Job Title: Care Assistant
Job Type: Permanent
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.
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
28 days annual leave
Pay enhancements on completion of monthly shifts with no sickness
Please contact our Healthcare Recruitment specialists on (phone number removed)