Overview

Care Assistant

Care Assistant

Job Title: Care Assistant
Job Type:  Permanent
Location: Norwich  

Days and hours of work: 40 hours per week- night shifts – 4 night shifts including every other weekend.
Start Date: ASAP
Salary/ Hourly rate: £8.76- £9.00 per hour               

Our client is a specialist dementia home looking for caring and compassionate people who can make a difference. Our client has a passion for making a difference to the lives of the residents, many of whom are living with dementia.

This is an opportunity to join a committed and passionate team of carers who know that every day they make a difference. They provide personal care, companionship and friendship, whilst promoting independence in a safe and caring environment.  

THE ROLE

To follow instructions and care plans of individuals

Treat Service Users with respect at all times

Support individuals with their personal hygiene and appearance

Maintain a safe environment for staff and Service Users

Encourage the independence and motivation of the Service User

Support the Service Users to make informed choices

Feedback any necessary information to the person in charge

Complete all necessary paperwork

Taking Service Users into the community and on day trips when needed

Providing companionship to service users, communicating effectively with them

Protecting the confidentiality of all Service Users and Clients

To recognise signs of abuse and immediately report through the necessary channels.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLE

Experience of caring either in a personal or professional capacity

Must be reliable

Must be resilient and also compassionate

Excellent communication skills

Transport Desirable but not essential

Online DBS Desirable but not essential

In return our client can offer:

Comprehensive induction and ongoing training to develop your career
Quality training to enhance your skills
Supportive management and staff – to help you settle in the team
Free Uniform
28 days annual leave
Pay enhancements on completion of monthly shifts with no sickness
Pension Scheme
Please contact our Healthcare Recruitment specialists on (phone number removed)