Home Care Workers – Taunton

Area: Taunton Deane & Wellington
Hours / Salary: Flexible Working Hours

Is it time for a new challenge in 2018

We wish to recruit a number Home Care Workers to work in and around Taunton due to increased demand.

Pay rates:

Monday to Friday £8.00

Saturday £8.50

Sunday £9.40

Those with a Level 3 qualification or equivalent:

Monday to Friday £8.50

Saturday £9.00

Sunday £9.90

Travel time paid at £7.50 per hour Mileage 40p per mile 

We deliver home care to clients in their own homes, within the communities of Taunton, Wellington and surrounding areas .

The typical tasks of a Home Care Worker will include helping people to get up in the mornings and to bed at night, washing, bathing, dressing, toileting, meal preparation and assistance with medication. No experience is necessary as a full and comprehensive training program will be provided.

Way Ahead Care’s is dedicated to the support and development of it staff through continual investment in its exclusive training department.

The successful applicant will have a friendly and pleasant disposition with a flexible and caring approach.

You will need to have access to motorised transport and be prepared to travel to the homes of our Service Users in and around the Taunton, Wellington and surrounding areas . (travel time and mileage paid)

Home Care is delivered between the hours of 07:00-22:00 across all 7 days of the week.

You can choose the working days and hours of the week you wish to work. You would provide us with a two week working pattern, which we call your ‘Availability’, this will be recorded as your normal hours and will repeat every two weeks.

Please be aware that as our service runs across all 7 days of the week our employees are required to work alternate weekends but you may choose which one to suit your personal circumstances.

Mileage – 40p per mile 

Travel Time

You will be paid for your travelling. This is calculated using the number of miles you are travelling and the national speed limit of 30mph (based on driving a car or moped); these hours are paid at £7.50 per hour


You will receive 5.6 weeks of holiday. The holiday year runs from 1st January to 31st December. Long serving employees are granted additional holiday in recognition of their service after 5 years and 10 years.


All new employees receive an extensive induction to the role and the Company, completing the nationally recognised ‘Care Certificate’ in the process.


We are able to deliver nationally recognised care qualifications and management awards.

Career opportunities

The Company believes that staff are our greatest asset, staff development and career progression are both actively encouraged throughout your employment

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