Homecare jobs

Homecare workers play an important role in helping elderly residents or residents with disabilities to remain independent and to continue living in their own homes with dignity.

The work you do could include a wide range of tasks, including helping with:

  • eating and drinking
  • dressing, bathing and toileting
  • medication
  • social interaction
  • meal preparation

The nature of the job involves meeting a wide range of people from different backgrounds.

Could you care?

If you are caring, reliable, sociable, helpful, and want to make a positive difference to the lives of others, a career in homecare work could be for you.

You will receive initial training towards gaining the new care certificate and if you are interested in developing a career in the care sector, further training and support will be available.

A job in homecare can lead to a long and successful career, many who are in senior roles in care companies had started as homecare workers and then progressed within their organisations.

Homecare workers do a challenging but a rewarding job that makes a real difference to the lives of the vulnerable people they support. 

Pay and conditions

Our Home Care Framework is made up of providers who:

  • pay the Reading living wage (a minimum of £8.25 per hour)
  • pay travel time and travel expenses
  • offer flexible working hours
  • provide training and a uniform
  • work closely with the Council to improve care

These 12 providers have signed Unison's ethical care charter  which was created to improve the working conditions for homecare workers and the quality of the care being delivered.

How to apply

Alina Homecare This link opens in a new browser window
Alina Homecare

Supreme Healthcare This link opens in a new browser window
Supreme Healthcare

CareWatch This link opens in a new browser window
Care Watch Reading

Royle Care This link opens in a new browser window
Royle Care

Allied Healthcare This link opens in a new browser window
Allied Healthcare

Kcarenursing This link opens in a new browser window
Kcarenursing

Apex Prime Care This link opens in a new browser window
Apex Prime Care

Radis Community Care This link opens in a new browser window
Radis Community Care

 

 

 

 

 

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