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Care Assistant ( Professional)

St Jude's Care

4 months ago

£200 - 500/per week

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Job Description

Care Professional (Dorchester)

Be Awesome – join our team at St Jude's Care 

Do you have some Caring experience? If so, then drop us a line.

We can offer you regular shifts whether you can do part-time or full time and better still you can use one of our pool cars (saving you wear and tear of your own and cost of fuel) 

Are you an enthusiastic individual with empathy and compassion who wants to make a difference? if so, we would love to hear from you!

Ask any experienced St Jude's Care Assistant and they’ll probably say that this is one of the most rewarding experiences they have ever had.

Our domiciliary work is predominately within Dorchester, Weymouth, and surrounding areas.

What will be required of you?

  • Provide support and encouragement and maximise independence in household tasks and personal care including:
  • Domestic chores which could include making and changing beds, general housework e.g. dusting, polishing and hoovering, shopping, budgeting, preparing and cooking meals, pet care and laundry
  • Personal care tasks which could include assistance with personal hygiene, oral care, hair care, continence, washing, dressing
  • Safe administration of medication (including creams) in accordance with individual care plans and risk assessments
  • Daytime occupation, activities and leisure pursuits relating to individual’s choices, preferences and hobbies. This could include shopping and supporting clients to attend appointments where necessary


Why work for St Jude's Care?

  • Use of one of our St Jude’s Care pool cars (with fuel provided) for care calls (no travel costs or wear and tear on your own vehicle)
  • Competitive pay rates of up to £12 per hour. Average Care Worker pay in excess of £10 per hour. Bank holiday enhancements
  • Accrued holiday pay
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Agreed weekly working pattern including weekend on/weekend off arrangement (to provide work/life balance
  • Full or part-time hours from 20 to 30+ hours per week
  • Full ongoing training within a friendly, supportive environment with access to national qualifications including Health and Social Care QCF Level 2 and 3.
  • 24/7 support including emergency out of hours
  • Rota's organised so travel time is kept to a minimum


St Jude's Care prides itself on providing first-class care for every client within their own home. 

Our clients have a range of needs from mental health, learning disabilities and palliative care through to just wanting companionship. Our aim is to make sure our clients can remain in their own homes. 

With the right care, we can help them keep their independence and maintain their dignity.

If you have a valid driving licence and have the passion to deliver high-quality care, then we would like to hear from you.


All COVID precautions are taken and PPE is provided.

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Dorset, UK


£200 - 500/per week Pool car, Pension, refer a friend

Working Term:

Employed (PAYE)

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