New Directions Social Care

Recruitment & Training Provider in the Social Care Sector

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Job Description

New Directions Social Care are keen to speak to experienced Healthcare Assistants in the central Bristol area to work in nursing and residential homes.

As a New Directions Care Worker you will be supported, informed and have consistent work. We offer weekly pay, free training and holiday pay

We are working with a national quality care provider with an instantly recognisable brand to provide cover for sickness and annual leave etc.

What makes a New Directions Care Assistant?

Ideally you will have 6 months paid or 12 months voluntary experience within the care sector. You will be patient, have empathy and be respectful.You need to have an insight into the care sector and overall have an interest and passion for providing quality care. As part of our team you will have 24/7 support and will benefit from a knowledgeable team who ensure you are well informed at all times.

Your main duties would involve:

  • Providing all aspects of personal care to include washing, dressing, using the toilet and feeding themselves.
  • Encourage social participation
  • Work cohesively with the staff team
  • Update care plans as required
  • Manual Handling

We have immediate interviews available for the right indivduals.

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.

  • 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
Please be advised that we require a minimum 6 months paid social care experience or 12 months relevant voluntary experience.
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 Carefor more information on this job vacancy,on 0117 314 3512, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 2nd November 2016

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