Our client in the Reading area is a large nursing home that is part of a large organisation and promotes the highest standards of care. They have an exciting opportunity for a care assistant to join their passionate team of HCA's and SHCA's.
We are looking for care assistants who have a passion and desire to care for others and work alongside a team of care assistants to promote dignity and independence for all residents within the nursing/residential home.
Training and support will be provided to care assistants from senior care assistants who have little or no previous experience within a care home.
Main duties for care assistants are as follows:
Providing personal care such as toileting, washing and dressing
Keeping residents comfortable and assisting in manual handling
Checking and reporting any change in residents conditions to a senior care assistant
Practical Support - Making beds, preparing food & laundry
Medical support - Taking temperatures, pulse etc
Liaise with visiting family and friends
Care assistants with previous experience within a care home and NVQ's within health and social care.
24 - 48 hours per week (alternate weekends)