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Care Assistant -Cardiff

Job Description

Do you have experience of working in Residential and Nursing home settings ?

New Directions Health & Social Care are looking to recruit dedicated Care assistants to join our friendly team for shifts in the Cardiff area full and part time work available.

We’re seeking caring, compassionate individuals who enjoys interacting with elderly residents and assisting them with their daily activities. Candidates must be warm and friendly, with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and a genuine passion for providing Elderly residents with high quality care and support. If you’re Compassionate, friendly and looking to make a difference to people’s lives then we would interested to hear from you

Must Have previous experience working in elderly care in residential homes and nursing home settings in either 3 months paid or 6 months Voluntary.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Providing high standards of care.
  • Assisting residents with all aspects of personal care whilst maintaining dignity and respect.
  • Ensuring safe practices of manual Handling, transferring repositioning and movements of clients.
  • Report any concerns or issues to the Team leader, nurse in charge, Manager as appropriate including reports of any complaints.
  • Encourage clients to participate in social and recreational duties

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A basic understanding of legislative requirements.
  • Ability to empathize
  • Manual Handling certificate, Basic Life support and mandatory training
  • Excellent team player
  • Personal care
  • Assist with mobility issues
  • Ability to understand and follow policies and procedures.

 

Benefits working with New Directions

  • Weekly pay – on time, reliable pay with support every step of the way
  • Flexible working – use our online portal to update your availability and request shifts to work around you
  • Ongoing CPD – New Directions has its own internal training company to ensure you are constantly up skilled and updated
  • Great bonuses including Refer A Friend scheme
  • A dedicated team to help you
  • 24 hour on call service in place
  • Award winning Company
  • Respected reputation throughout the social care and recruitment industry
  • Working as part of a friendly, established team

 

If you’d like to have an informal chat about this position then please call Louise on 02920 390 150 (option 1) Alternatively you can submit your CV to [email protected] and I will be in contact with you should you meet the above requirements

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: 29th April 2022


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