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professionals

Pay Rate of £12ph, enhancements for nights and weekends
Career progression opportunities
Accrue Holiday and Pension Pay on top. Taking Hourly Earning to £13.85
Weekly Pay
Carer Appreciation Events
Free Practical training
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What makes Ocala Recruitment different?

Ocala Recruitment was started to create great care employment and deliver outstanding care. We are striving to redefine care employment by increasing pay to meet or exceed the Real Living Wage, as set by the Living Wage Foundation.

At Ocala Recruitment, we make a commitment to valuing care staff for the outstanding care they give. This means excellent rates of pay, inspiring our care team to develop their career in care, and valuing them with our Carer Appreciation Benefits Package.

Minimum Pay Rate of £11 per hour
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Since the beginning one of our key aims was to ensure that our Team gets paid consistent with the ever changing Real Living Wage.

Holiday pay on top of your wage
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Honest and trustworthy service
Free practical training

Why should you join our team of carers?

Everyone at Ocala has worked on the ground in Social Care
Working with a team with over 20 years experience
Career progression opportunities
Social events
Testimonials

What our clients say about us

I Have worked for Ocala for over two years now. They are a family-run business and offer great opportunities, and flexibility, and are always there for support. The work fits in very well with other commitments and family life. Best work decision I have ever made. Great company to work for!

Nicola Tyson

Interviewing process and on-boarding was relaxed and stress-free experience. I have completed the 2 training days which were informative and interactive. Everyone I have met has been lovely and easy to talk to. Looking forward to my new adventures.

Tracy Butler

I would highly recommend Ocala Recruitment. The application was very quick and I was kept up to date through every stage of the process. Plus, they are all extremely friendly and professional!

Sofia Santos

Such a great company! So welcoming and supportive. Best interview I have had and looking forward to working with them!

Charlotte Flowers

Amazing team, great job, I'm really happy that my path crossed with this company, they are so passionate and enthusiastic to all.

Bartek Obuchowicz

So far, it has been five great months of my career at Ocala Recruitment. It feels superb to be part of a team with a strong foundation of shared values and recognises you for the commitment and efforts you put into your work. Which only adds more fuel to keep delivering the highest quality of care.

Kinga Pisarska

"One of the best places I have had the pleasure of working. The team are welcoming and friendly. I have only been with them for a shortly while but feel part of team already as my opinions are listened too and taken on board. I would highly recommend anyone who is thinking of joining to do so."

Sam Drury-Kittle

"Team Ocala is a wonderful team to work with. You get to choose and pick shifts that suite you and your hard work is appreciated. If you want a stress free job? Management always ready to help."

Vivien Asiamah

"Refreshing to see a business that’s so hands on & passionate about their clients and workers. Just finished my two day training with Ocala, and I already feel like a valued member rather than a number! Sam was very engaging and you could tell she was genuinely passionate about what’s she does and teaches!"

Trinity Collins

"Ocala making dreams come true !I have been with Ocala only a few months the team our so supportive of there carers and clients.My client had a dream to go on a cruise with the support of Adam and Sam we gave her the dream.Watching my client and sending photos back to the office we achieved a magical moment which we all celebrated."

Sadie Robbins
Jobs

Our latest job roles

Thetford Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Thetford

Mildenhall Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Mildenhall

Manningtree Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Manningtree

Halesworth Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Halesworth

Sudbury Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Sudbury

Hadleigh Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Hadleigh

East Bergholt Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
East Bergholt

Capel St Mary Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Capel St Mary

Leiston Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Leiston

Southwold Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Southwold

Saxmundham Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Saxmundham

Beccles Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Beccles

Diss Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Diss

Debenham Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Debenham

Lowestoft Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Lowestoft

Needham Market Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Needham Market

Bury St Edmunds Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Bury St Edmunds

Felixstowe Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Felixstowe

Ipswich Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Ipswich

Stowmarket Care Assistant / Support Worker

Date posted:
April 22, 2024
Closing date:
June 26, 2024
Salary:
12.00
/
hour
Location:
Stowmarket
FAQs

Frequently asked questions

What do I need to apply?

To be able to work with Ocala Recruitment, you must have a minimum of 6 months of professional care, and a passion to continually deliver outstanding care.

What are the working hours?

The hours are variable depending on the service's needs. Split into early, late, and night, which usually breaks into 07:00-15:00, 15:00-22:00, and 22:00-07:00.

Is it a zero hour contract

Yes. This means that you are in control of when and where you work, but equally important, when you do not work. 

What is the pay rate?

At Ocala Recruitment, we pay a minimum of £12 per hour and enhancements for nights and weekends. You also accrue holiday and pension pay on top of this wage, making your hourly earnings to at least £13.85 per hour.

About Ocala

Ocala Recruitment Values, Mission & Purpose

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Your Best

Give your best to those you care for and those you work with.

2

Appreciate Dedication

Dedicated, passionate, and persistent work deserves to be shouted about.

3

Courage

Outstanding care is always fun, and so should working.

4

Be Accountable

Take ownership and pride in your responsibilities.

5

Authentic

Always be true to yourself.

6

Integrity

Uphold the highest standards of honesty and doing the right thing.

7

Enjoyment

Be purposeful in bringing joy to the workplace.

8

Never Stop Learning

Fail fast, fail often. Treat each one as a learning experience.

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Resilience

Be unrelenting in your pursuit of your goal, despite the challenges.

Mission

Redefining agency care to deliver quality, consistent and reliable care that gives care providers confidence.

To be the catalyst for change in agency care by being the best at valuing and appreciating everyone.

Purpose

Our purpose is to help care providers to deliver outstanding care, whilst enhancing the lives of care staff with rewarding care employment.

Recruitment process

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Apply for job

Using a variety of recruitment strategies both organic and paid. We always work to source the top 1% of temporary care staff.

Confirm 6 months experience

Once we have sourced an appropriate applicant, we ask a range of pre-interview questions. If successful, they are booked for interview.

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Interview

All interviews are scored on their responses to questions and must obtain our pass mark before being offered a position with Ocala Recruitment.

Collect right to work docs

We collect References, DBS and RTW documents. These are used to confirm the persons eligibility to work in UK and that they are a safe person.

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Ocala Recruitment training

Our training utilises both e-learning and face to face practical, as we believe this promotes quality care. Ocala Recruitment's delivers its bespoke training package. Trainees must complete assessments on each subject to advance as component to work.

Ready to work

Once all documents and certificates are complete. You will receive a welcome call from the team and a welcome pack. We will then take your availability and start booking work.

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