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Healthcare Assistant job in Bristol

Job Description

New Directions are currently recruiting for Healthcare Assistants in the Bristol area.

We have ongoing work available in a reablement care home service catering for the elderly.

The client group varies as the maximum stay is 6 weeks. You will be working with the elderly so you will be required to have experience within an elderly setting and be comfortable with personal care.

The home is a highly commended service which has an impeccable CQC record and is looking for individuals who are team players, passionate and have a genuine drive to for deliver first class care.

New Directions can offer flexible hours, set hours and the opportunity for training and development.

Ideally you will have completed a recent manual handling course although we can offer this training if required

This role requires you have at least 6 months paid or 12 months voluntary experience in a social care setting.

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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 0117 314 3512, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 1st February 2019


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