Care Assistant

17500.00 to 21850.00 Per Year
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading and progressive care provider, dealing with vulnerable adults with high care needs. They have positions available for new carers and carers wishing to grow and develop to senior and team management positions.

Purpose of the role:
- SUPPORT the provision of high quality care and to assist in identifying and addressing the health and social care needs
- HELP in the maintenance of the care users??? physical environment and in the general day-to-day activities of the home
- ENGAGE socially with residents in a manner that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence
- COOPERATE with colleagues and to take instruction in best care from team leaders overseeing resident care
- DOCUMENT all care, incidents and observations accurately, completely and swiftly
- COMMUNICATE and interact with residents, colleagues and visitors in a kindly fashion

Principal responsibilities:
- Support care users choices with dressing, bathing, toileting, eating, drinking, mobility and disabilities, activity and socialising
- Respond to clients??? needs, including responding to call bells
- Support the cleaning and hygiene of the home in line with management instructions
- Engage in the promotion of mental and physical activity of residents through conversation, trips and sharing with them
- Follow care plans in the delivery of care and support the ongoing development of plans
- Document according to management instruction using tablet equipment provided
- Respect the needs of the resident above all else because they rely upon you to fulfil their needs
- Treat your colleagues as you would wish to be treated yourself
- Carry out other reasonable duties as may be required

Salary of ??17,500-??21,850 per annum is on offer, dependent on experience.

To be considered for this role, please apply today.