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Care Assistant Posted Mar 02
Care Vacancy Ltd , Amersham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Care Assistant, Pratt House, Amersham

Hours of Work - 35 hours per week alternate weekends £8.25

Bank and Permanent positions available

We are looking to recruit Care Assistant who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for older people, either through previous roles in social care or in other roles.

The role of a Care Assistant includes the following tasks:

Supporting and caring for all residents. Ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met while maintaining dignity, choice, independence and respect.

To help serve meals and assist residents with eating as required.

Assist as required with social functions at the home.

To assist with administration of residents care plans.

To help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities including incontinence and in the use and care of aids and personal equipment.

Support and work closely with families and friends offering professional and emotional support sensitively.

To be flexible with regards to working hours and attend training and development sessions as required.

The following requirements are essential for the role of Care Assistants:

Experience working in the care industry, and an understanding of dementia

Ability to communicate and interact well with people

To be able to read, write and work with numbers to a good standard

Ability to work well as part of a team.

NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent

Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people

Ability to carry out all aspects of the role to a high standard at all times

The following requirements are desirable for the role of Care Assistants:

Experience in a similar role within a health or social care setting

Working in services for older people

Evidence of continuing training and development.

Please apply online

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: 8 to 9 GBP (British Pound)
Pay Period: Hourly
Other Pay Info: £8.25 per hour