Care Assistant - Kingston Upon Thames

28 Feb 2018
29 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Self Employed
Part Time

We are currently recruiting for part-time/full-time care assistants to join our expanding team, delivering outstanding care and support in client's homes in Kingston Upon Thames and surrounding areas. Support workers should be flexible with their working hours and drivers are especially encouraged to apply.

The quality of our care workers is the most important factor in ensuring that our clients’ needs are delivered using a person-centred approach.

Via our in-house developed Mobile Application, we are revolutionising care at-home by delivering better support for clients; and improved communication for relatives and care workers. Because of this, Support Workers will need to be tech-savvy and organized with a keen sense of duty and a focus on accurate reporting.

Weekend care workers in particular, are encouraged to apply. All levels of experience will be considered, so we encourage applications from individuals who have also previously worked as Support Workers, in a Care Home or Private Carers.

We also hold an employee referral scheme, so if you know of any other Care Assistants looking for additional clients, then please do forward us their details and you can earn a £50 referral fee once they have worked their first 20 hours.


Why work with Vida?

  • Excellent pay -  starting at £11.50/hour

  • After 6 months with Vida, care workers qualify for a pay rate increase to £13/hour (contingent on positive client feedback and high performance on care worker reviews).

  • Shift lengths of 1 hour to 8 hours - flexible depending on how the carer wants to work (part-time/full-time). We assign clients based on your availability.

  • Opportunity to grow with an amazing new care company and gain new skills.

  • As a fast-growing company, we need new care coordinators and care managers; some of our best care coordinators used to work for us as care assistants.

  • Ongoing care training and personal development.

  • FREE updated DBS.

  • FREE induction, including Care Certificate certified by City & Guilds and the Care Quality Commission.

  • Care coordinators available for telephone support 24/7.




The service provided will be as follows*:

  • Personal care.

  • Supporting/Assisting clients with toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene.

  • Continence management.

  • Supporting with use of aids to daily living.

  • Preparation of snacks and meals according to client’s likes/dislikes.

  • Supporting with feeding as required.

  • Domestic / Household Services.

  • General cleaning duties.

  • Companionship duties and getting clients active in their communities.

  • Recording and reporting each visit and recording medication taken by clients.

  • Supporting/Assisting with medication.


Care Workers please note:

Please note that this position is considered a self-employed employment contract. Please note, the job description only maintains the key areas of responsibility. These may change as the company grows. You may be required to take on other duties as the needs of this growing business change. The job description will be evaluated and changed as required. Please also note, you will only be contacted if you have been shortlisted. Due to the high number of applications, we regret that we cannot provide individual feedback.


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