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Care Assistant - Learning Disabilities - Reading, Berks

  • Salary: £9 - £12 per hour + subject to payment and shift type
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 21-09-2020
  • Sector: Support Work, Social Care
  • Job type: Temporary / Shift Work
  • Job reference: J357_1600688934

My client is seeking an experienced Care Assistant to provide 1:1 care for a male service user at their Residential Home in Reading, Berkshire

Offering a full-time role with a minimum of 30 hours a week on a temp to perm basis.

Shift patterns:

Pay: £9-£12 per hour (subject to payment and shift type) with the opportunity to go permanent with an annual salary and added benefits.

Requirements for you as the Care Assistant:

  • Enhanced DBS (on the update service)
  • Experience supporting vulnerable adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health conditions in a supported living environment
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to be part of a team and get stuck in with other tasks when required whilst still promoting independence
  • Empathetic and flexible with working hours /days
  • Up-to-date mandatory training*

Responsibilities for you as the Care Assistant:

  • Supporting service users with daily needs such as personal care
  • Working closely with service users, staff, families and other relevant professionals
  • Following service user care plans
  • Consistently promoting independence to service users

Benefits for you as the Care Assistant:

  • Flexible working hours with a minimum of 30 a week
  • Temp to perm opportunity offering the added security of permanent employment
  • *Paid training provided by Charles Hunter Associates
  • Ability to change the lives of vulnerable adults
  • Opportunity to work alongside an experienced, supportive team

If you are interested in this Care Assistant role, please call on 0118 948 5555 or email

If this role is not for you but you are interested in a career in Social Care, please get in touch as we have many opportunities available!

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