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Carers – Oxford

1st Homecare is a rapidly growing care agency based in Oxford specialising in providing person centred home care with minimum call visits of 1 hour – to the highest standards, and offering excellent pay rates.

We are looking for full time or part time carers in Oxford and surrounding areas, to help us make a real difference to the lives of our elderly clients and clients with disabilities.  We welcome applications from workers with a compassionate, outgoing, proactive and flexible approach to join our team.

Key Terms/Benefits: 


  • Pay Rates Pay rates ranging from £11.30 (weekdays) to £13.03 (weekends) plus £1.50 per visit travel allowance.
  • FULL or PART TIME hours
  • Daytime, evening, night time and weekend hours available with minimum of 1 hour visits
  • Full and FREE training for all applicants and a training grant of £150 which is paid after a probationary period.
  • 5.6 weeks of paid holiday per annum (pro-rated to hours worked)
  • Pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Free uniform
  • Recommend a friend incentive of £300 (£100 when a friend joins, plus £200 after 6 months)
  • Opportunity to gain further qualifications in Health/Social care and become a senior care worker with enhanced pay


  • Assisting vulnerable adults with personal care including showering, toileting and dressing
  • Prompting, assisting or administering medication, application of creams, eye drops and other medication
  • Shopping assistance
  • Carrying out housework
  • Respite services
  • Assisting with food and drinks
  • Sits and activities

Key requirements:

  • Most importantly, the right attitude and dedication to our clients, and demonstrating a compassionate, proactive and flexible approach
  • Car owners with full driving licence are preferred, however this is not essential
  • Previous experience in care is preferred but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A national qualification is desirable e.g. QCF Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care