Care Assistant - BANK

14 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Care Assistant- Residential Care Home, Permanent - BANK

Our client is dedicated to providing outstanding care to their clients which is why they have been named the most outstanding care group in the UK in 2016 and 'The most improved Dementia Care Group in the UK' in 2017 by the UK Over 50s Housing Awards.

Do you want to do your best for people and provide and excellent quality of care?

You should be an experienced Carer or an individual with a genuine desire to enter the care arena looking for a new position in an Elderly Care Home.

Our client offers a full training and induction package including a City and Guilds Verified Care Certificate for those who require it.The successful person will be joining a close-knit, friendly team who offer a quality service.

As a Care Assistant you will be responsible for:

* Understanding and providing the requirements for "normal" health and to have insight into the effects on the client and family when continued care is needed.
* To assist the client in any area of his/her daily care needs which they would normally undertake themselves if they were able to do so.
* To participate in holistic caring activities.
* Care for all clients' needs as required with the aim of optimising their independence.
* Read and act on the Care Plans of each client to promote continuity of care.
* To understand the right of the individual to confidentiality.
* Moving and handling, dressing and assisting residents in their daily hygiene and dressing needs.
* Observing and reporting any changes in residents condition
* Report to Senior staff any hazard or unsafe equipment that may be injurious to the health and safety of staff, residents and visitors
* To attend any in-service training arranged as part of staff development and mandatory training, which is a legal requirement

As a Care Assistant it would be desirable to have:

* Previous experience of care work in a Hospital, Care or Nursing Home.
* A Passion for Care of the Elderly
* NVQ2 in Health and Social Care

How to Apply

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