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Care Assistant Job Vacancy in Swansea

Job Description

We currently have fantastic opportunities for Care Assistants who are experienced in working with the elderly, with disabled adults, people with Dementia or people who have suffered a brain injury, in and around the Swansea area.

The successful candidate for the position of Care Assistant/Support Worker will have the following duties and experience:

  • Providing help with all aspects of personal care
  • Liaise with families or/and office team members to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each clients
  • Some professional experience of working as a carer or in the healthcare industry
  • Passionate about making a difference to an individual’s day to day life.
  • Reliable and have a flexible approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time keeping

To be considered for this role the right candidate will have a minimum of 6 months paid experience or 12 months voluntary experience.

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: 4th April 2019


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