Free Uniform
Paid Travel Time
Pension Scheme

Community care

Salary £11.14 per hour Monday - Friday - £11.59 per hour bank holidays and weekends
Location Peterborough
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

About the role:

Can you provide comfort and reassurance when it matters the most? We are dealing with uncertain times at the moment and we need sensitive, patient and understanding people to help with our service users.

Cross Keys Care are seeking a warm and dedicated care assistants in the Peterborough area to support people in their own homes. This is a permanent role with contracted hours to suit your needs. Full time, part time, mornings, afternoons or evenings. 

No experience needed. We are more about you sharing and demonstrating our values. You don’t need to have previous experience in care to be successful in this role, as full training will be provided.

What is domiciliary care?

Domiciliary care is providing extra support to people who live independently in their own homes. This could include household tasks, personal care, social calls and other tasks required, which allows people to maintain both their independence and quality of life.

Main Duties:

  • Personal care includes washing, dressing, bathing, toileting and medication monitoring and/or assistance
  • Social and shopping calls
  • Meal preparation
  • To provide the highest quality care to service users in their own homes in accordance with their support plan, in person-centred approach
  • To be aware of the personal needs and requirements of your service users, communicating successfully, not only with your service user, their family, friends and other healthcare professionals
  • Maintain appropriate records to meet the needs of the service, observing and promptly reporting back any changes or concerns in your service user’s circumstances or condition

If you are looking for a genuinely rewarding career with a company that values you then apply today.

In Return:

This is an excellent opportunity to work for an organisation that really values their employees.

  • Competitive hourly rate, £11.14 per hour Monday to Friday & £11.59 per hour bank holidays and weekends
  • Full training is given leading to a Certificate in Care
  • Free uniform, mobile phone, PPE equipment and a DBS check
  • 28 days paid holidays inclusive of bank holidays. Plus, an extra day per year for every extra year worked. Capped at 5 extra days
  • 35p per mile for travel expenses
  • £1.00 per hour for mileage
  • £250 Refer a friend scheme
  • Complete care certificate within a 1-month period
  • A great pension scheme; CKH will double employee’s contribution up to a maximum of 10%. SHPS members will also benefit from Life Cover in the event of death in service.  (T&C apply)
  • CKH rewards benefit platform. Access to instant vouchers, cashback and reloadable gift card
  • Employee Assistance Programme. 24-hour free counselling and legal advice
  • CKH employees who have successfully passed their probationary period will be eligible to sign up for Westfield Health, which is a completely free service that gives you access to a range of health cash benefits and services. You will receive money back on a range of essential healthcare including new glasses, contact lenses, dental treatment and physiotherapy. If you have dependent children, they will also be covered on certain benefits up to the age of 22.

Hours of work are flexible between 7am and 10pm - This is on a rota basis. Please note that you will be required to work every other weekend and at least 2 late nights.

A commercial business with a social heart, our vision is to create opportunities that change lives through our drive, expertise, resources and passion. 

Our dynamic approach has made us one of the region’s leading providers of affordable homes for rent and sale. Developing new homes across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, and the surrounding area, we’re committed to increasing the supply of affordable homes in the communities where they are needed most. Agility and innovation are central to our approach to adapting to change, and we’ll continue to grow our business in today’s fast-paced operating environment. 

There’s more to building communities than building houses. In addition to providing quality homes and delivering excellent landlord services, we also provide care at home and at our two extra care communities in Peterborough as well as around the clock support through our LifeLine personal alarm service. Our community investment programme sees us working with specialist partners to bring a range of employment, wellbeing and family-friendly services to the heart of our communities, with a rapidly expanding digital support offer too. 

You can find out more about us and the services we offer our residents on the CKH website. 

We know we need to provide a great working environment to attract the best people. Our offer includes:

  • A great pension scheme: we will double your contribution up to a maximum of 10% and include Life Cover

  • Generous holiday entitlement; 25 days plus bank holidays increasing with time

  • Flexible family friendly and carers policies that allow a range of paid and unpaid leave

  • CKH Rewards benefits platform including cashback on purchases, instant vouchers and reloadable gift cards

  • Westfield Health, giving access to a range of benefits such as 24 hour DoctorLine, Employee Assistance Programme, money back for glasses and dental treatment (after probation)

  • Recognition awards programme open to all to  

  • Long Service Awards

  • Interest Free Loan for Driving Lessons 

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Payroll Giving, enabling you to make tax savings when you donate to charities of your choice

Competency Based Pay

Recognition Awards

Enhanced Maternity Pay

Essential Car User Allowance

Our Care Workers are fabulous! Every day they are out and about in our communities or schemes visiting vulnerable people in their own homes, supporting them to live independent lives. This could mean delivering personal care, helping with medication, preparing meals or providing a social call – no two days are the same! 

Can you be part of our fabulous team? If so, we want you to join our team. You don’t need care experience, just a willingness to learn, a passion to help others and a friendly smile! We’ll provide all the training you need to deliver the excellent, award winning service our customers expect from us.

If you are looking for a genuinely rewarding career with a company that values you, apply today.

You will be working for a business that really values you. We provide:

  • A competitive hourly rate, £11.14 - £11.59 per hour (Community Care) and £10.40 - £10.79 (Extra Care) 

  • 16-20 hours contract per week, but guaranteed full-time hours

  • Full training leading to a Certificate in Care within a 1-month period

  • Free uniform, mobile phone, PPE and a DBS check

  • 28 days paid holidays inclusive of bank holidays. Plus, an extra day per year for every extra year worked. Capped at 5 extra days 

  • 35p per mile for travel expenses

  • £1.00 per hour for mileage (Community Care)

  • £250 Refer a friend scheme

  • A great pension scheme: we will double your contribution up to a maximum of 10% and include Life Cover

  • CKH Rewards benefits platform including cashback on purchases, instant vouchers and reloadable gift cards

  • Westfield Health, giving access to a range of benefits such as 24 hour DoctorLine, Employee Assistance Programme, money back for glasses and dental treatment (after probation)

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