Care Jobs in Hertfordshire

Abbots Care Family

Our ethos is firmly based on attracting, qualifying and retaining our team of care assistants.  I started Abbots Care with my Mum Stephanie in 1995 when we were both home care workers. We know how it feels to work in the role, and we have gone on to carry out all of the roles listed below, throughout Abbots Care history.

Whichever role you choose to apply for I hope that we have created an exciting and rewarding job for you at Abbots Care.

Thank you for choosing us.

Camille Leavold
Managing Director

HOME CARE WORKERS

As an Abbots Care care worker, you’ll play a vital role in the lives of our customers, giving them the choice to stay in the comfort of their own homes.

If you would like to make a difference to someone’s life and you enjoy helping people, we’d like to hear from you. We’re looking for kind and compassionate people to support adults in their own homes.

Previous care experience is not essential as we provide a full award-winning training programme, ongoing support and shadowing, all before you start your new role.

As a Care Worker for Abbots Care, you will visit a number of service users in your local area each day to provide help and support so that they can remain living independently within their own homes.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Companionship – Being there to offer support to vulnerable people who might be feeling isolated, treating them with kindness and compassion and supporting them to become involved in their local community.
  • Personal Care – Supporting people with getting dressed, eating, cooking, bathing and going to the toilet.
  • Medication – Following training you will help customers to take medications.
  • Practical Support – Around the home with domestic tasks such as housework and laundry.

SPECIALIST CARE WORKER

Specialist care workers work within a  team of health and social care professionals providing care to service users in their home following discharge from hospital. Specialist care workers visit a number of different people each day.

Your main responsibilities will include;

  • Assessing people’s needs coming home from hospital and writing a care plan with them.
  • Offering support to enable them back to their normal routines whilst they recover at home
  • Personal Care – prompting and encouraging people to relearn tasks like getting dressed, eating, cooking, bathing and going to the toilet.

SENIOR CARE ASSISTANTS

Our Senior teams are responsible for working in one locality supervising and supporting a small team of home care assistants.

Your responsibilities will be;

  • Providing cover for your team of care assistants for annual leave.
  • Mentoring and coaching new care assistants until they are competent to work alone.
  • Assessing and reviewing peoples needs and writing a care plan with them.
  • Offering support to enable them back to their normal routines whilst they recover at home
  • Personal Care – prompting and encouraging people to relearn tasks like getting dressed, eating, cooking, bathing and going to the toilet.

CARE ASSISTANTS BANK STAFF

It’s important to Abbots that we have a bank of trained and flexible care assistants who can work for us part time at the weekends to offer our customers continuity of care.

If you have a full-day of availability every weekend, we pay enhanced bank rates to our bank care assistants.

LEARNING DISABILITIES SUPPORT WORKER

Abbots Care supports both adults and children with Learning Disabilities who live at home.

Your responsibilities will be;

  •  Getting out and about – supporting our customers reach their chosen outcomes. This could be attending a sporting event, going out for a coffee, or helping them to access the workplace.
  • Supporting with personal care Enabling people to wash, dress, cook, toilet, bathe, and do household tasks
  • Supporting people to live independent lives in the community

WHERE WE COVER;

  • Watford
  • Hatfield
  • St Albans
  • Welwyn Garden City
  • Cheshunt
  • Hertfordshire
  • Hemel Hampstead
  • Hoddesdon

 

If you’re interested in a career within home care in Hertfordshire, we carry out monthly taster events for potential applicants to come and try out one of these roles. Call our recruitment team for further information on 01717 891004 or apply online for one of the vacancies here.

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“I came over to England to try new things and went into Care. Since starting in March 2017 I have found working for Abbots Care more rewarding and felt more accepted. I have built up a good relationship with the service users; I am so glad I came into this job it’s been the best experience ever.”

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