New Directions Social Care

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Job Description

Position: Care Assistant
Location: Bridgend
Shifts: Days/ Nights/ Weekends

We are looking for carers with manual handling training, to work in Bridgend and surrounding areas.

The role requires the person to provide a full range of support to elderly/disabled clients within a care home setting. This may include offering support, meal preparation and personal hygiene.

To be a successful care assistant, you must be kind, compassionate, dedicated and efficient with a friendly and positive demeanour.

New Directions will offer the successful applicant;
Excellent rates of pay
Flexible shifts
Personal development that is encouraged and supported
Refer a Friend bonus payment

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 ND Care & Supportfor more information on this job vacancy,on 029 2082 7555, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 2nd November 2016

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