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Community Care Assistant

Optimum Care - Domiciliary Home Care Northern Ireland

JOB: Community Care Worker

East Belfast



Pay Rate


Paid Mileage


Joining Bonus

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

Job Type:

Full or Part-time


Days and/or Evenings



Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks Pro Rata

Standard Benefits :

Excellent Pay Rate - £12.70ph

Market-leading training

Free Uniform

Quick turnaround - Start in as little as 2 weeks

Company Pension

Your Optimum Care Benefits :

£500 Joining Bonus*

Highest Bank Holiday Rate - up to £25.40ph

Paid Mileage (30p), Training & Induction

Guaranteed contracted hours (no zero hours)

No upfront Access NI cost

Refer a Caring Friend - £100 Bonus

Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line

Career Progression Opportunities (Community & Office-Based)

Further Education Opportunities

Daily support from office team

*Please note we reserve the right to close this advertisement early. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

Job Ref: 24OPTB01/BEL

Community Care - Real Living Wage Employer Northern Ireland

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*£500 Joining Bonus (£250 after 3 months and £250 after 6 months)

Are you looking for a rewarding role in care?

Would you love to support people to remain in their own homes? 

If so,  why not join our team at Optimum Care.  As a Community Carer, you will support our clients in their own homes.  You will work within one location/area, on either single or double runs. 

We have two shifts, day and evening (times detailed at the bottom), we will give you a contract with guaranteed hours, and you select how many shifts you can fulfil each week. 

Essential Criteria 

 No experience is needed as we provide you with all training.  However, you must meet the below criteria: 

  • Have a full driver’s license with access to a car 
  • Have a desire to care for people in their own homes 
  • A mobile phone 

Your Role 

You will care for our clients in their own homes assisting with personal washing, dressing/undressing, providing snacks and refreshments, and prompt/administering medication.  You will use approved equipment such as hoists or slide sheets to assist clients and provide practical support such as light cleaning, shopping and washing. 

Most importantly, you will encourage and promote their independence and choice whilst upholding their rights and dignity. 

Why join us? 

At Optimum Care, we have been providing care since 1993.  We owe our success to our fantastic carers who strive to provide our clients with an outstanding service of care every day.  

You too can be part of our success.  Not only will you receive all the benefits outlined on this job page, but you will become part of our team always at the forefront of providing the best standard of care. 

See what our Belfast clients have to say about our team

"We cannot single out any individual as all are extremely good, efficient and nice."   

"All the carers are very friendly and take time to ensure you have everything you need."

Additional Details:

Shift Patterns

Day Shift:7am – 6pm
Evening Shift:6pm – 11pm

* to provide adequate care for our clients, you should be available to complete a full shift.  Please note this role requires you to be available to work weekday and weekend shifts.

We will discuss with you at your interview whether you can do day or evening shifts or if you would like a mixture of both throughout your week. 


If what you have read sounds like a good fit for you, we’d love to hear from you. Fill in the form below to apply, our recruitment team will then be in touch with you to progress your application. 

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Please note: Applicants within the last 6 months need not re-apply. 

Quick & Easy to Apply

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

Please fill in the short form below to apply now and our recruitment team will be in touch:

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