal and confidential chat about the role advertised please do not hesitate to give us a call.