New Directions Social Care

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Job Description

We are looking for a Care Assistant to work within a 31-bed care home with a range of needs. Ensuring the highest standards of care are maintained by supporting and assisting Elders with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing and all other aspects of daily living.

The Right Person for the Role:

·         Experience working within the care industry

·         The ability to use own initiative

·         Manual Handling

·         Able to work various shift patterns and hours

·         Willing to carry out various duties that may include some personal care

The home is located in the seaside town of Porthcawl close to local transport. Looking after service users with a range of needs from dementia, mental health and physical disabilities. In return you will have ongoing training and opportunities with view of progression and salary increases.

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 01792 620190, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 6th November 2018


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