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Care Assistant – Bristol

Job Description

Are you an experienced Care Assistant? Do you have a passion for supporting elderly adults? If so, we currently have varied Care Assistant roles across the Bristol and surrounding areas that may be of interest to you. These could be based within a residential home or out in the community. As a Care Assistant, you will be driven to provide ongoing support and care for service users and to help them live as independent and active lives as possible.

As well as building strong relationships with the service users, as a Care Assistant, you will:

  • Deliver high standards of care in line with individual and person-centered care plans
  • work with service users to develop and encourage independence where suitable
  • Assist clients with personal care tasks, such as washing, dressing, eating and toileting.
  • Assist in the safe lifting, transferring, repositioning and movement of clients
  • Encourage clients to participate in social and recreational activities.

As well as competitive pay rates up to £10 per hour, we offer incredible benefits including:

  • A dedicated consultant to help and guide you through the booking process
  • Flexible working hours. Whether it’s weekends, evenings, nights or long days. Choose what shifts you want to work!
  • 24 hour on call service
  • Ongoing and free CPD & Training relevant to your workload
  • Accrued holiday pay – a savings pot you can take out at any time to allow you a break from work

In order to be considered for this amazing opportunity to Care for Adults, you will need to

  • Be committed and passionate about supporting Adults in a residential setting
  • Have relevant and up to date manual handling and first aid training
  • Be able to undertake an enhanced DBS check
  • Be able to commit to any of the following shift patterns – 8am to 4pm/ 7am to 7pm/ 9am-9pm/ 10am to 10pm (rotas vary per service)

Find out more about this great opportunity and apply by contacting Keri Evans on 02920 390 150 Option 1 or email keri.evans@new-directions.co.uk with your CV. If this is not for you, but you know the perfect person for the job, we offer £50 for every successful referral, call us to refer a friend.

Additional Information

The role of a Care Assistant

Duties may vary depending on the needs of the individual. Care Assistants are responsible for the individuals' overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. Duties can include:

  • Assisting and enabling;
  • washing and dressing;
  • taking food and refreshment;
  • mobility;
  • toileting;
  • bed making;
  • providing interest and activities to stimulate and engage the service user;
  • monitoring individuals’ conditions by taking temperature, pulse, respiration and weight;
  • contributing to record keeping.

Care workers work as part of a larger team and are supervised by a manager or senior care worker. They can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is usually developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person requiring care or support.

Benefits:
  • Working as part of a friendly, established team
  • 24 hour On Call Service in place
  • Flexibility to choose where, when and how much you want to work
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Award winning company
  • Online Services to access to your information; payslips, request holiday pay
  • Full booking confirmation before you start
  • Access to FREE Training Courses and personal development
  • Respected reputation throughout the Social Care and recruitment industry
Experience:
Please be advised that we require a minimum 6 months paid social care experience or 12 months relevant voluntary experience.
DBS:
We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a robust recruitment procedure and hold a fully enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 31st March 2021


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