This role offers the potential for an amazing and fulfilling experience. Our care assistants provide crucial care and support to customers in all aspects of their daily life. If you are dedicated and passionate about making a real difference to people’s lives and want a career you can be proud of, this could be the right role for you. Being a care assistant for Orchid Homecare gives immense job satisfaction. You will enjoy the special privilege of building unique trusting relationships with each of your customers. Care assistants enter the homes of customers from all walks of life, with different backgrounds and needs, lifestyles and personalities. Home means something different for each of us. Yet in most cases, it holds our special memories, perhaps our loved ones and the carefully chosen objects we treasure. Home represents who we are and who we wish to be. Our care assistants provide each customer with a bespoke care experience, to enable them to continue to enjoy fulfilling lives in their own homes, for as long as possible while promoting their independence.
This important role brings challenges as well as rewards. Our customers include people with a wide range of emotional and physical needs. You will need patience, compassion and an ability to listen well, so you can support customers to stay in touch with the things that really matter to them, even on the difficult days. Stamina to meet both the physical and emotional demands of providing care and support is also essential. You could be supporting a young person with a brain injury or a customer who is near the end of their life. The ability to think clearly in a crisis and to keep calm is necessary to provide the best care for our customers.
Our care assistants are central to the Orchid Homecare mission of providing the best home care services to meet customer needs, whilst respecting their preferences. We provide the training and practical supervision you need to do your job well. We can also support the development of specialist expertise in your chosen area such as dementia. This is an ideal opportunity if you wish to take a step into social care. Orchid Homecare offers a career pathway that can be tailored to your individual aspirations and goals.
You must be able to travel between customers’ homes, by providing your own transport.
As a representative of the Orchid Homecare brand, you can be proud of being part of a strong supportive team, championing the rights of our customers.
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