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Home Care Worker

Altair are looking for Home Care Workers to join our team in Devon and Cornwall. If you share our passion to make a difference to people's lives by providing them with support to live independently in their own homes, within their communities, we would love to hear from you.

Hours: Full-time or Part-time

About the Role:

You will be required to help support people in carrying out activities of daily living, including:

  • providing personal care - washing, dressing,
  • assistance to access the community
  • continence care/toileting
  • medication management
  • carrying out light domestic duties
  • assisting with meal preparation
  • shopping
  • providing companionship
  • providing emotional support

About You:

  • You must have a caring, friendly, adaptable personality and a genuine desire to work with people - to make a difference by providing day-to-day support to enable them to live independently.
  • No experience necessary; full training will be provided.
  • You will need to have a full UK driving licence with use of a car, as the role requires travelling between customers' homes.

However, you will need to have the following attributes:

  • A caring, patient and compassionate nature, with the ability to show empathy for others.
  • Understanding of geriatric health, mobility issues and nursing best practices
  • Problem-solving and efficient decision making, especially in emergency situations
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including active listening, to determine client needs and deliver progress reports
  • Organisation, multi-tasking and scheduling
  • Interpersonal skills, including relationship management, conflict management and willingness to accept constructive feedback
  • Basic numeracy and literacy
  • Strong navigation and driving skills
  • Competent domestic skills, including cooking and cleaning


Free training
Free uniform
Annual leave (up to 28 days, pro rata)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £11.50-£14.00 per hour