Care Assistant

Recruiter
Remedicare Staffing
Location
Swindon
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1162244429
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are exclusively seeking passionate care assistants who go all-out to provide the very best care for one of our fantastic care providers.

About the role:

Our client in Swindon is seeking full time care assistants for their 80 bedded nursing home. The home specialises in elderly and dementia care and has a great reputation in the local area.

Both days and nights are available paying £8.21+ per hour. These are full time permanent positions (36 hours/week + optional overtime) and shifts are 8-8.

The home is only a 5 minute walk from the nearest bus stop and is easily found.

Care Assistant Main Duties:
  • Supporting the HCA's and SHCA's in delivering the highest quality of care
  • Following residents specific care plans
  • Support residents with personal care (toileting, washing and dressing)
  • Maintain residents dignity and independence
  • Monitoring residents conditions by taking temperatures, pulse etc.
  • Manual handling - Lifting and helping residents move around
  • Practical support - Making beds, preparing food & Laundry


Care Assistant Skills Needed:

The ideal care assistant will have a positive and caring attitude with good communication skills. Reliability and a strong team/work ethic are essential within this role.

Care Assistant Skills Desired:

NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social is desirable although not essential. Previous experience of working within a care home/home care/hospital setting is desirable and sometimes essential for our clients.

Our clients are willing to develop their care assistants through the necessary qualifications to help them fulfil their job role and progress their careers further into senior care assistants and team leaders.